Houston is home to many cultures and is considered to have one of the most diverse cuisine selections within the U.S. In addition, Houstonians love to eat. There are many festivals hosted in Houston and the main attraction is often the food, such as the Italian festival, the Greek festival, and the iFest (Houston International Festival), just to name a few.
As it is home to more cultures than most American cities, Houston offers a great variety of foods such as Italian, Mediterranean, Asian (including Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese, among others), French, German, Brazilian, Mexican, South American, Portuguese and Polish. If there is one thing you will notice is that Houston's culture is definitely present in its culinary presentation.
The Mexican culture has the strongest influence and Texas has developed its own TexMex style. It is a heavily Americanized version of Mexican food.
The typical foods you find in Houston are TexMex, BBQ and traditional American. Popular American or home-cooked meals in Houston inc…