The Perfect Eating Day in Houston, TX

Visit some of the eateries that made Houston, TX, one of the Tastiest Towns in the South

Article: Paula Disbrowe
Houston Tastemakers
Celebrating the Gulf with a world of influences are chefs Monica Pope of Mediterranean-inspired T’afia; Chris Shepherd of Underbelly; Bryan Caswell of Reef, Stella Sola, and El Real; and Anita Jaisinghani, who serves modern Indian at Pondicheri and
Photo: Jason Wallis

Spice up your morning with Masala Eggs (scrambled with spinach, corn, roasted red pepper, and spices and served with a potato curry) from Pondicheri (, Anita Jaisinghani’s sleek, urban Indian restaurant, and grab a Chocolate Oatmeal Chili Cookie to go.

For lunch, order star anise-scented pho at Pho Binh ( in Chinatown.

Cocktail Hour
Later, sip an Avery Czar (a Russian Imperial stout) at The Hay Merchant (

Finish with short ribs with coconut jam, curry tapioca, and pickled carrots at Underbelly (