Always looking for the next best thing, our editors Lesa Rossick in Austin, Cynthia Smoot in Dallas, Jennifer Roosth in Houston, and Eleanora Morrison in San Antonio share their stellar statewide recommendations that are must-visits during the warm weather.

AUSTIN

GOING UP

Alongside Arlo Grey and Alfred’s coffee shop inside the Line Hotel, is the new, chic rooftop bar, P6. Small plates, cocktails and a variety of musical and cultural events can be enjoyed overlooking gorgeous views of Town Lake. Plus, private bookings are available. At TheLineHotel.com

EXOTIC DELIGHT

TLV is the newest addition to The Fareground, taking over the previous Easy Tiger space. A food truck, Hummus Among Us, turned brick and mortar serves Israeli street food ranging from Turkish breakfast to homemade falafel pitas. At TLV-Austin.com

CASUAL, MEET GREATNESS

Restaurateur Chef Jason Dady from San Antonio has taken over the old Fado Pub space with Chispas, a casual taco eatery. DuMon’s Down Low, a new speakeasy bar right below the restaurant, is also offering  bites from Chispas. At ChispasAustin.com

DALLAS / FORT WORTH

SPLISH SPLASH

Perched on the 19th floor of the historic Statler hotel, Waterproof boasts stunning panoramic views of surrounding downtown Dallas. As the moon rises over the city, swimsuits are exchanged for cocktail attire, the doors are open to the public and the party continues. You can take advantage of a new membership program that includes an expedited entrance for the member plus a guest, priority cabana and table reservations, 15% off bottle service and invitations to member-only events. At WaterproofDallas.com

REMEMBER THE ALAMO

Restaurant veteran and owner, Austin Rodgers (Offsite Kitchen, Neighborhood Services, Town Hearth) set out to create a restaurant that feels like a classic neighborhood favorite that’s been around for years. That’s the Alamo Club. Its shotgun space offers dining tables in a cozy area, a community high top table and bar serving unpretentious cocktails by seasoned pros. At AlamoClubDallas.com

DOWNTOWN HOMESTYLE

With popular locations in Phoenix and Los Angeles, The Henry offers new American eats with executive chef, Imsub Lee, leading the kitchen. The Dallas menu is centric to the city with dishes range from short rib potstickers to a spicy fried chicken sandwich and grilled portobella tacos. A  full-service coffee bar, two full-service bars, a private dining room, as well as ample seating throughout its interior and exterior spaces. At TheHenryRestaurant.com

HOUSTON

FRENCH TWIST

Bisou brings an unparalleled combination of continental cuisine and curated entertainment to River Oaks District. With a robust beverage program featuring classic cocktails, an extensive wine list, and champagne magnums served up in a sleek contemporary interior, it’s in fine company for the modern French fare that’s taking the city by storm. At BisouRestaurant.com

SAME GREAT FUN AS ALWAYS

The new kid at an old favorite in the Four Seasons Hotel, Bayou & Bottle, is quickly becoming the ultimate see and be scene place. The bourbon bar and restaurant offers over 160 types of bourbon and whiskey. Want your own bourbon locker? That’s available, too. Plus, a Top Golf Swing Suite is only steps away. At BayouAndBottle.com

GO AHEAD, GET MAD

Brought to you by the same folks who created BCN and named for the Spanish capital of Madrid, MAD offers modern and traditional tapas and paellas which strongly label Spanish cuisine around the world. It’s raising that experience to a level of quality and excellence beyond compare…while conveniently located in the River Oaks District. At MADHouston.com

SAN ANTONIO

IT’S THE RE-MEX

Mixing it up from a boutique-sized eatery in Olmos Park, the revolutionary chefs behind Mixli utilize indigenous Mexican ingredients and pre-Hispanic techniques to create the perfect balance of old and true, with new and innovative. With a mission to support as many local ranchers, farmers, and artisans as possible, the young team is making a name for San Antonio across the country. At RestaurantMixli.com

MID-CENTRY MODERNIST

A mid-century themed cocktail bar located within walking distance to the Historic Pearl, The Modernist’s menu, music, and décor will have you singing and swinging right into the 1960s. A favorite neighborhood haunt, the cocktails and the atmosphere have kept this hot spot at the top of locals’ lists. Doll up in your caftan, don your Don Draper skinny tie, and sashay over.

SAVOR THE FLAVOR

Step into Savor, The Culinary Institute of America restaurant tucked in a cozy corner at The Historic Pearl, and experience a meal inspired by ingredients and techniques from around the world. Each dinner is a learning experience, crafted and served by students of the CIA, making for a truly unique and memorable meal. At CIARestaurantGroup.com