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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Houston
Food
Feel
Price
5.7
9.0
$25
Popcorn and soda? Why, when you can have draft beer and fried pickles?

If you’ve never been to an Alamo Drafthouse, you must go. It will ruin you for all other movie theaters. For one thing, there’s food and beer. But even better is the reverential geekiness that goes into pre-shows and nightly themes like “Weird Wednesdays,” singalongs, and quotealongs; the zero tolerance for talking during the film; and the occasional hilarious appearance by a C-list celebrity or culty figure. Grab a calendar at the theater and tack it up on the fridge.

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From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Houston
Food
Feel
Price
8.9
6.5
$10
Among the cheapest and best vegetarian meals in the city—even on Tuesdays

In the shopping center with our favorite Indo-Pak restaurant, Himalaya, and the sporty good time of London Sizzler, Shiv Sagar presents a worthy stop for cheap and easy chaat lunches; most specifically, wonderful dosai and dahi puri. On Hindu-holy Tuesdays, many other Indian restaurants are closed, but this one’s open, and often crowded. Take someone who can scope out a table while you stand in line to order (and tell your cashier which table number you’re at—be prepared or you’ll… [More]