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* Protected content Bar brings a wide variety of tapas and desserts to Uptown Park.
From empanadas to croquetas, paella to calamari, this spot offers an
expansive menu of meats, cheeses, seafood and vegetarian options ideal for

BB's Cafe - Greenway Plaza
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*The outpost on Richmond brings BB's traditional New Orleans-themed décor
and fun atmosphere to Greenway Plaza, serving up multiple po'boy varieties,
as well as wallet-friendly Cajun favorites like Bubba Lump salad, boudin
balls and gumbo.*

Brio Tuscan Grille
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*Best known for its wide selection of wood-grilled and oven-roasted steaks,
chops, fresh fish and made-to-order pastas, Brio is a casual,
white-tablecloth eatery. The more than 10,000-square-foot space (most
recently the location of Pesce) features a Tuscan-style design reminiscent
of an Italian villa.*

Dolce Vita Pizzeria
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*Three months after a fire damaged Marco Wiles’ Dolce Vita, the beloved
restaurant has reopened and is once again sending out Neapolitan pie to
faithful fans.*

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*The American-meets-French eatery—created by the same folks behind
Latin-sushi fusion concept Japaneiro’s—spotlights made-from-scratch burgers
and crepes, crafted with never-frozen premium ingredients.*

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*It doesn't take long for visitors to Lucille's in the Museum District to
understand that family is important to Chef/Owner Chris Williams. The
restaurant pays homage to Williams' great grandmother Lucille, who made
cooking a family affair with her cookbooks and entrepreneurial spirit.*

First "Women only" Kitchen in Houston, Authentic Mexican food served Mexico City style. Amazing art by a young Mexican artist >>> Protected content

Luke's Icehouse
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In the tradition of easygoing Texas icehouses, Luke's isn't fancy in the
least. What you'll find at this spot just off Washington Avenue and Durham
Drive is good beer and solid pub grub options.

*Pepper Jack's Mexican Grill & Cantina
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After a nearly 15-year run as Cabo Grill ended earlier in the year, the
prominent space on Travis Street near Market Square Park has reopened as
Pepper Jack's Mexican Grill & Cantina. The menu is a blend between Tex-Mex
and Cajun favorites.

*Sonoma Retail Wine Bar & Restaurant - Heights
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With an interior filled with warm earth tones and varied types of seating,
Sonoma in the Heights offers light bites such as cheese plates and flat
breads to accompany its six page beverage list. Enjoy wines from around the
world-including several flight options-in this intimate yet open setting.*

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*Just weeks after closing the chapter on her 10-year-old t’afia, Chef
Monica Pope unveiled her new Midtown concept. In addition to a new name and
menu, the space’s interior saw an overhaul with the help of the Heights'
Installations Antiques.*

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The Westin Houston Memorial City welcomed a new dining concept to the
property in July, which offers guests a contemporary take on classic
steakhouse offerings. The restaurant replaced the former Trattoria Il
Mulino and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

*Crazy J's Icehouse
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Crazy J's Icehouse is a neighborhood spot with a unique wine and beer menu.
Part icehouse, part sportsbar, Crazy J's prides itself on developing a
loyal clientele of "regulars."

*Demeris' BBQ - West Loop
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The newest location of the family-owned and operated Demeris BBQ chain is
located on the West Loop in the Heights. *

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Created by some of the same folks behind the wildly-successful Ekko’s Greek
American Deli, the G3 concept adds a twist on traditional Greek dishes,
making the cuisine more accessible to the fast-casual diner.

*J. Black's Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge
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Situated in the heart of the Washington Corridor, J. Black's Feel Good
Kitchen & Lounge offers a social dining experience with easy-to-share menu
items, an innovative cocktail list and full wine menu.

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Houston’s Heights neighborhood continues to diversify its dining options
with the recent opening of Salé Sucré. The French bistro, created by
husband-wife team Béline and Chef Philippe Harel, is located next door to
Tacos A Go Go, inside the former White Oak Bakery space.

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Named after the fashionable neighborhood in Central London, the
food-focused West End offers patrons more than 50 craft beers, cocktails
and a menu touting everything from burgers and wings to chicken samosa
quesadillas and fish & chips.

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**Bibas Brooklyn
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Set up like a New York-style diner, this concept has taken over the space
close to Market Square Park left vacant by El Rey. Expect to find tasty
Greek pizzas, salads and traditional dishes in a fast counter-service
environment. Bibas is focusing on speed in order to capitalize on the busy
Downtown lunch crowd.

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*Catherine Duwez, the former proprietor of Café Montrose and Broken Spoke,
has reemerged on Houston’s culinary scene with Café Brussels European Café.
Set inside Dharma Café’s former space, the spot sets the stage for Duwez's
much-loved Belgian fare, crepes and Belgian beers.

*Eighteenth Cocktail
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*Named after the 18th Amendment establishing prohibition, Eighteenth
Cocktail Bar transports West U-area patrons to the roaring 20s with
speakeasy-inspired decor and creative cocktails.

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The first Houston outpost of Dallas Salvadorian-meets-Mexican chain
Gloria's is now open in Midtown. Expect a modern yet elegant atmosphere,
along with authentic Mexican and Salvadorian dishes--including
award-winning margaritas and black bean dip.

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Housed in a historic building on McGowen, just steps from the light rail
tracks on Main St., Mongoose Vs. Cobra has a well-worn, slightly industrial
yet homey feel to it. Cocktails here run from the traditional (Sidecar) to
the more innovative and avant garde. Beers are a definite specialty
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*Brooklyn Meatball Company
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Chef Joey Galluzzi earned a name for himself on the national scene as a
contestant on the TV show America's Next Great Restaurant. Now he's opened
a restaurant in the Downtown Tunnels that focuses on one thing--his famous
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Island Historic Pleasure
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In May Protected content , Galveston Island paid homage to its past with the return of
the city’s Historic Pleasure Pier. The Landry’s owned-and-operated
amusement park—which replaced the Hurricane Ike-battered Flagship
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1961, before being destroyed by Hurricane Carla.

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Upper Kirby’s former Dessert Gallery location—which briefly served as the
home of the members-only club, Dorsia—welcomed a new tenant in spring Protected content ,
with the opening of Hawthorn Restaurant—a buttoned-up European-American
concept highlighting the cuisine of chef/partner and Culinary Institute of
America-grad Riccardo Palazzo-Giorgio.

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Phul Court know how to put together a good beer selection. This new
Downtown sports bar broadcasts major sporting events--from MLB to NBA to
NHL--on a number of high-def flat screens and each night there are
different food trucks on site, including Bernie's Burger Bus and NOLA's
Creole 2 Geaux.

*Sweet Paris Creperie &
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From savory crepes like the truffle caprese with basil infused cherry
tomatoes and mozzarella to sweet delights such as the very berry crème
brulee, this spot has it all. More than two-dozen crepe selections are
complemented by several Panini options and assorted crepes for kids.

Thanks Lina from Houston Accueil for the information !

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