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  Address:   Multiple. Check WEBSITE. Cost:   Not McDonald’s cheap, but a darn good burger. Check the MENU. Appropriate Age:   Any age. Our Review:   I had never been to Smashburger before, but I had heard good things and I purchased the GROUPON that I recently posted.   It was $6 for

Address: 2517 Airline Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (and others) Cost: Reasonable Appropriate Age: Any Age Instead of “Kid in a candy store”, the saying should be “Kid in El Bolillo Bakery“. This bakery in The Heights is just simply beautiful. The walls are lined with breads and pastries and the

  Address: 1928 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005 Cost: Slightly expensive… but good food and not outrageous. Appropriate Age: Any age. Our Review:   Picnic is a neighborhood restaurant with coffee, bakery, salads, soup and sandwiches. You can eat onsite or take your order to go. It is very casual (as the

  Address: 21920 Hwy 290 West, Cypress, TX 77429 Cost: Reasonable. Check the MENU. Appropriate Age: Any age. Our Review:   Carl’s BBQ is a drive from downtown, but it is my favorite BBQ in Houston. Carl’s is located off of highway 290 in a spruced up trailer with lots

  Address:   Multiple. We visited the Shepherd Plaza Freebirds at 3745 Greenbriar Houston, TX 77098 Cost:   Reasonable… but not McDonald’s cheap. Appropriate Age:   Any age (that will eat a burrito or quesadilla and doesn’t mind the noise). Our Review:   Freebirds is a fast food chain, but the location in

Looking for 2012 Costco Costume information? Check HERE. The Galleria Costco has Halloween Costumes in stock! Last year we purchased the fireman outfit, which comes with overalls, jacket and hat. My son (Fireman Joe) wore it just about every day to preschool and it is still in good shape. I

Address: 1423 Richmond Ave. Houston, TX. 77006 Cost: Reasonable (for dine-in restaurant) Appropriate Age: Any Age (but they do not have a kid’s menu) Our Review:  El Pueblito is located on Richmond, near the Menil Collection. They have plenty of indoor seating, but their patio is the place to be.

Address:  Multiple. Check WEBSITE. Cost:  Not McDonald’s prices, but better food and reasonably priced.  Check the MENU. Appropriate Age:   Any age. Our Review:  Today at lunch time, the kids and were driving through Houston talking about what we should eat. We drove past a Firehouse Sub sign, and my 2

Address: 2111 Norfolk (Near Shepherd and Richmond), Houston, TX 77098 Cost: Well… it’s not cheap like Cici’s Pizza Buffet, but it’s not expensive, and it is gourmet pizza. Check the menu HERE. Appropriate Age: Any age. Our Review:   Star Pizza is a funky hole in the wall restaurant. When we

Address: 2089 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX Cost:  More like a coffee house price and not a fast food price. Appropriate Age:  Any age, but there are a lot of college students studying and socializing with the free wifi. I once had bubble tea on a business trip to Taipei, and