Now that we've recapped the year in food and revealed our list of our favorite restaurants of 2019, we're throwing it back to you. Here are the 10 food-and-drink stories that got the most clicks at Houstonia Mag Dot Com. 

Remember, if you don't like this list, you can only blame yourself.

Chicken, waffles, Breakfast Klub.

Image: Jenn Duncan

1. The Breakfast Bucket List: What to Order at Houston's Top Breakfast Spots

Editor's comment: Gwendolyn Knapp and I had a lot of fun eating all the dishes in this piece. After the piece published, I visited The Breakfast Klub for the first time (that was on Gwendolyn's list for the feature) and had the wings and waffles. Goodness. How did I live before that?

2. One of the Best Restaurants in the World Is In Kemah. And Nobody Has Heard of It.

Editor's comment: Don't ever say we don't have influence. A few months after this piece dropped, the Washington Post came to Kemah to review chef David Skinner's funhouse. The place is wild, the food can often be mind-blowing. Get a seat now ... for 2021. (Sorry.)

Beer. It is good.

3. The Dirty Dozen: 12 Houston Breweries You Need to Know About

Editor's comment: A six-month update on this ranking: St. Arnold, Spindletap, Sigma, B-52, True Anomaly, Eureka Heights, Holler, Brash, Buffalo Bayou, 11 Below, Saloon Door, Great Heights. This ranking will always change.

4. Where to Eat Downtown Right Now

Editor's comment: For our Downtown guide that published in the summer. There's a lot happening Downtown, and we're not just talking about the food halls.

5. Our 5 Favorite Kolache Shops in Houston

Editor's comment: As a non-native Texan, this piece was crucial to my understanding of my new home. Kolaches are life.

6. Where to Go for Houston Restaurant Weeks

Editor's comment: A lot of Houstonians head out to eat over Restaurant Weeks, which means service-style fare like this can be quite helpful. We'll do it again next year!

7. Houston's on Westheimer Closes Suddenly

Editor's comment: There were many sad restaurant closings this year (The Pass & Provisions, Reef), but none hit harder than the shuttering of this institution (that didn't originate in Houston, fun fact).

8. Midtown Gets a New Outdoor Drinking Hangout

Editor's comment: Nothing like a vague headline to get clicks! Social Beer Garden HTX opened, and we wrote about it in May.

9. Our 10 Go-To Spots for Chinese Food

Editor's comment: My favorite crawl of 2019 gave me the opportunity to hang out in Chinatown and try some places that were on my list for a while. I highly recommend taking a day and driving out to Chinatown.

10. H-E-B Heights is Finally Open: Here's What to Expect

Editor's comment: Hey, nothing draws folks quite like the opening of a new grocery store. 

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