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Benjy’s Happy Hour Still Fresh After 22 Years

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No trip to Houston is complete without a stop in Rice Village, an eclectic dining and shopping district with roots in the late 1930s. Today, more than 300 shops and boutiques dot the 16-block neighborhood, with a host of dining options to match.

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The Only Place in Texas For South African Cuisine

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What is South African cuisine?

If you’re wondering, you’re not alone – for most, the food of South Africa is shrouded in mystery, an elusive phenomenon that no one can quite put a finger on. The reason for its impalpability is twofold. One, South African cuisine is a melting pot of flavors, reflective of the cultural diversity that has given the Republic of South Africa its nickname, the “Rainbow Nation.” Two, no one in Texas has ever served South African food – until recently. Keep Reading

For a Limited Time: Fresh Corn Tamales at Award-Winning Hugo’s

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You needn’t be from Houston to know of chef Hugo Ortega.

Co-owner of H-Town Restaurant Group with restaurateur and wife Tracy Vaught, chef Hugo is renowned in the restaurant world for his dynamic dishes and unparalleled flavors. Earlier this year, he took home a James Beard Award – and the accolades keep on coming. Only yesterday, The Houston Chronicle released its Top 100 Restaurants, and two of H-Town Restaurant Group’s eateries topped the list: Xochi achieved number one, and Hugo’s shone at number six.

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Love Local (Foods)

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When visiting a new city, you want to have the best and eat it too. That’s where we come in, with recommendations on scrumptious places across town. Today, we’re here to bulk up your Places to Lunch list — up toward the top, pencil in Local Foods.

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Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors

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It isn’t just our baseball team that hits home runs. Last fall, family-owned Adair Concepts (Skeeter’s, Los Tios, Adair Kitchen) debuted a River Oaks gem, Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors. Named for the Adair siblings’ grandmother, the charming Southern-inspired space offers everything from weekday breakfast to weekend brunch, with plenty of Happy Hour specials and to-die-for dinners between.

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Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors

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It isn’t just our baseball team that hits home runs. Last fall, family-owned Adair Concepts (Skeeter’s, Los Tios, Adair Kitchen) debuted a River Oaks gem, Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors. Named for the Adair siblings’ grandmother, the charming Southern-inspired space offers everything from weekday breakfast to weekend brunch, with plenty of happy hour specials and to-die-for dinners between.

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Neighborhood Favorite, Paulie’s

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Houston restaurants are renowned, and for good reason: They’re as plentiful as they are delicious. With so many fantastic options, it can be difficult to choose favorites… until it isn’t.

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