Food Tours

5 Things to Eat and Drink in Houston

This time of year, conversations at Chow Bella staff meetings tend to turn to who's eaten what and where. With the summer travel season in full swing, we bring you Food Tours, our writers' suggestions of what to eat and drink out of town.

Though Houston is better known as a business center than a tourist destination, there's plenty to see, do, and eat here. As is the case with everything Texas-related, this place is large -- in both square miles and volume of worthwhile restaurants. What that means for most visitors is that you aren't going to get to taste it all.

For a short visit with enthusiastic gastronomic aims, we'll recommend focusing your energy on the Montrose neighborhood, located in the heart of Houston. It's a food lover's paradise, where you can stand on the steps of one excellent eatery while staring at the windows of another. It's also where we did most of our dining on our recent summer getaway. (P.S.: The nightlife in this and the surrounding areas is a blast.)

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Lauren Saria
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