What’s not to eat in Houston? With an incredibly diverse ethnic scene, from Mexican to stellar sushi and some of the best Vietnamese in the country, and a sizzling realm along Lower Westheimer led by The Hay Merchant and Underbelly (Bobby Heugel’s and Chris Shepherd’s respective valentines to the city’s cultural diversity), Texas’ largest city is about much more than rib eyes. Robert Del Grande, chef at the new RDG + Bar Annie, paved the way 20 years ago with reimagined, Mexican-inspired cooking at the now-closed Cafe Annie. A new batch of chefs and artisans, including Revival Market’s Morgan Weber and Ryan Pera, continue to redefine modern Texas flavor.
Here's why Houston is one of the Tastiest Towns in the South: