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    Best Bang for the Buck - Darband Shish Kabob

    "Under $25" is the title of a column Eric Asimov writes about inexpensive restaurants for The New York Times. They think that's cheap? At Darband Shish Kabob on Hillcroft, you can feed your whole family for $25 and have enough change left over to tak...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Place to Turn Back the Hands of Time - James Coney Island

    People say we're elitist. Oh, sure, we only eat our steaks Pittsburgh-style and drink our Russian vodka chilled. But dammit, we also go to James Coney Island, just like everyone else in Houston. Why? Because it's a slice of Americana. It's a captured...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Cheap Seafood - J&J Seafood Market

    Heading west on 610 from Reliant Stadium, you'll see J&J's "fresh seafood" sign poking up over the elevated section of the highway. Unfortunately, by the time you see the sign, it's too late to get off at the Stella Link exit, where this classic "you...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Pre- or Post-Theater Restaurant - Papillon Bistro Franais

    Legend has it that the word bistro comes from a Russian word for "quick," or "hurry up!" How fitting that one of the best restaurants in the Theater District should be a bistro, since speedy service is exactly what theatergoers are looking for. The m...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Place to Pig Out - Rodizio Grill

    This Brazilian meat eater's paradise includes a 40-foot all-you-can-eat salad buffet with such exotic fare as quail eggs, crab salad and feijoada, a mixture of black beans and rice along with thinly sliced meats and collard greens. Choose only the sa...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Theme Restaurant - Floridita

    With its rattan furniture and mounted trophy fish, the bar at this "Floribbean" restaurant is one of the most colorful in the city. In fact, the Floridita restaurant on Kirby takes its name from the El Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba, where Ernest "Pap...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Expense-Account Restaurant - Mark's American Cuisine

    There's something magically peculiar about this space. It began as a church, then became the Dream Merchant, a freaky little clothing store. Now completely transformed into a restaurant, the former vestibule houses a dramatic, attractive wine cellar....

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Socioanthropological Study - Teotihuacan Mexican Cafe

    Come for the cheap and excellent food, but come back for the bizarre mix of Heights yuppies, ethnic groups, gay couples and long-haul trucker types that populate this second location, the first one being the much smaller version on Irvington. With th...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Atmosphere - The Fish

    Whatever its name, The Fish (formerly known as Blowfish) is exceptionally titillating. It's identified on the outside solely by the abstract image of a spiny puffer fish. And on the inside, the color scheme is repeated in everything from the waitstaf...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Place to See Bambi - Armand Bayou Nature Center

    Living in the sweltering silver city, there are few places where you can get in touch with your inner Daniel Boone. But just outside of town, before you get to the ocean, there's a place where you can pretend you're going over the river and through t...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Texan - Tony Boselli

    There is no position more unsung in major professional sports than that of the offensive lineman, so let us sing the praises of one: Tony Boselli. The first player drafted by the Texans in their expansion draft, Boselli is, of course, huge; he's six ...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Astro - Outfielder Daryle Ward

    Daryle Ward's 2002 season wasn't the breakout year everyone was hoping for, but his struggles exemplified the twin strands of frustration and elation that bind every Astros fan. God obviously didn't intend for the chunky Ward to be an outfielder, or ...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Yoga Studio - Sundance Yoga Studio

    City life got the best of you? Sundance Yoga Studio offers beginner through advanced classes (levels 1-4) and Power Yoga classes for graduate students. Each class includes pranayama (proper breathing techniques), asanas (postures for flexibility, bal...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Sporting Goods Store - Sun & Ski Sports

    Sports is just too personal an endeavor for you to shop in a megachain that's missing personality. Sun & Ski Sports has multiple outlets, certainly. And visitors won't find diddly in the way of golf drivers with oversized heads or softball bats of me...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Skate Park - Vans Skate Park

    Sanctuary! Tony Hawk wannabes who are tired of getting kicked out of downtown have a 30,000-plus-square-foot refuge they can call their own. Vans Skatepark -- part of a national chain of skateboard facilities -- boasts an impressive indoor/outdoor co...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Public Golf Course - Tour 18

    Golfing vacations have become all the rage in recent years. Young power players and old gummers alike are paying top dollar for package trips that whisk them over the ocean -- and back in time -- to Saint Andrews or some other hallowed shrine of shan...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Disc Golf Course - MacGregor Park

    When we first disclosed to a friend that we occasionally enjoyed a round of disc golf on the weekends, his reply was "That's so...collegiate." True, we did pick up the sport during our undergrad years, but its appeal hasn't waned a bit. And with grea...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Place to Shoot Up - Survival Games of Texas

    When you just have to shoot someone, this little forest hideaway is the safest way to go. Just inside Beltway 8, these woods are still secluded enough that crews have used them to film the wilderness scenes for Blind Fury and Born on the Fourth of Ju...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Place to Hike - Big Thicket National Preserve

    It's no easy task to get off the beaten path, when every trail in the Houston area has been beaten senselessly by the throngs. But the Big Thicket is waiting -- and wild. It's an hour or so drive from Houston, and worth every minute of it. Exit I-10 ...

    on September 26, 2002
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    Best Place to Bike - North and South boulevards through the Broadacres neighborhood

    In a town as hot and biker-unfriendly as Houston, it seems almost pointless to purchase a two-wheeler. But once you check out this beautiful, highbrow Museum District neighborhood, you'll be apt to change your mind. The wide-open, well-paved streets ...

    on September 26, 2002
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