7. Dismissing the vegetables
From the roast cauliflower dancing with bonito flakes at Roost to the beautifully conceptualized six-course Garden Menu at Oxheart, Houston has way more to offer than just big-as-Texas steaks, briskets, and burgers. (Though those are pretty good, too.)
8. Forgetting Lankford Grocery is cash only
It’s like you want to be drooling as you watch others smash their juicy 1/2lb mac & cheese-, bacon-, and jalapeño-loaded burgers right in front of your dumb face.
9. Casually trying the LA Crawfish pho challenge
Think you can take down a 2ft-wide, 4lb bowl of extra-spicy crawfish pho in 30 minutes or less? Did we mention that extra spicy means it’s made with ghost peppers? Good luck.