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A neighborhood coffee and sandwich shop — basket optional

Picnic, Exterior, June 2012

Picnic, from the owners of The Raven Grill, feels homey, like a hybrid of the traditional neighborhood bakery, sandwich shop ...

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Giacomo's Cibo e Vino

Wine and small bites

Giacomo's Restaurant, Exterior, June 2012

Owner Lynette Hawkins says her motto is "Eat little, well and often," and with Giacomo's Cibo e Vino she ...

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Central Market

Miles of aisles of gourmet products

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Central Market is far more than a place to buy dinner ingredients and school lunches for the kids. This 75 ...

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Downtown's liveliest sushi spot

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From traditional rolls to more modern sushi creations, the menu holds plenty of variety at Azuma. A monochromatic color scheme ...

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Narin's Bombay Brasserie

Don't miss the lunch buffet

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This upscale Northern Indian eatery offers some interesting and delightful French-Indian cuisine.  Though the atmosphere is refined (white tablecloths and ...

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An ode to Houston's unique food universe

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With a little bit Vietnamese influence and a lot of Gulf tradition, Underbelly chef/owner Chris Shepherd attempts to define ...

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Américas — River Oaks

A modern take on exuberant South American cuisine

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The decor at Américas at the River Oaks Shopping Center is a continuation of the vibrant, maximalist interiors of ...

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