A gussied-up homage to a Texas town—with food to match.
James Beard winner Mashama Bailey puts both a personal and a global spin on traditional Southern dishes in the Thompson hotel.
A fun country venue from Houston chef Ryan Hildebrand.
Excellent burgers in a fun food-truck court.
Steakhouse fare in a speakeasy setting within Savoir.
Italian classics in a handsome dining room in the Montrose Collective.
A delightful speakeasy-like wine bar above Local Foods Market, in Rice Village.
An upscale sushi bar from the team behind Kokoro and Handies Douzo.
Cowtown's favorite burger joint, now in larger digs in West Fort Worth.
An adventurous menu fusing Mexican and Peruvian flavors.
A food truck from Dai Due's Jesse Griffiths at the Desert Door distillery.
A tiny, posh cafe within the Conservatory on Two, in Highland Park Village.
Upscale Italian from the revamped Sassetta, in the Joule hotel.
Up on Knox has been reborn as a fabulous French bistro under chef Bruno Davaillon.
A hearty bistro menu, candlelight, and live piano music make Lili's a place to linger.
A stylish twelve-seat counter venue with a twelve-course tasting menu.
Top-quality meats grilled table-side to charred and juicy perfection.
In a sunny space downtown, Paco and dad Francisco Islas continue to spread the gospel of the family’s ancestral Hidalgo food.
Shaking up Five Points, this self-proclaimed Mexican chophouse combines a wood-burning grill, top-quality beef, and an enchanting indoor/outdoor space,
In Mockingbird Station, Armando Ramirez offers skillful combinations of fresh seafood in both classic rolls and signature items.
There is no shortage of flavor at Underbelly Hospitality’s sophisticated tavern on the first floor of Market Square Tower.
From the masterminds that brought us Olamaie, this Southern-inflected spot has a vibe that lands someplace between church supper and clubby steakhouse.
Fresh and light Italian food that still checks the comfort food box.
There are many places serving small plates, but this is the only one that transports you to Spain.
You could eat like a bird here, but you won't want to.
Mediterranean fare served with flair and imagination.
An order-at-the-counter spot designed for daytime meals and wine-thirty nibbles.
Fried chicken in many iterations, along with craft beer and margaritas.
A dining experience to match the town’s superlative art.
James Beard nominee Alex Au-Yeung dishes out Malaysian street food with aplomb.
Exemplary Korean barbecue from Ken Bridge and family.
Asian-barbecue fusion from Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin in a remodeled old church.
An import from Omaha, Blue Sushi Sake Grill is a welcome addition to M-K-T, in the Heights.
A light-filled space with an extensive Mexican menu and spectacular views of Buffalo Bayou.
Gino Rojas’s latest is a bridge between his casual Revolver Taco Lounge and his modern Mexican menu at Purépecha Room.
This polished, globally influenced bistro rises above the other restaurants in Preston Center.
This classic urban steakhouse in downtown's JW Marriott is no ordinary hotel restaurant.
Classic Italian dishes from Alfredo Mojica in a retro, white-tablecloth setting.
Fast-casual food as pretty as it is fresh and healthful in a sunny setting in the Cultural District.
An upscale Mexican eatery from Taqueria Taxco in downtown’s Farmers Market.
Julian Barsotti celebrates his favorite Tex-Mex dishes at this handsome spot.
Fresh, beautifully plated Thai dishes in a sunny atmosphere.
On a primo corner in West Village, Honest Taco brings a health-conscious twist to its Mexican food.
Blessed with great sidewalk seating, this casual Italian spot is popular with the Uptown crowd.
Italian fare and wines from Carbone.
This elevated sandwich shop is a Canadian import and the perfect antidote to lunchtime woes.