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7 Power Lunches

Ray Dennison and Robin Barr Sussman | June 28, 2017 | Feature Features

The 50 finest things happening in Houston's food scene right now.
The Dunlavy's chandelier-studded dining room.

Awash in white marble and plush blue banquettes, Saks Fifth Avenue’s restaurant is still at the top of the Galleria’s lunch spots. 713.962.8067

Bistro menil
After checking out the latest exhibit at the Menil, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, grab lunch at this spot looking out on the oak-covered grounds. 1514 W. Alabama St., 713.904.3537

Brasserie 19
The city’s most see-and-be-seen spot does French classics just as well for lunch as it does for its wildly popular dinner service. 1962 W. Gray St., 713.524.1919

Da marco
This five-star establishment serves the best prix fixe three-course lunch. Although it’s less formal than dinner, gents should still sport jackets. 1520 Westheimer Road, 713.807.8857

The Dunlavy
This chandelier-filled space has been a hit since it opened last year. The 360-degree treetop views over Buffalo Bayou Park make for the perfect lunch spot. 3422 Allen Parkway, 713.360.6477

Grab incredible Indian-spiced pastries at the bakery upstairs, or enjoy a frankie sandwich or thali sampler on the patio after shopping at nearby Tootsies. In West Ave., 713.522.2022

Cafe Annie
Local legend Robert del Grande’s James Beard Award-winning temple to Southwestern cuisine, which celebrated 35 years in 2016, isn’t missing a beat. In BLVD Place, 713.840.1111


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