Houston is not short of good, finger-licking barbecue. And because most barbecue restaurants are loud and casual, they make for great family outings! Loud music and loud patrons mean no one will hear my toddler yell in protest when his barbecue sauce drifts too close to his many pieces of white bread. Here are some of our favorite kid-friendly barbecue joints across the Bayou City.
A cup of molten chocolaty goodness is one of the best ways to thaw out and warm up—in fact, it's one of the best things about winter.
We took on the heinous job of running around Manhattan taste-testing hot chocolates (don't say we've never done anything for you) and narrowed it down to nearly two dozen of our favorites. These spots are definitely worth the brief trip out into the cold, so read on for our recommendations for cafes and restaurants that have turned drinking hot cocoa into an experience not to be missed.
What's for dinner? Did you forget to take something out to defrost? Are you looking for any excuse to eat out tonight? Not to worry, there are plenty of family-friendly options in the New Haven area beyond the usual burgers and fries. Eating out with the kids need not be a stressful experience; it can be fun, and your children may even learn to love a few new foreign dishes! What more could a parent ask for?
Starved after your visit to one of the Upper West Side's top kid destinations—the American Museum of Natural History (79th Street and Central Park West) and the Children's Museum of Manhattan (83rd Street and between Amsterdam and Broadway)? Few Manhattan neighborhoods scream kid-friendly quite like the UWS, and that means the area's restaurants are overwhelmingly welcoming to families.
So while you really can't go wrong, we've rounded up 12 of the best spots where families can grab a quick bite or even sit down for a full meal. For more family-friendly eateries, check out our NYC Restaurant Guide.