Strong Pours

Taking a Nihilistic Pleasure Cruise at Lola's

Nobody here has felt shy since a few drinks ago.

05/21/2014 By Timothy Faust

Beer Buzz

First Look at Beer Market Co. on Studemont

The craft beer movement is succeeding—whether you like it or not.

05/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Craft Beer

8th Wonder’s Astrodome Beer Is Nostalgically Delicious

Remember Dome Foam? Then you’ll love Dome Faux’m.

04/30/2014 By Joshua Justice

Beer Beat

Buffalo Bayou Brewing Gets Canned

Tall-boys for all.

04/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sugar Land's Big Fest Is Back

Event Preview: 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair

Opportunities abound for wine, food, and beer tastings.

04/22/2014 By Phaedra Cook

The Suite Life

Go Ahead: Raid That Minibar

How Houston’s swankiest hotels help you eat and drink in your room in style.

04/01/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Newsfix

Video: Pasadena Musicians Take Inspiration from St. Arnold

Local folk band Second Lovers draws their inspiration straight from the tap.

02/10/2014 By Dan Derozier

Newsfix

Video: Houston’s Coziest Pubs

As the temperature dips yet again, Newsfix asks: what do we look for in a warm spot to toss back a Guinness (or three)?

02/10/2014 By Dan Derozier

Wine

Cowboys and Cabernet

The wine round-up is one of the most successful events at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

02/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Main Drag

New Kids on the Block Party

Downtown block party this Sunday spotlights a revitalized stretch of Main Street.

01/17/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Not Stirred

Triniti's Guest Bartender Series Shakes Things Up

A six-week series of guest bartenders will donate their tips to charity—and Triniti is matching each donation.

01/10/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wine Pairings

The Broad Spectrum of Gulf Oyster Wine Pairings

Gulf oysters are different from their Atlantic counterparts. Why shouldn’t our wine pairings be, too?

12/31/2013 By Jeremy Parzen

Stand a Round

A Field Guide to English and Irish Pub Beers

With the rise of craft beer, it may not be cool to order a pint of bitter anymore—but a good British beer will always have its place.

12/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

10 Best Pubs

Houston’s Best Pub Breakfasts

These traditional English breakfasts will have you full till teatime.

12/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Hearth & Haven

Houston’s 10 Coziest Pubs

Where will you hunker down this winter? Try 10 of Houston’s best spots for some hearty food and a pint of bitter.

12/31/2013 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Synergy

Second Lovers’ Love Affair With Craft Beer

Local folk band Second Lovers loves craft beer so much, they recorded an album at the Saint Arnold brewery.

12/17/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drinking Games

Brian Ching Bartends for Charity at Dogwood

The Dynamo coach and retired forward will tend bar this Wednesday to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

12/06/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Alcohol Anonymous

Champagne: a Blind Taste Test

Which sparkler reigns supreme? We asked seven wine enthusiasts to rate our favorite champagnes.

12/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Bubbling Over

A Wine Bar Crawl for the Holidays

The holiday season is a great time to check out Houston’s effervescent wine bar scene.

12/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Hospitality

Tie Goes to the Bartender

Or, how to get kicked out of your favorite bar.

11/18/2013 By Dan Derozier