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Michael Cordua

Michael Cordua

in Creative chefs of Houston

Michael Curdua, born in Nicaragua, innovates new adaptions of Latin American cuisine for American diners. Now his son David is furthering the exploration. Churrascos was the first, but the romantic Americas restaurant has become the most popular.

Hermann Park

Hermann Park

in Tour Houston creatively

One of Houston's oldest, largest and most popular parks, Hermann Park recently celebrated its centennial. Situated between the Medical Center, Museum District and Rice U., and covered with large trees. Includes zoo, science museum, formal gardens.

Houston Symphony

Houston Symphony

in Musical Arts, Performing in Houston

Since 1913, Houston Symphony has been a leading orchestra in the U.S., directed by conductors such as Leopold Stokowski, Andre Previn and Hans Graf. Tours worldwide. Free summer concerts. Commissions new classical works.


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City Hall

City Hall

in Discover history in Houston

One of the first totally air-conditioned buildings in Houston, completed in 1939, using WPA grants. Designed in the 'stripped classical' Art Deco style by local architect Joseph Finger, who was born in Austria but spent most of his career in Houston.

San Jacinto Battleground

San Jacinto Battleground

in Discover history in Houston

Commemorating the Battle of San Jacinto, where Texas won independence from Mexico in 1836, the park includes the San Jacinto Monument, whose pinnacle offers views of Houston, the ship channel and the battleship USS Texas. Museum, tours, gift shop.

Lone Star Flight Museum

Lone Star Flight Museum

in Discover history in Houston

Museum that acquires, maintains, displays, and operates historically significant aircraft. Mostly military aircraft. Flight experiences available beginning at $250 for 35 minutes. Aircraft on view plus historical exhibits. Gift shop.



Antidote

Antidote

in Caffeinate in Houston

Drawing crowds of young people to the sofas and the patio, Antidote serves up attitude and killer coffee. Changing light menu usually includes cupcakes. Music on the sidewalk. Occasional food trucks.

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Love this place. Great indoor and outdoor seating, wi-fi i...
by Brett Torina
Double Trouble

Double Trouble

in Caffeinate in Houston

Double Trouble offers coffee, beer and cocktails just steps from the MetroRail. Clubs and shopping nearby. Open from 7 am Monday thru Friday, till 2 am (after midnight) Monday thru Saturday, Double Trouble is the hangout in the thick of Midtown life.

Tout Suite

Tout Suite

in Caffeinate in Houston

Master macaron bakers Sandy Tran and Anne Le decided to open an "internet cafe - bakery - coffee shop" which is actually a fabulous restaurant in an emerging hip neighborhood, East Downtown or "EaDo." Come for coffee, stay for the food and ambiance.



Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan

Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan

in Creative chefs of Houston

A unique team of chefs who've created a totally original venue with two jointly-located restaurants with constantly changing, locally-sourced cuisine. The Pass is a formal restaurant, and Provisions is more casual, including a communal table.

Hugo Ortega

Hugo Ortega

in Creative chefs of Houston

3-time James Beard Awards finalist, Ortega has 3 of Houston's top restaurants: Hugo's, Backstreet and Caracol. Born in Mexico City, he worked himself up from a dishwasher in Houston, eventually recreating his family's authentic Mexican cuisine.

Bryan Caswell

Bryan Caswell

in Creative chefs of Houston

Bryan Caswell's most notable achievement has been Reef restaurant and bar, an original and evolving elevation of Gulf Coast seafood. He was trained by Jean Georges. Other ventures include hamburger joint Little Bigs and Tex-Mex cafe El Real.



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