Houston Matters

What Is Houston’s Signature Food?

Many major cities are known for a particular signature food. Chicago has deep dish pizza, Philadelphia has cheese steaks, St. Louis has toasted ravioli. And while, yes, we have Tex Mex in Houston and kolaches — and great barbecue and great steakhouses — none of that is specifically unique to Greater Houston. In short, it […]

Many major cities are known for a particular signature food. Chicago has deep dish pizza, Philadelphia has cheese steaks, St. Louis has toasted ravioli.

And while, yes, we have Tex Mex in Houston and kolaches — and great barbecue and great steakhouses — none of that is specifically unique to Greater Houston.

In short, it would seem Houston doesn’t have a signature food. But we should. So let’s pick one.

You can still send your suggestions to: talk@houstonmatters.org or Tweet us @houstonmatters with the hashtag #MyHouFood.

Share

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

More Information