Photo courtesy of Bludorn
Photo courtesy of Bludorn

Best of The Hit ListHouston

Xin Chao, Bludorn, Yelo, and More: Houston Dining’s Best in 2021

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Despite an ongoing pandemic and the closure of some much-beloved restaurants, it’s still been quite a thrilling time for Houston’s hospitality industry. The past few years have witnessed a slew of exciting new restaurants not only open, but also survive — and even thrive — in an incredibly challenging environment. From Le Jardinier’s vegetable-forward masterpieces and Bludorn’s splurge-worthy lobster pot pie to Yelo’s not-to-be-missed char siu xiu mai banh mi, we wanted to highlight our absolute favorites from 2021 as we close out the year. So please welcome our Best of The Hit List for 2021.

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