Visiting Houston? Here are some Tips

Being from the city of Houston, I am always bothered whenever someone tells me that there is nothing to do there. A visit to the city of Houston can either be an average experience or a cultural and culinary extraordinary experience!  Below are some tips and places to check out while visiting the city.

Asian Stops to Make

Juicebox Houston Texas

– Juicebox: this Twainese styled dessert stop is great for getting fresh fruit and shaved ice cream with condensed milk poured on top.  Please keep in mind that they take cash only, no credit cards.

Asian Grocery Stores: All over Chinatown and Vietnamese-Town, in Houston there are tons of Asian Grocery markets, super markets and smaller stores that serve the Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Filipino and other Asian Culture communities of the area. Here is a list of some great Asian grocery stores in Houston. link


The following is a list of some of the better Houston restaurants for the particular foods you might be craving.

PizzaStar Pizza at 2111 Norfolk St. This is one of the oldest, most respected and hands down the most delicious pizza place in the city of Houston. Whether you are a fan of regular or deep dish (one of the best deep dish pizzas in Texas) style pizza, this pizza place has what you need to satisfy your pizza craving.

Noodles: if you need a noodle fix then you should try House of Bowls at 6650 Corporate Dr. From juicy chicken portions, to noodles prepared everyway imaginable under the sun, this place is sure to have the Asian dish that you will love.

Cafeteria: without a doubt, the best place to get quality, tasty cafeteria food is Cleburne Cafeteria on 3606 Bissonnet. They offer a wide variety of foods, and offer huge portions. The prices can be a bit expensive if you are not prepared to eat a ton of food.

Other Places to Visit:

Glenwood Cemetery

Rothko Chapel

The Houston Museum of Fine Arts

Third Planet Sci Fi Super Store

Taxi Taxi Clothing

The Menil Art Collection

Byzantine Fresco Chapel

MAM’s House of Ice SnoBalls (open seasonally)

Da Vinci Ristorante Italiano in Katy TX

Brookstreet BBQ in Sugar Land


to be continued……. 🙂


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