Houston's north side is rapidly moving beyond the days when restaurants such as Mel's in Tomball were the only reason to make the drive. As the controversy over this week's listicle of the top 10 restaurants in The Woodlands demonstrated, that suburb has moved beyond the days when national chains dominated the restaurant scene. Restaurants such as Crust Pizza Co, Corkscrew BBQ and Capri are solid local options for the sprawling master-planned community. Then there's the scene in Kingwood, which has several solid options.
Share your north side favorites. Where should people be eating before a concert at the Pavilion or on their way to Lake Houston? Share your recommendation in the comments or send them in via the tipline. Check back next week for a map of the best north side restaurants as selected by Eater readers.