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Located in a major Southern state, Houston, Texas is guaranteed to offer Southern hospitality and great cooking. In order to fill your cravings and fuel your soul, the first stop on Houston’s culinary scene has to be Lucille’s. From delicious eats such as fried green tomatoes, fried oysters, the extremely popular watermelon salad, and duck breast to a wonderful happy hour and a few cocktails, this is one spot that should not be overlooked.
Lucille’s, 5512 La Branch St, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 568 2505
If you’re feeling hungry after leaving the museum, head around the corner to experience fine dining and wining. MF Sushi offers exquisite fare in an exclusive, sexy and intimate setting that will definitely make the next list of date night spots for your future visits.
MF Sushi, 1401 Binz St. #100, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 637 4587
With no relation to Edgar Allen Poe, The Raven Grill was founded on eccentric comfort food and local meats, making it a neighborhood favorite. This is the perfect spot for reading your daily paper, catching up with your book club, or enjoying time to yourself.
The Raven Grill, 1916 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 521 2027
Revelry on Richmond is where you can meet creative minds. This spot is all about getting to know your friends and neighbors and enjoying time together. Hang out and enjoy their selected dinner specials or events such as Geeks Who Drink Trivia Tuesdays, happy hour specials Mondays through Thursdays, which feature craft beer selections, and Fridays with karaoke — you can sing your hearts out. Revelry also offers a Weekend Patio Party. You never know who you’ll meet in this top-of-the-line fun and festive spot.
Revelry on Richmond, 1613 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX, USA, +1 832 538 0724
Allow Ambrosia to tantalize your taste buds with a tangy and spicy twist on Asian cuisine. Pick and choose your desired flavors, mix and match if you want, and go on your own lavish foodie adventure. Aside from the interior and ambiance, the food is what calls visitors back for more. Never be too shy to try out new foods, like their garlic Brussels sprouts and grilled flank steak pieces with samosa bites.
Ambrosia, 2003 Lexington St, Houston, TX, USA, +1 832 649 4636
This is a new spin on Texas-meets-Korea dishes. Dak & Bop recreates their own versions of fried food. They are known for twice-frying their chicken — you know it will be extra crispy — and their popular kimchi fries will make you order seconds. This spot features an exclusive, intimate, and laid back atmosphere, and you will always be taken care of. For visitors wanting to watch sports, they have you covered with wide screen televisions for every college football and NFL games for the liking, plus they offer a wide selection of beers and creative cocktails for your happy hour needs.
Dak & Bop, 1801 Binz St #120, Houston, TX, USA, +1 713 528 0280