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„2018 WORLD’S CHAMPIONSHIP BARB-QUE CONTEST More than 250 teams, led by barbecue aficionados, compete in the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest. While most team tents are invitation-only, visitors can enjoy several public venues, including The Garden, Rockin’ Bar-B-Que Saloon and the Chuck Wagon. Plus, the carnival is open, for wild rides and fun games. The Garden Stage, sponsored by Miller Lite, features some

of the best up-andcoming and established artists in Texas country. The Rockin’ Bar-B-Que Saloon also features live and DJ music, and has an outside patio

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for visitors to enjoy. Inside the saloon is the Chuck Wagon, where visitors can pick up their complimentary sliced brisket plate with chips and beans. „HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO February 27, 2018 March 18, 2018 Recurring daily NRG PARK ONE NRG PARK | HOUSTON, TX 77054 Phone: 832-667-1000 www.rodeohouston.com Rodeo has been a tradition in Houston since 1932, and the threeweek extravaganza at NRG Park continues to consume the city every spring. The kicko for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the Rodeo Parade, after trail riders ride into town and set up camp in Memorial Park. All 20 championship rodeo competitions are concluded with entertainment by music superstars. The entertainment lineup features a mix of country, rock, R&B and Spanish pop artists.

Several favorites, plus six entertainers new to RODEOHOUSTON, will be the first to perform on the new state-ofthe-art stage in 2018. “In addition to a fantastic entertainment lineup, RODEOHOUSTON 2018 will feature a brand new, star-shaped stage with top-of-theline technology that will greatly enhance the presentation and place fans closer to the entertainers inside NRG Stadium,” said Joel Cowley, Rodeo president and CEO. “There’s something fun for everyone at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo — Houston’s favorite tradition since 1932.” Weekday performances start at 6:45 p.m. Weekend performances kick o at 3:45 p.m. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m., through AXS Ticketing via rodeohouston. com. Customers may enter the Online Waiting Room and will be randomly selected to enter the store and purchase tckets.

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HOUSTON COMBINES HUNDREDS OF AMAZING THINGS TO SEE AND DO WITH COUNTLESS WAYS TO SEE AND DO THEM. EVERY DAY IS ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE SOMETHING YOU’LL NEVER FORGET, SO DON’T WASTE A MINUTE. ROY ROGERS EXHIBIT AT THE NATIONAL R MUSEUM OF FUNERAL HISTORY Opening February 1, 2018 The highlight of this new special exhibit is the 1963 Pontiac Bonneville convertible, the ultimate statement of cowboy chic’ once owned by Roy Rogers. Nudie Cohn , “Nudie the Rodeo Tailor,” designed this “you have to see it to believe it” automobile and gave the car to Roy Rogers as a token of their friendship. The interior of “Roy’s Bonneville” is lined with hand-tooled leather. The top of the dash is encrusted with 150 silver dollars. That’s a lot of bling! For More Information, visit www.NMFH.org

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The Kemah Boardwalk is open daily providing fun for everyone! Located just 20 miles from downtown Houston , the Kemah Boardwalk is home to fabulous waterfront restaurants, amusements, charming retail stores, festivals and seaside shows every day. Voted 2014 Local’s Choice Award Winner for Best Attraction and Best Place to Take A Visitor!

”Any day above ground is a good one.”– the slogan of Houston’s National Museum of Funeral History, which celebrates life by showing how we honor the loss of it. The museum displays the country’s largest collection of funeral artifacts, ranging from 19th-century horse-drawn hearses to memorabilia from Michael Jackson’s memorial service. Featured in its collection is JFK’s original eternal flame, a diverse array of of funeral programs, and a collection of beautiful hearses. There is much to catch your eye, but look out for the Snow White-inspired glass casket and the con built for three.

SHOWS

THE ARENA THEATRE

The Arena Theatre stands as one of the city’s oldest and most unique venues for live music and entertainment with its signature feature - the revolving stage. The combination of this rotating stage and the fact that no seat is further than 60 feet away, ensures that no matter where you sit in the Arena Theatre, the viewing will be optimal. A sampling of upcoming shows includes: Sat. Feb. 3, CAIFANES, Fri. Feb. 16, Andres Cepeda, & Fri. Feb. 23, Lalah Hathaway. 7326 Southwest Freeway 713.772.5900 www.arenahouston.com

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 SIGHTS MUSEUMS „THE MENIL COLLECTION Works of art include antiquities, Byzantine and medeval art, tribal cultures, 20th-Century painting and sculpture with particular emphasis on Surrealism. 1515 Sul Ross. 713-525-9400. www.menil.org *Las obras de arte incluyen antigüedades, arte bizantino y medieval, culturas tribales, pintura y escultura del siglo XX, con énfasis particular en el Surrealismo. „CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON

1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004 Times: Monday - Saturday: 11 a.m., Noon & 1 p.m. Sunday: 1, 2 & 3 p.m. Additional Thursday night performances at 6:30 & 7:15 on June 11 and July 2, 16, & 30 „THE COCKRELL BUTTERFLY CENTER at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a stunning, living exhibit that showcases hundreds of live butterflies in a naturalistic rainforest setting. The central conservatory is a dramatic three-story glass cone filled with tropical plants and exotic butterflies. During a typical

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visit, one can expect to see 50 to 60 dierent species of the world’s largest and most colorful butterfly species, flying through the balmy air, hovering over flowers or sipping fruit juice – and occasionally, landing on visitors! „HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE One Hermann Circle 713-639-4600. „MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS HOUSTON – BAYOU BEND COLLECTION Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens One Wescott St. 713-520-2600 bayoubend@mfah.org Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday, 1–5 p.m.; Closed Mondays Bayou Bend is the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts and paintings. Displayed in the former home of Houston civic leader and philanthropist Ima Hogg (1882–1975), the collection is one of the finest showcases of Ameri-

can furnishings, silver, ceramics, and paintings in the world. The house is situated on 14 acres of organically maintained gardens in Houston’s historic River Oaks neighborhood. Open year-round, Bayou Bend welcomes thousands of visitors annually for tours and special programs.

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„CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM 5216 Montrose 713-526-3129 www.camh.org Major local and nationally renowned artists’ works, post 1945 American art, film, concerts and lectures by exhibiting artists. Open Tue.-Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun. 12-5pm. „MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON 1001 Bissonnet 713-526-1361 www.mfah.org Open Tue.-Sat., 10am-5pm; Thurs., 10am-9pm; and Sun., 12:15-6pm. Fabulous sculpture garden, European and American masters of renown, African and Egyptian artifacts and a collection of Remington westerns. „NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FUNERAL HISTORY 415 Barren Spring Drive 281-876-3063 With over 35,500 square feet of exhibition space the National Museum of Funeral History is the largest educational center on Funeral Heritage in the United States and perhaps the world. This museum houses the largest collection of

funereal artifacts in the U.S. The numerous exhibits trace the history of funeral services, displays historic hearses and provides memorabilia from funerals of the famous, such as Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy and Elvis Presley. „DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM Sea creatures of every shape and size are on view at the Downtown Aquarium. The Sunken Temple exhibit reveals the wonders of ancient Mayan culture and the underwater world, while a journey on the Shark Voyage gives you an intimate view of the ocean’s most infamous predators. A great place for family fun, the aquarium also features outdoor attractions such as the 100-foot Diving Bell Ferris Wheel and the Dancing Fountains. Drink and dine at the Aquarium Restaurant or the Dive Lounge. And while there, make sure to check out the new white tigers exhibit. „THE HEALTH MUSEUM 1515 Hermann Dr. 713-521-1515 thehealthmuseum.org Interactive museum for all ages features: a walk-through tour of the Amazing Body Pavilion, hands-on science classes in the DeBakey Science Learning Center, films and special programs in the McGovern Theater; and interactive discovery carts. 9am-5pm, Tues.-Sat; Noon-5, Sun; extended free hours on Thurs., 2-5pm. Adm $6; children 4-12, students and senior citizens, $5.


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corner rainforest setting. The central conservatory is a dramatic three-story glass cone filled with tropical plants and exotic butterflies. During a typical visit, one can expect to see 50 to 60 dierent species of the world’s largest and

MUSEUMS „THE NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM has a lot of stu. There are permanent collections of minerals, natural history exhibits, a planetarium with laser shows and an Imax theater, a butterfly habitat, a paleontology exhibit with dinosaurs, and a new chemistry hall. This place is very crowded, especially on weekends, and you should call in advance for reservations for the Imax, planetarium and butterfly exhibit. „THE COCKRELL BUTTERFLY CENTER at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a stunning, living exhibit that showcases hundreds of live butterflies in a naturalistic

most colorful butterfly species, flying through the balmy air, hovering over flowers or sipping fruit juice – and occasionally, landing on visitors!

ON & UNDER THE WATER „THE BATTLESHIP TEXAS is docked near the San Jacinto Monument. The Texas fought in both World Wars, and has recently been extensively repaired. You can wander all over the ship, above and below deck. „DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM Sea

creatures of every shape and size are on view at the Downtown Aquarium. The Sunken Temple exhibit reveals the wonders of ancient Mayan culture and the underwater world, while a journey on the Shark Voyage gives you an intimate view of the ocean’s most infamous predators. A great place for family fun, the aquarium also features outdoor attractions such as the 100-foot Diving Bell Ferris Wheel and the Dancing Fountains. Drink and dine at the Aquarium Restaurant or the Dive Lounge. And while there, make sure to check out the new white tigers exhibit.

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find plenty of exhibits and activities to interest both adults and children.

WESTERN WEAR „Western Dreamin’ We know your child’s dreams are as big as the wild west. Whether they’re dreaming about riding and roping on the ranch or racing into first place around the barrels, Cavender’s has the hats, belts, boots, jeans and western shirts kids love! With a selection that can’t be beat, and a price that won’t break your budget, you can’t go wrong! Come on in and shop the latest styles that will make your little cowboy or cowgirl’s dreams come true.

„SPACE CENTER HOUSTON is the visitor center for NASA’s Johnson Space Center. It’s the product of the joint eorts of NASA and Disney Imagineering. Easily the most popular attraction in the Houston area, there’s nothing like it anywhere else in the world. You’ll

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS Traveling art exhibitions from across the world are showcased in the John P. McGovern Kid’s Hall alongside Junktion, a collection of activity tables that form together to make a train. Three carts of Junktion host interactive activities, which change weekly in accordance with the various themes. On other carts, children may paint their faces or put on a puppet show. Family Friendly - Kids Special Events Throughout the year, many special events are kicked o in Kids’ Hall, including the widely popular New Year’s Noon - Houston’s longest running New Year celebration for children.

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NATURE „HOUSTON ARBORETUM & NATURE CENTER A 155-acre wildlife sanctuary that contains 5-1/2 miles of self-guided trails under a forest canopy, around ponds and through a swamp of recreated coastal prairie. Daily 8:30am-6pm. 4501 Woodway Drive. 713-681-8433. *Este refugio silvestre de 155 acres contiene 5,5 millas de sendas de auto-guía bajo una bóveda forestal, alrededor de las lagunas, y a través de un pantano de llanura costal recreada. Todos los días

ON THE WATER „Battleship Texas

3527 Battleground Rd. 281-479-2411 The San Jacinto Battleground, home of the U.S.S. Texas, veteran of two World Wars, and a dozen campaigns. Tours on-board daily. Open daily 10-5pm. Visit a museum of Texas history and the 570-foot monument to the San Jacinto battle.

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SPORTS „MINUTE MAID PARK Visit remarkable Astros Field with its 242 foot high retractable roof, and a replica of a 19th century locomotive that runs along the low roof track on the west side of the ballpark. The historic Union Station building features the Astros’ flagship retail store and a cafe in the lobby.

Let’s Celebrate Our 10th Summer in Downtown Houston! We are Houston’s premier Segway tour company. Segway Tours of Houston has been providing tours in the downtown Houston area since 2008. Each tour guide’s sole goal is to safely provide you with an amazing tour! You can book a segway tour online at segwaytoursofhouston.com, or by calling (713) 630-0552 or (866) 673-4929.

A Tribute Tribut T ributte to Roy Rogers

Opening February 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018

Featuring Roy Rogers, America’s Favorite Cowboy, renowned singing star of radio, television and film. The highlight of this new special exhibit is the 1963 Pontiac Bonneville convertible, the ultimate statement of cowboy chic, given to Roy Rogers by its designer Nudie Cohn as a token of their friendship. Capturing the attention of history buffs, science junkies and classic car fanatics to art lovers, pop culture enthusiasts and political aficionados the National Museum of Funeral History has something for everyone! ®

For more information on these and other 2018 events, please visit www.NMFH.org

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SCHLITTERBAHN INDOOR WATERPARK GALVESTON Wasserfest is Galveston’s convertible waterpark and is also open weekends and selected holidays Indoor Waterpark will be closed during the 2017 Fall Indoor Season due to recovery eorts related to Hurricane Harvey. The park is scheduled to re-open Spring 2018. A complete schedule will be posted soon.

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GALLERIES „PERIMETER GALLERY 2365 E. Rice Blvd. 713-521-5928 www.perimiterart.com. A full service Gallery in Rice Village with a variety of choices – Creative Custom Framing, Sculptures, Framed Local and International Art, Etched Glass and more. Also oering Corporate and Personal Art Consultation.

GOLF „EDWIN WATTS GOLF 5395 Westheimer 713-627-2411 www.edwinwattsgolf. com. Edwin Watts Golf has all the golf equipment you need to the most of every round, with great golf brands like Callaway, Titleist, Taylormade, Ping, Nike, Adams, Nickent, Cleveland, Cobra, Mizuno, MacGregor, Ben Hogan, Footjoy & more!

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LIMOUSINE SERVICE „MERLO’S CHARTERS AND LIMOUSINE 713-742-0774 / 1-866367-5466 www.merloscharters. com Providing the best in luxury transportation for all occasions, nights out on the town, bachelor(ette) parties or

airport transfers. Featuring a well kept fleet of limousines, sedans and mini buses

SHOOTING RANGE „TOP GUN RANGE 5901 Beverly Hill 713.779.GUNS (4867) www.topgunrange.com Located in the Heart of the Galleria Area, Top Gun of Texas is Houston’s finest indoor gun range and handgun training center with 15 shooting lanes available for practice, training and qualification. Courteous and professional sta will make your visit safe and enjoyable. The spacious retail area

includes new and used firearms along with holsters, knives, gun safes, flashlights and range bags.. Classes are available for both beginning and experienced shooters

SPORTING GOODS „ORVIS 5727 Westheimer Road 713.783.2111 Shop mens clothing, women’s clothing, fly rods, fly reels, dog beds, home furnishings, travel clothes, gifts, and hunting gear. Orvis is the oldest mail order company in the USA and has been outfitting our customers for the sporting traditions since 1856.

WESTERN WEAR „CAVENDER’S BOOT CITY James R. Cavender founded his truly Texan venture, Cavender’s, in 1965 and today, it remains a much-loved local shopping destination. The retailer oers Western apparel such as shirts, hats, belts and other ranch gear for professional cowboys—and folks hoping to look the part. Shop on-line at cavenders. com 800-696-BOOT for the nearest location When visiting Houston take home some real souvenirs. Houston’s complete western wear outfitters, with 12 stores in Houston.

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Getting Around In Houston Houston is a very diverse city, with many Business, Shopping, Cultural and Entertainment Districts. There is a vast amount to see here in the Gulf Coast. Many visitors to our city realize the need for transportation after they arrive and learn about all we have to offer. An excellent solution is Enterprise Rent-A-Car, with 67 locations throughout the area - THEY WILL EVEN PICK YOU UP. With an excellent fleet selection including Truck, Suv’s and Exotics. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is your perfect answer to see all that our area has to offer. Rent a car in Houston for some fine dining and a night at the Houston Grand Opera after a busy day. Traveling with a crowd? A SUV or minivan rental can get you on your way! Enjoy a day at Six Flags or visit the Johnson Space Center. Plan a trip outside of Houston - Enterprise rental cars will get you on your way. Save wear and tear on your own vehicle, rent a car for a weekend trip to shop and dine on the Riverwalk in San Antonio or visit the country’s largest outdoor water park at Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels.

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EVERY CUISINE, EVERY BUDGET, EVERY NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSTON’S RESTAURANT SCENE HAS YOU COVERED. FROM FINE DINING TO CLASSIC COMFORT FOOD, YOUR VISIT IS SURE TO BE IN GOOD TASTE. Opulent and romantic, Del Frisco’s in Houston is located in the Galleria shopping complex close to Houston’s lively business and commercial action. The elegant two-story space with sweeping windows oers guests a luxurious dining experience. This location oers guests something you won’t find in any other Houston steakhouse with our New Orleansinspired “Lagniappe” menu . Private and semiprivate dining, power bar, lunch and a wine list of over 1,200 selections.

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Guadalajara del Centro has long been Houston’s home for fine Mexican food and has become the popular downtown destination for Tex-Mex. With a solid reputation for creative cuisine, dishes range from traditional fajitas to tasty seafood entrees with a Southwestern kick. With specialty margaritas, a festive atmosphere, and the second story Agave Lounge, Guadalajara is the perfect spot to grab happy hour with friends, Monday through Friday from 2-7 PM.

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Owned by the pickiest pro football Hall of Fame coach turned restaurateur, Shula’s features the Shula Cut ®, Premium Black Angus Beef, the best beef money can buy. “We feature the biggest and best steaks, so it’s fitting to be here in Texas - where everything is bigger,” said Don Shula, who won 347 games during his NFL coaching career. The ambiance of Shula’s evokes a feeling of casual sports elegance. Dark wood floors create a rich backdrop, while a riot of colorful sports memorabilia grace the walls. Even the menus are hand painted on ocial NFL footballs.

Escape to Truluck’s, a getaway for the senses. Savor the freshest Crab, direct from Truluck’s own fisheries. Delight in the freshcatch seafood menu or select tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle. Don’t miss the fabulous Half Price Cocktail Hour... from 4 to 6pm MondayFriday in the Stone Crab Lounge! Enjoy half-price Cocktails, featured wines and appetizers along with live entertainment, every Monday through Friday. Crab lovers, join us as fresh Florida Stone Crab season is back at Truluck’s!


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AMERICAN „DEL FRISCO’S GRILLE 2800 Kirby Drive 832.623.6168 1900 Hughes Landing 281-465.0300 Del Frisco’s Grille uses local ingredients to prepare classics such as Hand-Cut Steaks, Fresh Seafood, Fire Roasted Flatbreads, Hearty Salads, Formidable Sandwiches and Tempting Shareables.

„HARD ROCK CAFE 502 Texas (Bayou Place) 713-227-1392 Enjoy the famous restaurants tasty Rock’n Roll Chili or take a juicy bite of legendary Hamburger, Chicken, Fish, Salads and Giant Desserts are also on the menu. Don’t forget

to bring home a Hard Rock Houston tee-shirt.

„LAWLESS SPIRITS & KITCHEN 909 Texas Avenue 281.823.8600 lawlessspirits.com Lawless Spirits & Kitchen now sits in the original space under the historic Rice Hotel and features one of Houston’s best patio views. Lawless specializes in chic cocktails and shareable bites. Stop by after work for a variety of tempting upscale finger foods and seasonal craft beers. The Bulgogi Korean chicken tacos and lawless burger are favorites among diners. Lawless’ extensive cocktail menu oers old favorites and new creations. Visit Lawless for the history and stay for the spectacular downtown

views! Happy hour daily starting at 4pm and features happy hour pricing all night Sunday & Monday.

BISTRO / CAFE „CAFE EXPRESS 12 Houston Locations www.cafe-express.com. Cafe Express’ extensive, mouthwatering menu features traditional American favorites, each with a unique gourmet twist. The fast casual experience combines fresh highquality food with the convenience of selfservice that allows you to enjoy a quick lunch or a leisurely glass of wine with dinner.

BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE

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Downtown Houston’s Only Revolving Rooftop Restaurant 1200 Louisiana Street (atop Hyatt Regency Hotel) Reservations 713 375 4775 | spindletophouston.com

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„ANGUS GRILL BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE 6106 Westheimer 713.334.5206 angusgrillbraziliansteakhouse.com A dinner menu that includes unlimited servings of 11 dierent cuts of meat (rodizio) and open salad bar. Regular price is $39.95. Children 4 and younger eat free. Price for children who are 5 years old is $5, ages 6 through 10 is $19.95 Lunch menu includes a plate of meat and salad bar ($13) or meat rodizio and salad bar for $22.5. HOURS: Lunch - M-F from 11 am to 2 pm, Dinner - M-F from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm, Sat. from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm Sun. from 5:30 pm to 9 pm „CHAMA GAÚCHA 5865 Westheimer 713.244.9500


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 DINING chamagaucha.com Experience the taste of Southern Brazil featuring 14 dierent cuts of meat. Chicken , Lamb, Pork and Beef served to you table side Along with a exquisite salad bar with over 30 items including exotic cheeses, assorted fresh vegetables, and variety types of house made salads all served with the passion and tradition of a lavish Brazilian Steakhouse. Also oered with the meal are traditional Brazilian side dishes and definitely a must is their Brazilian cocktail Capirinha

CASUAL DINING „THE BUFFALO GRILLE 4080 Bissonnet (Weslayan Plaza Center) 713-661-3663 1301 Voss (at Woodway) 713-784-3663 Voted best breakfast in Houston by the Zagat survey. Texassized Pancakes, Pecan Smoked Bacon, legendary Mexican Breakfasts, bottomless cups of serve-yourself coee. Casual atmosphere, heaping portions, moderate prices. Lunch daily. Sun 8am to 2pm;Mon 7am to 2pm; Tues-Fri 7am to 9pm; Sat 8am to 9pm.

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN „MASRAFF’S 1753 Post Oak Blvd., 713.355.1975 masras.com Contemporary American and Continental Cuisine with a touch of Southern Europe. The seafood, fowl, homemade pastas, lamb, beef and seasonal

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„SAMBUCA 909 Texas Ave. 713.224.5299 sambucarestaurant.com Located in the historic Rice Hotel downtown, Sambuca is Houston’s only rockin’ dinner club. Serving American food with a side of nightly live music as diverse as our menu. We’ve got a lot more to oer than just night moves, too. Enjoy a weekday lunch, or wind down during happy hour with cool cocktails and delicious small plates on the best patio in downtown Houston. Entertaining is our specialty! Let us host your corporate event, luncheon, business holiday party, rehearsal dinner or networking happy hour. Whether it is o-site, at Sambuca or in the Crystal Ballroom at the Rice, you can be sure every detail will be handled with the upmost attention. Sambuca is the ultimate venue to host a party or event in Houston.

FRESH GRILL „SEASONS 52 4410 Westheimer Rd. (713) 621-5452 www.seasons52.com Seasons 52 is a celebration of what’s good now. Seasonally inspired ingredients at their peak of freshness with a menu that changes four times a year to reflect seasonal ingredients. Rustic cooking techniques that bring out natural

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ITALIAN „AMALFI RISTORANTE ITALIANO & BAR 6100 Westheimer 713-532-2201 www.amalfihouston.com Sample a taste of coastal Italy in this Galleria Area Trattoria from Salerno native Giancarlo Ferrara. Classic Italian dishes such as fresh seafood, vivid citrus, and cozy olive oil in addition to fresh pastas, an assortment of meats, family-made cheeses, pasta, pizza, risotto and whole fish. Cleanly crafted cocktails and the allItalian wine list features seafood friendly wines by the glass or bottle. Open Monday - Saturday 11 am - 11 pm.

MEXICAN „GUADALAJARA MEXICAN BAR & GRILL 9799 Katy Fwy./713461-5300, 2925 SWFwy./713-942-0772, 27885 I-45 North/713362-0774, 1201 San Jacinto 713-650-0101 Houston’s home for fine Mexican food. Enjoy favorites like marinade fajitas, melt-inyour-mouth enchiladas and spicy campeche, or choose from one of many unique creations. With 4 locations in the Houston area, you’re never far away from a

great meal in an authentic “Hacienda Style” atmosphere. For 2 or 200, this fare is cooked to perfection and served with a fiesta attitude.

SOUTH AFRICAN FUSION „PELI PELI 5085 Westheimer Rd. 281.257.9500 pelipeli.com Rated top 5 in Houston on both Tripadvisor & Yelp, Peli Peli features South African-inspired steak, chicken and seafood favorites created by Chef Paul Friedman. The unique ambiance features an LED ceiling that changes from sunrise to sunset, artwork from performance artist David Garibaldi and a 40-foot honey onyx bar that glows at night. A semi-private dining area seating up to 60 is available as is patio dining and a brunch on the weekends. Two other locations: Peli Peli @ Vintage Park 110 Vintage Park Blvd 281-257-9500 and Peli Peli Kitchen 9090 Katy Fwy 281-257-9500.

STEAKS „DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAK HOUSE 5061 Westheimer (in the Galleria) Suite 8060/713.355.2600 Del Frisco’s is renowned for its luxurious style, prime beef and extensive cellar of more than 1,800 wine selections. This spectacular 13,000-squarefoot eatery boasts soaring windows that overlook the swanky Galleria skyline and a second-story mezzanine with its own bar.


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STEAKHOUSE & WINE BAR 2405 W. Alabama / 713520-5959 Fleming’s offers guests an exceptional menu inspired by a passion for steak and wine that combines seasonal ingredients with the finest USDA Prime Beef. Every dish is meticulously made from scratch and served with exemplary hospitality. Choose from an awardwinning list of 100 wines by the glass.

STEAK HOUSE 5433 Westheimer 713-789-2333 Serving the finest aged, corn-fed USDA Prime beef. Broiled in a trademark 1,800° oven & served sizzling hot at your table. Also on the menu: select fresh seafood & other meat entrees, and seasonal specialties like foie gras, bualo strip & scallops. An extensive selection of over 100 domestic & imported wines.

„JIMMY G’S 307 N. Belt E. 281-931-7654 Fresh Gulf seafood prepared in the Louisiana tradition. Specialties include crawfish ettoué, fresh snapper and seafood gumbo. A Houston institution.

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„SHULA’S STEAK HOUSE 1200 Louisiana 713-375-4777 Shula’s Steak House, themed after Don Shula and the 72 Dolphins, serves “The SHULA CUT®,” Premium Black Angus Beef, the Best Beef Money Can Buy. Come enjoy the


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ambiance of casual sports elegance and have an unforgettable experience.

„THE CAPITAL GRILLE 5365 Westheimer 713-623-4600 840 W Sam Houston Pkwy N 713-463-5051 thecapitalgrille.com Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. Experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their “Achievement of Excellence Award.” Serving dinner 7days a week starting at 5pm.

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„THE PALM RESTAURANT 6100 Westheimer 713-977-2544 www.thepalm.com A Houston legend for over 87 years, The Palm Restaurant’s redesigned location offers Prime aged steaks, jumbo lobsters, and Italian favorites for which it is renowned. Classics, complemented by new menu items, can be enjoyed in a new dining room or a beautiful outdoor patio. The Palm’s philosophy remains the same: treat guests like family, serve great food, and always exceed expectations.

„SULLIVAN’S STEAKHOUSE 4608 Westheimer 713-961-0333

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„TRULUCK’S STEAK & STONE CRAB 5350 Westheimer 713-783-7270 Dine in elegance at this captivating & original restaurant where fashionable atmosphere is taken to the limit. Only the freshest seafood, hand selected beef and Stone Crab so fresh in

the water today, on your plate tomorrow. Now featuring 90 delicious wines by the glass.

SUSHI „KATA ROBATA SUSHI + GRILL 3600 Kirby 713-526-8858 Kata Robata is Houston’s premiere sushi and Japanese tapas restaurant located near the crossroads of Highway 59 and Kirby. Featuring an exclusive menu from Executive Chef Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi, Kata Robata is a one-of-akind journey through the world of traditional Japanese cuisine. Be it grilled meats, vegetables or sushi, Let Horisan be your guide.


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Richmond Arms is a lively, oldfashioned pub, complete with seasonal brews, too many beers on tap to count and a bevy of Celtic accents ringing throughout the establishment. Even during the week, an evening here feels like an Irish beer advertisement, “Lots of British nationals” feel at home in this “authentic” Briargrove area pub that some claim is the closest thing to England “this side of the big pond”; “wood beams and red accents” and a “friendly sta” greet “serious game fans”, who come for the “great beer selection” and pub grub, plus darts and regular trivia nights.

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La Bare is an adult-oriented ladies club featuring nearly nude male dancers five nights a week. With the dim lights and loud music of a nightclub and two replicas of Michelangelo’s David looking down coolly as groups of women saunter up to the stage to tip their favorite performers, the place somehow resembles the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Cheers. La Bare’s Happy Hour? Wednesday and Thursday 6-9pm with no cover for women 21+ and $2 U Call Its, even Patron, during that time. The grill serves food from 6pm to 2am. La Bare is open Wednesday thru Saturday 6pm to 2am.

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The King’s Head Pub hails back to royal Britannia with a classic wood features, a large stone fireplace, a portrait of King Henry VIII. The pub features a full outdoor patio area, and over 5000 square feet of seating area with plenty of parking space. Serving authentic English food including Scotch eggs, Sausage rolls, and Ploughman’s Platters as well as great pizzas and other pub grub. Beers on draft (pardon, draught) include a mix of locals like Saint Arnolds, Bualo Bayou and Karbach alongside imported faves like Smithwick’s, Boddingtons, Harp and Newcastle. Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4 - 7.


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ADULT ENTERTAINMENT „COVER GIRLS 10310 W. Little York 713.937.7772 covergirlshouston.com Come see their large expansion. Enjoy great food and drink specials. See for yourself what all the talk is about... all those beautiful entertainers. Complimentary Buet Mon-Fri 11am2pm; 5pm-8pm. Open Mon-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 6pm-2am.

„SCORES 6340 Westheimer @ Winrock /713-364-1220 scoreshouston.com A club for any type of night out you desire. cutting edge design, Houston’s most exciting VIP rooms, 14 LED TVs always tuned to the big game, a full

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„THE RITZ CABARET 10520 Gulf Freeway @ Edgebrook (just S. of Hobby Airport) 713.944.6445 ritzhouston.com Over 20,000 square feet of adult entertainment, sports bar and restaurant. Complimentary 100 foot International Buet. All major sporting events & PPV events, video games and pool tables. Open 11am-2am Mon.-Sat 6pm-2am Sun.

IRISH „THE GORGEOUS GAEL 5555 Morningside Dr (in Rice Village)

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PUBS „RICHMOND ARMS 5920 Richmond Ave. 713-784-7722 richmondarmsonline.com Enjoy a great selection of fine brews in a laid back atmosphere. Over 80 beers on tap, Live English Premier League soccer & breakfast on Sat. & Sun.

„THE KING’S HEAD PUB 1809 Eldridge Pkwy. 832-379-1000 An English pub harking from Royal Britannia, complete with dart boards and rooker, beer on draught, bottled domestics and imports, and classic pub fare.

SPORTS BAR & GRILL „ROOKIE’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL 305-B Sawdust Rd. The Woodlands 281-362-9610 www.rookiessports. com Rookies offers full bar, full service kitchen, great game room, tournaments and activities, live bands, DJ’s, karaoke and of course all major sporting events.


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HOUSTON’S PREMIER GENTLEMAN’S CLUB Happy Hour ALL WEEK 4pm-9pm $3.75 +Tax Wells, Wine & Domestic Beer $5.00 Cover Sat. 11-7pm & Sun. 12-7pm

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