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Her newer, trendy siblings—Julep, The Pastry War, OKRA Charity Saloon—may be hogging the spotlight, but Anvil is still the standard by which all other Houston cocktail joints are judged, slinging expertly made craft cocktails from its airy digs on Lower Westheimer. Don’t miss the bar’s “100 List,” the definitive list of recipes every cocktail aficionado must try at least once.