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Houston Culinary Tours

Some of Houston’s top chefs want to show you their favorite places to eat in the city! You’ll explore interesting neighborhoods such as Chinatown and Long Point Road and learn about everything from soul food to seafood. Get on the bus for the Where the Chefs Eat Culinary Tours! Interested in previous Chef-led Tours? Click here to see a list a previous Chef-led Tours


2016 "Where the Chefs Eat" Tours

Click here for a list of the 2016 tours.


  • Wine & Pie Chef Led Tour w/William Wright & Evan Turner

    Join acclaimed Houston Restauanteurs William Wright & Evan Turner of Helen Greek Food and Wine & Arthur Ave. on Sunday, November 13, 11am-3pm for a fabulous Wine & Pie tour. The culinary diversity of Houston is one of the great things about the city.  Pizza and wine are no exception to this, we live in a place where we have chefs and sommeliers creating unique, varied experiences showcasing different styles and varieties of the same humble core ingredients.  

  • Dia De Los Muertos Culinary Tour with Chef Arnaldo Richards & Monica Richards

    Join acclaimed father-daughter duo Restaurateur Monica Richards & Chef Arnaldo Richards of Picos for a chef-led Dia De Los Muertos tour you won't forget. Explore the unique and authentic side of Houston’s Mexican influence guided by Chef Arnaldo’s culinary expertise and Monica’s extensive tequila knowledge. Your taste buds will thank you. 

By Paula Nino Kehr
Craving a hearty dose of comfort food? These Houston diners, some of which have been around in Houston since the 40s, serve classic, no-frills American fare at cheap prices. From huge, cooked-to-order...
  • The Wave™
    Explore the food and culture of some of Houston’s most intriguing themed tours on one of our fun Culinary Tours! more
  • Walking Food Tours™
    Explore the food and culture of some of Houston’s most intriguing neighborhoods on one of our fun Walking Food Tours! more


Chicago Sun Times logo

"The idea is to introduce people to the city'sunder-the-radar restaurants and markets - and help give Houston's diverse food scene the cred its chefs say is long overdue."



USA Today Travel

"The city's reputation as a culinary hotspot isgrowing, thanks, in part, to local celebrity chefs who are gainingnational exposure."



Chronicle logo

"One of Houston's most unforgettable dining experiences is so special and limited that it's almost impossible to book. But once you secure a spot on the Where the Chefs Eat culinary tour, get ready for the culinary ride of your life."


Food Arts logo

"It was fascinating to see these well-respected chefs and find out how diverse their interests and influences are. I think every city should do this."



New York Post logo

"Top chefs and food critics in Houston are coming together to open up the city's intriguing and diverse food scene to both locals and visitors."



GO Magazine logo

"Few [urban food tours] are as insightful or as focusedon hidden spots as Houston's chef-led excursions."



Saveur logo

"The visitors bureau of Houston, Texas, has hit on agreat idea for food tours: round up the most passionate chefs in the city, ask them where they love to eat on their days off, and build an itinerary around that. Then invite the public. "

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