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Old 10-09-2009, 07:06 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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Off topic for a sec, I take issue when people say "could of" it's "could have" or "could've" for short. grrrrr. haha anyway, yes I think Dallas is a lil under represented on this site but oh well, not the end of the world.
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Old 10-09-2009, 08:04 AM
 
Location: ITL (Houston)
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Oh i know, but San Antonio will have a system, that includes, a historic street car system, commuter, brt bus system, by the time the city reaches 3 million, roughly 2020-2025, way before Dallas did when it reached 3 million.
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I'm not seeing all of that on there for SA.
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Old 10-09-2009, 11:04 AM
 
Location: The land of sugar... previously Houston and Austin
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Top 10 NEW RESTAURANTS IN THE U.S.2007
Give it up on the restaurants already!

There is a difference between having one or two restaurants with the highest ranking (also usually meaning they are enormously expensive, and most people will rarely frequent them) -- or having a great overall restaurant scene with a lot of wonderful restaurants, in many different genres and price levels.

IMO Houston wins on that one. It ranks as the #4 or #6 best restaurant city in the country (depending on the source... Wine Spectator, Esquire or Forbes).

Not saying the other cities aren't good, but Houston's strength is in number and variety of great places, not in having one or two 5-star places that most people will never use.
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Old 10-09-2009, 11:08 AM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Give it up on the restaurants already!

There is a difference between having one or two restaurants with the highest ranking (also usually meaning they are enormously expensive, and most people will rarely frequent them) -- or having a great overall restaurant scene with a lot of wonderful restaurants, in many different genres and price levels.

IMO Houston wins on that one. It ranks as the #4 or #6 best restaurant city in the country (depending on the source... Wine Spectator, Esquire or Forbes).

Not saying the other cities aren't good, but Houston's strength is in number and variety of great places, not in having one or two 5-star places that most people will never use.
Pretty much. A 5 star restaurant isn't just based on the quality of the food, but the quality of the restaurant and appeal as well.
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Old 10-09-2009, 12:37 PM
 
Location: H-town!
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Houston isn't rated the best but it definitely has a pretty good restaurant scene though. Houston is good enough for any average Joe.
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Old 10-09-2009, 12:38 PM
 
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I've never had a bad meal in Houston. Ever. Y'all know how to EAT down there.

Atlanta on the other hand...
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Old 10-09-2009, 12:55 PM
 
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Both Houston and Atlanta are well known for their highly-rated restaurant scenes. I'm not sure where Dallas ranks, but I bet it's in the top 10 as well.
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Old 10-09-2009, 01:06 PM
 
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Both Houston and Atlanta are well known for their highly-rated restaurant scenes. I'm not sure where Dallas ranks, but I bet it's in the top 10 as well.

Don't get me wrong, I've had some absolutely WONDERFUL eating experiences here in Atlanta since I moved here (and before when I would visit), but I've been to enough places to notice bad service and bad meals can happen. Luckily, Atlanta is a super competitive restaurant market, so the bad places are weeded out with the quickness. Remember BED in Downtown?
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Old 10-09-2009, 01:14 PM
 
Location: 75025 (previously 75254, 90505, 90010, and 60614)
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Both Houston and Atlanta are well known for their highly-rated restaurant scenes. I'm not sure where Dallas ranks, but I bet it's in the top 10 as well.
It really depends on what you like. If you like beef and red meat dishes, Ive had the best luck in the metroplex. For Seafood, Ive had the best food in Houston. And for Chicken based dishes, Ive had the best food in Atlanta.

Eating is good in all three cities.
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Old 10-09-2009, 05:57 PM
 
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It really depends on what you like. If you like beef and red meat dishes, Ive had the best luck in the metroplex. For Seafood, Ive had the best food in Houston. And for Chicken based dishes, Ive had the best food in Atlanta.

Eating is good in all three cities.
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