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1/3/2019
One question that I get asked all the time is, “where is a good spot downtown for dinner?” Instinctively, I have to take a moment and really think about “where” are actual good dining options. Well, I now have several really good recommendations to suggest to people when I’m approached with that question. Avenida Houston (Houston’s downtown campus surrounding... Read More »
4/26/2018
Friday is right around the corner, which means it’s weekend prep time! With so many options to enjoy around H-Town, it’s just a matter of what fits the mood and where to go. That’s where things can get tricky. So, where can people go to see a movie, explore art, hear live music, watch sports or get a bite to eat? Luckily for families, friends and just about anyone looking to have... Read More »
8/10/2017
August may be just another month of summer to some, but to others, it’s football season! The Houston Texans  will 10 home games at NRG Park this season (preseason included). With excellent hotels, events, and no need for parking, Avenida Houston is the perfect destination to make your next game, an experience.  Getting to the game Staying in Avenida Houston means that you... Read More »
6/7/2017
Whether you're in Avenida Houston for work or for play, a hot cup of coffee or a delicious latte is always a great option. While you're here, check out these locations to get your caffeine fix.  Texas T Located on the ground floor of the Marriott Marquis Houston , Texas T serves up Starbucks coffee, breakfast tacos, desserts and more. Relax in the spacious lobby of the hotel and watch... Read More »
6/7/2017
Nothing beats enjoying a meal outside on a nice day. In Avenida Houston, many restaurants offer al fresco dining for you to take in the city skyline, and enjoy delicious food.  Avenida Plaza Patios Along the George R. Brown Convention Center, four restaurants featuring various cuisines offer outdoor patio seating for customers. Grotto Downtown , and Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen all allow you to... Read More »
4/4/2017
Lauded as Houston's " most anticipated new restaurant ," Xochi brings the flavors of Oaxaca, Mexico to Downtown Houston. Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega's second restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Marriott Marquis and has outdoor seating for guests to view Discovery Green and downtown life.  Every Sunday, Xochi offers a one-of-a-kind brunch buffet. With the... Read More »
2/28/2017
The Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash have captivated fans in BBVA Compass Stadium for several years now. 2017 marks the first year that Avenida Houston will be just a few blocks from the action.  With weeknight and weekend games throughout the spring, summer and fall, you can plan your next game to be an Avenida Houston experience.  Dine Avenida isn't short on excellent places to eat... Read More »
1/25/2017
Guests to Avenida Houston, especially the southwest side of the George R. Brown Convention Center, will be pleased to know that Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is now open! This destination offers fresh seafood and Louisiana-style favorites. While offering a wide variety of fresh and flavorful fish, salads and appetizers, Pappadeaux brings a carefully-designed specialty drink menu and delicious... Read More »
1/3/2017
Landry's trendy Grotto Downtown is now open for business in Avenida Houston With its new take on Italian cuisine, Grotto opened at 4 p.m. today at the north end of the George R. Brown Convention Center. As is always the case in new construction, workers were applying the finishing touches in the final minutes before opening. Grotto offers a fresh look with a modern, warehouse-style interior... Read More »
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