It's that time of year again, so loosen those belts and start practicing your overeating skills...Houston Restaurant Weeks is back!
We've already counted more than 150 participating restaurants, and more are being added up until July 31. With so many places to choose from and so little time (OK, it's a month, but still) HRW can be difficult to navigate. That's why we've created this handy guide to help you choose where to go and what to eat.
Want some killer southern food? Not sure where to go for live music? Aching for some surf and turf? Looking for four courses for the price of three? We got you covered.
According to the HRW site, here's how it's all gonna go down:
- Two-to-three-course lunch menus are $20; $3 of that goes to your area food bank
- Two-to-three-course brunch menus are $20; $3 of that goes to your area food bank
- Three-to-four-course brunch menus are $35; $5 of that goes to your area food bank
- Some three-to-four-course dinner menus are $35; $5 of that goes to your area food bank
- Some three-to-four-course dinner menus are $45; $7 of that goes to your area food bank
You can also donate an additional $10 by texting "HRW" to 20222
This year's HRW runs from August 1 through September 2, and participating restaurants will be offering Restaurant Weeks deals for specific meals any day they are open during this time.
Brunch Babes These five restaurants offer special brunch menus, so bring your friends and spend a lazy afternoon eating for charity.
Provencal Provisions Say "oui" to these French restaurants!
Mambo Italiano When you're there, you're famiglia.
Asian Persuasian From Japanese to Thai, these restaurants will transport you to another land.
South of the Border Spice things up with a little Latin food.
'Merica These five spots are known for their great American cuisine.
Southern Comfort Just like Granny used to make.
The Meat of the Matter If it's meat you're after, these restaurants have you covered.
Fish Dishes Mollusks, urchins and fishes, oh my! Get a taste of seafood from around the world!
Surf & Turf Can't decide between steak and seafood? You don't have to.
Delectable Vegetables Vegetarian dishes steal the show at these restaurants whose veggie dishes are so good, you won't miss the meat.
Drinking Dinner More interested in vino than veal? These places have some of the best wine lists in town.
Dinner and a Show These five spots are known for live music, entertaining chefs and great views. Bring a date!
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Bang For Your Buck Six restaurants are offering four courses for the price of only three. We suggest wearing stretchy pants to dinner.
Must Eats If you haven't been to these places yet, it's about damn time you did.