To mingle with fellow foodies, check out The Picnic, a trailer park on Barton Springs Road, which is home to Turf N Surf Po’ Boy and Hey Cupcake!
Sin City naturally ranked highly for its people-watching and came in at No.
In Boston, one of the coolest bookstores does Trivia Nights, while in downtown L. “New Orleanians live and breathe festivals—like Jazz Fest, and even Creole Tomato Fest,” says native Stephen Schmitz.
Just be warned: “The heat and humidity,” he says, “can make for a rough appearance.” Read on for the full results.
Houston sashayed into the top five for singles this year, and why not—the locals ranked as both smart and stylish, and the city landed near the top for both its decadent barbecue and world-class art.
Gallery Row, at the intersection of Colquitt and Lake streets, offers both great art and conversation starters: check out Hooks-Epstein for contemporary surrealists or Catherine Couturier Gallery for vintage photos.
Houston also pulled off an upset by winning the wine bar category this year.