Experiences over things is becoming more and more of the seasoned traveler’s mantra. Don’t really want to take home another junkie souvenir? Savor an authentic H-Town experience instead. We’ve got plenty of creative classes specific to our area and run by local artisans. Between pottery classes, calligraphy, cake decorating, jewelry making and more, there are plenty of workshops to suit all interests. One of the best parts about travel is planning where and what to eat. Some of the most storied Houston restaurants and institutions offer cooking classes. From preparing a six-course meal at Brennan’s to techniques and tips at Central Market, you’re guaranteed to have a great time and great meal. This is how you truly experience Houston.