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  • 11 hours ago | Best of Houston

    Best Thai Restaurant — Night Market Thai It took a while for Night Market Thai to find its feet but, these days, the trendy-looking spot with its huge Buddha mural and decorative shelves filled with Thai knick knacks has literally turned up the he...

  • 12 hours ago | Best of Houston

    Best Dessert — Xochi Just one glance at the dessert menu at Xochi and it’s obvious that it’s something special. A celebration of Oaxacan cuisine and also a showcase for pastry chef Ruben Ortega’s talent, the menu is divided into two parts: Chocola...

  • 12 hours ago | Best of Houston

    Best Mechanic — Robert Zaharatos, Dennis Auto Service Center Come for the auto repair and maintenance but stay for deep conversations about philosophy and a hefty collection of coffee table books. You'll experience honest, no-nonsense workmanship ...

  • 12 hours ago | Best of Houston

    Best Arts Festival: Houston Via Colori Every year in mid-November the streets around Houston's City Hall are covered in colored chalk and no one gets in trouble for it. It's Via Colori, the arts festival that does such a great job of blending amat...

  • 12 hours ago | Best of Houston

    Best Ice House: West Alabama Ice House The New York Times came to Houston to write a story about Texas ice houses vanishing “like frosty beer on a warm afternoon.” They reported from West Alabama Ice House to see if that venerable watering hole, k...

  • 1 day ago | Best of Houston

    Best Margaritas: El Big Bad Margaritaville, as described by Jimmy Buffett, is probably a state of mind rather than an actual place. If it were a locale with a real address, it would not be the one taken by tequila haven, El Big Bad. The persona in...

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