Restaurants frequently provide the setting for people celebrating special occasions. Whether it's a blowout dinner to celebrate a birthday or a proposal at the site of a couple's first date, diners love to pick just the right setting for their celebrations. While the Eater 38 provides a useful guide to finding some of Houston's best meals, the requirement that diners shouldn't have to spend "half a paycheck" on dinner means that some of the restaurants people really love don't make the cut. They get their due today.
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