New American

Arlo Grey

Aug 6, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Top Chef winner Kristen Kish helms the kitchen at the Line Hotel.


Nov 27, 2017 By Texas Monthly

You could eat like a bird here, but you won't want to.

Biga on the Banks

Jun 27, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Big celebrations, buzzy business dinners, romantic trysts—Biga brings the glamour and a menu to match (all the better if you can get a perch on the balcony over the river). Our fave rave this visit: wild game packets on radicchio and Bibb, chicken-fried oysters on beet “noodles,” and an…


Mar 1, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Follow the starlight to Bliss, for celebratory dining just south of downtown.

Boiler House

Nov 17, 2015 By Texas Monthly

The extensive array of restaurants at Pearl Brewery seems to touch every culinary base, particularly the Boiler House’s eclectic mélange of Texan dishes. Where else in town can you get Dr Pepper tomatillo hog jowls? Or bison tartare? But we were more conservative on this visit and went for an…


Nov 1, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Enjoy steaks and seafood under an antler chandelier at old-school Bonnell’s.

Border Foundry

Oct 4, 2015 By Texas Monthly

Three’s the charm here with an inviting ambience, a seasonal Texas menu, and a family legacy of great cooking. Rustic brick walls bracket a transparent wine wall while large-scale heirlooms whisper of a fascinating past. The menu is obsessively curated and consistently impresses. Our go-to seared tuna perches atop compressed…