Nina Hendee is a native Texan with a passion for the history of our great state. She was born in Dallas, and developed her love of Texas history at a young age. Nina and her husband, Edd, own and operate the Taste of Texas Restaurant which is in its 38th year. The restaurant is ranked as one of the top 100 restaurants in the U.S. and has won numerous awards for their outstanding wine list, delicious menu and unsurpassed service. Nina started her speaking career with area school children sharing her love of Texas and its rich history. Approximately 13,000 Houston area students look forward to the Taste of Texas field trip each year where they hear great tales of our Texas forefathers, tour the restaurant, and enjoy a lunch, compliments of the owners.