DINING Ristorante Cavour
The Tasting Room
Recognized as one of Houston’s Premier Italian Restaurants, Ristorante Cavour features authentic Northern Italian cuisine amid a beautiful setting. Savor traditional Italian favorites alongside seasonal house specialties with selections to indulge the most discriminating palate while a premier wine cellar features 600 vintages hand-selected from around the world.
Enjoy fine wines, artisan pizzas, and a cozy, social atmosphere in this restaurant, which features a variety of seating areas. Some 100 wines are priced from $15 per bottle to more than $1,000 per bottle, with dozens of wines available for purchase by the glass.
This contemporary Japanese and Sushi restaurant serves the freshest products available, as it flies seafood in every day from Fukuoka and Tsukiji markets in Japan and maintains close relationships with local Texas farmers. The innovative food combinations provide a truly unique dining experience.
Dark opulence sets the scene for sipping fine spirits, exotic cocktails and other exciting libations. With its crimson velvet accents, vintage lighting, H Bar provides a rich, yet timeless, atmosphere to carry an intimate conversation or a nightcap.
1080 Uptown Park Blvd. (Galleria/Uptown) 713.418.1000
1101-18 Uptown Park Blvd. (Uptown) 713.993.9800
With a focus on Italian wine and small Italian bites, this intimate setting is reminiscent of a typical wine bar found on the streets of Venice. Internationally acclaimed Chef Marco Wiles, a native of Italy, has designed each dish to include the freshest ingredients and complement the ever-changing selection of wines.
Roka Akor brings an unparalleled combination of thoughtful design and contemporary Robata Japanese to Houston. The menu changes seasonally, with prime-cut steaks, seafood, and vegetables with Japanese-inspired marinades and sauces, along with sushi and sashimi. 2929 Weslayan St. #100 (River Oaks) 713.622.1777 rokaakor.com
Seasons 52 A Houston favorite, this fresh grill and wine bar invites guests to discover the sensational flavors of a season-inspired menu and award-winning international wine list within a casual, yet sophisticated, ambiance. 4410 Westheimer Road (Highland Village) 713.621.5452
818 Town & Country Blvd. (CityCentre) 281.822.1500
Tony Mandola’s is your destination for delicious, high-quality Italian and Cajun cuisine prepared by hand in an unforgettable setting. Their dishes are made fresh daily, and many of their popular recipes have been in the family for generations. 1212 Waugh Drive (River Oaks) 713.528.3474 tonymandolas.com
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Spindletop Restaurant Created by a team of award-winning chefs, the menu focuses on fresh American seafood with a Southwest flair. Spindletop is designed to showcase the very best produce and ingredients from local and regional purveyors.
Weights + Measures This casual neighborhood restaurant, bakeshop and bar located in a 1950s industrial warehouse is a hot spot with a mid-mod feel. Their goal is to create a comfortable, sincere and welcoming place for all to dine, relax, socialize and share great experiences.
Mongoose versus Cobra
Named by Southern Living as one of the best places to get a cocktail in Houston, M vs C offers an extensive selection of small-batch beers and spirits. The unpretentious industrial vibe comes from the building's rich history and welcomes all beer and cocktail enthusiasts. 1011 McGowen St. (Midtown) 713.650.6872 mongooseversuscobra.com
2808 Caroline St. (Downtown) 713.654.1970
13 Celsius photo by Daniel Otriz
Located in the iconic Houstonian Hotel, authentic food and flavors from Texas, Louisiana and Mexico reflect “How Houstonians Love to Eat.” Flawless wood-grilled rib-eyes, Gulf Coast oysters and tributes to regional chefs and storied recipes. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Complimentary valet. 111 N. Post Oak Lane (Uptown) 713.685.6713
This European wine bar and cafe serves unique wines from all over the world that are stored in a climate-controlled cellar at 13 degrees celsius. Tucked just inside Midtown, the beautifully renovated 1920s building is the perfect spot for date night or happy hour. 3000 Caroline St. (Midtown) 713.529.8466 13celsius.com
Tropicales This charming all-day-café is located in the heart of Houston, where the Museum District meets the Rice Village. Gulf Coast & Latin flavors converge in the vibrant, Caribbean inspired space that also serves unique cocktails, beer, wine and coffee. 2132 Bissonnet (Rice Village) (832) 649-7974 tropicalestx.net
Clé Day/Night Club features three uniquely elegant bars that transition into five indoor and outdoor lounge areas. The day pool has a bar, daybeds, private VIP cabanas and an open-air party-deck. World-renowned DJ’s grace the turntables, making it an unparalleled nightlife experience.
1200 Louisiana St. (Downtown) 713.375.4775
2301 Main St. (Midtown) 713.955.2302
H O U S TO N H OT E L M A G A Z I N E
1600 W Loop S (Uptown) 346.227.5137
4820 Washington Ave. (Washington Heights) 713.861.2726
608 Westheimer Road (Montrose) 713.529.2797
842 W. Sam Houston Parkway (CityCentre) 713.464.5252
Sophisticated surroundings make this an elegant yet comfortable spot for innovative rolls and traditional Japanese cuisine with a modern twist. The menu is ever-evolving with the growth and cultural diversity of Houston, making Soma a local favorite.
904 Westheimer Road (Montrose) 713.522.4808
Clé Group’s nightclub, Spire boasts three beautiful bars positioned throughout the 15,000 square foot venue with over 40 VIP sections and state-of-the-art production. Each room enhances your senses and will present an awe-inspiring nightclub experience. 1720 Main St. (Downtown) 713.588.5379 thespireclub.com
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