An all-day hang—breezy, light, and evocative of Southern California.
In the heart of the Knox-Henderson area, this spot serves up creative cocktails and solid American food.
Julian Barsotti's old-school Italian restaurant.
This laid-back spot feels carved right out the Big Easy.
Thirty-plus years of spring rolls and crab claws.
Simple and spare sandwich shop focused on high-quality Italian ingredients.
Breakfast and lunch, with killer tortillas, in the Davis Mountains.
More barn than farmhouse, this restaurant dishes up Texas-style comfort food.
The only problem we have with this little winery in northeast Texas is that the mostly German kitchen serves only four meals a week.
Every town needs a post office, a library, and a place like City Diner.
Finally: a hip food truck vibe with comfortable chairs (and fine Mexican fare).
The perfect stop for a cool, creamy treat in the summer heat.
A little hole-in-the-wall that exceeds all expectations.
A new, snazzy reincarnation of a longtime seafood spot.
Handsome space with fresh takes on classic dishes.
Great roasted chicken at bargain prices in the EaDo neighborhood.
West Houston Italian stalwart gets a lift from a new owner and chef.
Kid-friendly modern diner serving nostalgic eats and drinks in the Heights.
Authentic Korean barbecue in an unassuming location.
Comfort food meets pizza in central El Paso.
Fun, games, and elevated bar food are all on the menu at the Statler Hotel’s sprawling restaurant.
The original, famously funky food trailer is now a brick-and-mortar at Rock Rose.
No-frills spot specializing in Lao and Thai dishes.
Fresh little stop for a quick dose of poke.
Asian-inspired shareable plates and cocktails in a clubby setting.
Moody and handsome, like a fantasy Italian lover who makes great pizza.
An urban-chic hotel cafe offering an array of flavorful fare morning, noon, and night.
A laid-back little spot for cocktails and seafood.
Pricey steakhouse with a Vegas vibe.
Part bakery, part cafe, part wine bar, strategically situated along the streetcar line.
Hondo’s is about making memories, and you can’t help but take away a few.
Classic diner meets carry-out chicken.
A smart new place with healthy options.
A lovely nook for Indian fare within the Asia Society building.
Tilman Fertitta's luxurious and upbeat steakhouse chain lands in the Post Oak Hotel.
This EaDo bistro in a historic building is drawing fans from around town.
Casual spot for Creole and Southern comfort cooking.
Enjoy Ethiopia’s imaginative, homey cuisine in colorful comfort.
A lively spot specializing in Neapolitan pizza, salads, meatballs, and wine.
Sushi and cocktails in the heart of the Arts District.
The beloved taco trailer has put down roots in a strip center on the Highway 183 frontage road.
The Fairmont’s new steak and everything house doesn’t want to be pigeonholed.
A bright, cheery cafe that enjoys a legion of foodie fans.
Richardson's biggest and best selection of dim sum.
Chewy, properly blistered Neapolitan pies served in a tiny, comfortably minimal space.
Italian favorites in a newly revamped space.
Clarksville is the better for this all-day cafe.
Family-owned restaurant with authentic Mediterranean food and a legendary lunch buffet.
A speakeasy atmosphere makes Town Square's flagship restaurant a big hit.
With a focus on fresh and local, Monica's is a step above.