We scoured the menus for dishes that'll both satisfy and give you peace of mind.
They'll be culled down to finalists on March 15, with awards given on April 25.
The list of reasons we should eat beets may be longer than a summer day in Houston, but one charming Indian restaurant features a dish so bold, it "beets" the rest.
Flesh and Bone
Houston spends three times the national average on these meats.
Best Restaurants 2013
The best of the best in America’s coolest food city
Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt