1701 S. Shepherd Dr., Montrose
This spa's holistic energy combines traditional Japanese and Egyptian treatments with a little bit of Southern hospitality.
2303 Dunlavy St., Montrose
Instructor and studio owner Robert Boustany combines his forty years of experience teaching and practicing yoga into a specially crafted practice he calls Pralaya.
Tacos Tierra Caliente
2003 W. Alabama St., Montrose
Also referred to as "the taco Truck outside West Alabama Ice House," Tierra Caliente is another runner-up for best tacos in Houston.
Common Bond Cafe & Bakery
1706 Westheimer Rd., Montrose
Common Bond's head chef, Roy Shvartzapel, returned to his hometown with one lofty goal: to build the best bakery in Houston.
1018 Westheimer Rd., Montrose
David Buehrer was one of the first people to offer top-quality artisanal coffee to the local community back in 2008 via his first business, Greenway Coffee. He then built Blacksmith and doubled his dedication to serving the best coffee in town.
The Hay Merchant
1100 Westheimer Rd., Montrose
Midwest native Chris Shepherd embraces his adopted home, Houston, with deep love, so expect some Southern comfort with your order: deep-fried pickle slices, peanut-butter-and-jelly wings (we weren't sure either, until we tried them, then we were damn sure), and a really solid burger.
Anvil Bar & Refuge
1424 Westheimer Rd., Montrose
Anvil's cocktail menu can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Or for that matter, to the initiated.
904 Westheimer Rd., Montrose
James Beard Award–winning chef Tyson Cole serves small and inventive Japanese dishes using a mix of local ingredients and nonlocal seafood.
The Pit Room
1201 Richmond Ave., Montrose
Ranking BBQ in Texas is ill-advised. The topic invites strong opinions and heated debates, and it can get personal. Nevertheless, it's easy to make a case for the Pit Room.
The Menil Collection
1533 Sul Ross St., Montrose
Imagine thirty acres of art and you begin to get the scope of the Menil Collection.