Take your out-of-town guests to these Houston restaurants

HOUSTON, Texas -- The holiday season has arrived, which means lots of entertaining out-of-town visitors. Cooking for a crowd gets old fast. Why not take them to a restaurant instead?

CultureMap's inaugural Top 100 list of Houston's best restaurants represents a good starting point for deciding where to eat. Clearly, any of them would make a good choice depending on each group's cravings.

Consider these 10 restaurants as a starting point for a conversation. They include establishments that have been featured on TV, restaurants owned by James Beard Award winners, and a couple of bona fide Houston classics. Collectively, they take great care of Houstonians every day and will do the same for visitors.

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