In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: April 18-24

This week: Now we're just naming bars after stuff we found in our junk drawers.

04/24/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

A Devil of a Drink

Extreme Eats: Brick & Spoon's Bloody Mary Bar

Build your own bombastic bloody mary at Brick & Spoon, with over 50 different ingredients on offer.

04/24/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Sanctuari Bar

Your "daily devotional" awaits at this temple to tipples.

04/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Style Lessons

Hats 101: How to Rock Derby's Ultimate Style Statement

Violet Peacock milliner Lindsay Halpin kicks off a Southern style series at Julep.

04/20/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: April 11-17

Saying cheerio to Stag's Head Pub and benvenuto to a new location of Pizaro's Pizza.

04/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Alcoholic Politics

Strengthing the Whiskey Garrison

As Reserve 101 opens their specially picked single barrel bourbon, distilled by Garrison Brothers, there is something for all whiskey drinkers to keep in mind.

04/09/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Johnny's Gold Brick

Every day is happy hour at this new Heights watering hole.

04/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Extra Virgin

Bar Menus Increasingly Make Room for Mocktails

The newest trend in the craft cocktail world? The mocktail.

04/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Extreme Eats

Extreme Eats: Ghost Pepper Margarita at El Big Bad

Houston is heating up this spring, but can you handle the heat from one the city's hottest margaritas?

04/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Giving Back

Thur Mix a Lot: Weekly Cocktails for Charity

The weekly cocktail series at Yellow Rose Distilling will support local non-profits.

04/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasions

Celebrate Out of the Box: Easter Brunch, Pre-Game, & GNO

From Girls Night Out to Easter brunch with your family, how to celebrate this holiday week in Houston

04/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Riding the Rail

The Offbeat Path: What to Do Off METRO’s New Green Line

Quirky restaurants, bars, galleries, and cultural spaces abound just a few blocks away from the Second Ward stop.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: March 21-27

Washington Avenue continues its evolution apace

03/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Outside the Box: Birthday Dinners, Puppy Paw-tys and the First Date

Check out some of Houston's most unique dining destinations to celebrate your next special occasion.

03/26/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Tis the Seasoning

This Saturday, Get Your Crawfish Fix at Doc's Motorworks

In lieu of Saint Patrick's Day madness, head to Doc's for a crawfish feast that benefits something other than the bar's bottom line.

03/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Brew News

Galveston Island Brewing Now Offering Brewery Tours

Just in time for Spring Break, here's yet another reason to head south to the shore.

03/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tis the Seasoning

Now at NextDoor Bar & Lounge: Crawfish Sundays

This weekend: $7 a pound for crawfish plus corn and potatoes.

03/05/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mardi Gras

Bravado Spice Plans a Fat Tuesday Takeover at Royal Oak

James Nelson and the Bravado Spice crew are putting the "fat" in Fat Tuesday on February 17.

02/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Bars 2014

Houston’s Best Beer Bars: An Addendum

A few more local favorites to add to August 2014’s best-of list.

11/30/2014 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt By Dan Derozier, Catherine Matusow, Chris Abshire, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Best Bars 2014

4 Bars For Fun & Games

Trivia is just the beginning.

11/30/2014 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt By Dan Derozier, Catherine Matusow, Chris Abshire, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen