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91. House of Pies: A Houston landmark for decades; a place on Kirby Street to get just about any type of pie your heart desires, and a...  
92. Daily Review CafĂ©: A stylish restaurant on Lamar Street with an eclectic menu and local art exhibitions; due to its popularity, reserv...  
93. Mission Burrito: A low-key Mexican place in the Upper Kirby neighborhood, with a regular clientele and friendly service.  
94. Americas: A five-star, award-winning restaurant located in the Galleria; gourmet "New World" style cuisine.  
95. Rocket Park, The: A free, outdoor exhibit near the NASA space center where one can view the featured Saturn V rocket up close and per...  
96. Sam, The: Local nickname for "The Sam Houston Hotel" on Prairie Street, two blocks from the ballpark.  
97. Magnolia, The: A snazzy high-rise hotel close to the Convention Center, geared towards business travelers.  
98. Houston Theater District: The second largest in the country, surpassed only by Broadway.  
99. Bayou Place: A downtown complex housing several popular restaurants.  
100. Houston International Festival: A big two-weekend celebration in April, featuring food, music, and culture from around the world.  
101. METROrail: Also known as the Red Line, the Metrorail is a light rail train system which goes through downtown Houston.  
102. Hermann Park: One of the most-visited public parks in Houston, located near Rice University and the Medical Center.  
103. Sam Houston Park: A public, historical park in downtown Houston, and the city's first.  
104. Tranquility Park: A public park in downtown Houston named for and modeled after the Apollo 11 moon mission in 1969; sandwiched betwee...  
105. Houston's Tunnels: An underground network of shops and restaurants in downtown Houston.  
 
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So it's officially the South Lake Union Streetcar but what fun is that? The SLUT is short for the South Lake Union Trolley. The SLUT even has its own t-shirts that read "Ride the S.L.U.T."

Reference to the CTA trains, which run elevated from the streets.

Rappers will sometimes call Ft. Myers "Lil Pakistan" because of its relatively high crime rate. Although Pakistan's crime rate is low compared to industrialized countries, people in the US often get the impression that Pakistan is war-torn and crime-ridden, in all places at all times.

A hodad is a guy who pretends to be a surfer but really isn't. He may or may not actually surf, but for the most part chills at the beach and tries to look cool to pick up women.

A dish similar to the ceviche of South America that includes a marinade of lemon juice, scallions, and coconut. Kelaguen can be made with chicken, seafood, or raw beef. Just as with ceviche, beef kelaguen is "cooked" not by heat but the acid from the lemon juice.