The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Salads

We've come a long way from the days when salads were considered simply "rabbit food" or fare for picky girls attempting to slim down. I often anticipate a salad in a restaurant as much as I do the main course thanks to the extra attention that many restaurants pay their leafy greens. And just as frequently, I'll go to a restaurant specifically for a salad -- something I certainly never did 20 or even 10 years ago.

So on this first day of summer, here's a celebration of our favorite fresh and refreshing salads in town.

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Katharine Shilcutt