Good Eats 2

November's CultureMap editorial special series is all about food. We'll take an in-depth look at the many diverse and outstanding restaurants in Houston and visit the home kitchens of some of the city's best cooks. We'll examine how Houston transformed itself from a strictly meat-and-potatoes town into one of the nation's most culinarily-diverse cities. We'll also offer a guide to eating at both ends of the financial spectrum with tips on where to go for great meals for under $10 and where to eat and what to order when money is no object. And what would a guide to good eats be in November without a tribute to Thanksgiving? Our experts talk about their best Turkey Day meal (both meat and meatless) and offer tips on how to make this year's feast extra special.

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Eating out on Thanksgiving: Houston's holiday hotspots

By Sarah Rufca - November 21st, 2010

Sure, you could have a traditional, Norman Rockwell-ized Thanksgiving spent at home, half hovering near the oven and half in front of the TV. But if little-miss-in-the-kitchen is not your bag (or something goes horribly, horribly wrong with the turkey) here are ...

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Leave Thanksgiving to experts: Central Market, Whole Foods & others will cook your bird

By Marci Gilbert - November 20th, 2010

Thanksgiving can be quite a stressful holiday. You have to start cooking and baking days in advance, you worry about poisoning people with turkey that isn’t cooked enough or starving people if your dishes taste like mush. Then there’s the ...