Along much of the 7.5 miles that is Houston's light rail line, there are a surprising number of good restaurants. You can hop on and off for a diverse culinary tour through the center of Houston (just remember the $1.25 fare).
One of the more scenic of the four Mia Bella locations. Plus it's right off the lightrail.
This hugely popular Downtown destination has more beers than you could ever try in a lifetime. The bar food's not bad, either.
Really cheap but tasty Mexican food. It's perfect for a quick, satisfying meal, especially late at night after a show at Continental Club.
This popular downtown destination has won people over with its non-traditional Italian fare. Think pizza topped with paneer.
Quirky Midtown restaurant with homemade bar food and frequent drink specials. The fried string beans are a must. Better make that two.
Upstairs, grab a quick lunch or fresh groceries and staples. Downstairs, grab a glass of wine at the warm, welcoming bar. If you're looking for some coffee or tea on the go, don't miss the fresh pastries, too.
Order a classic cocktail and feel like a flapper at this 1920s-themed bar. It's rolling out low-key bar food that's pretty tasty, too.
Coffee bar by day, wine bar by night. Dig the bohemian vibe, too.
The Museum District watering hole, this taco shop has a full bar, KILLER queso, and generous helpings of Mexican food served in metal bowls!