Fall Back

Celebrate Out of the Box: Autumn in Houston

There's no better place to celebrate fall's return than on a pretty patio with a Texas craft beer.

09/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Nice to Mead You

Food and Wine Tasting at the Texas Renaissance Festival

This year's Ren Fest has it all, from roasted meats and mead to deep-fried baklava and nachos-on-a-stick.

09/28/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Lawless Spirits & Kitchen

An Art Deco classic is restored, revived and serving the city once again.

09/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

12 Bars & Cafes for Fun & Games

Whether you prefer to play bocce ball and giant Jenga or old-school Nintendo and pinball machines, there’s a watering hole here for you.

09/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: MFAH

A plan that Ferris Bueller himself would approve of (if he were of drinking age).

08/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

Extended hours on Mondays and Thursdays pack in the crowds at Prohibition even when there's not a show.

08/21/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Cheers

The El Cantina Closes to Make Way for a Brewpub

The new Heights project is partnering up with brewmaster Erik Ogershok, previously of Real Ale Brewing.

08/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Liberty Station

Belly up to this Washington Avenue watering hole, which hosts a different food truck every night.

08/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Craft Beer

At Karbach’s New Restaurant, a Wine Guy Goes Hop Head

Joseph Stayshich, formerly of Benjy’s, opens his latest restaurant inside the craft brewery—and discovers a new appreciation for beer along the way.

08/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Moving Sidewalk

Change your life, swear to God.

07/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheers, Mate

Houstonia's Summer Six-Pack Is Hitting Whole Foods This Week

Shake off summer's scorching heat with our top six picks from Houston's best breweries.

07/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

Izakaya Moves Into Midtown

There's more to Japanese food than sushi—and there's more to this izakaya than beer and grilled meats.

07/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

Karbach Brewing Co. Restaurant: Not Your Average Pub Grub

Clever vegetarian dishes are just the beginning at the brewery's newest venture.

07/20/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Woodbar

A little generosity goes a long way.

07/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fresh Catch

A First Look at Helen Greek Food & Wine

Evan Turner sets out to turn the city on its ear with regional Greek fare and the second-largest Greek wine list in the US.

07/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Double Trouble Caffeine & Cocktails

The most useful spot in Midtown offers an equally useful daily happy hour.

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wine

Fresh Alternatives to Summer White Wine

We hear you—Red wine? In the Houston summer?—but bear with us.

07/09/2015 By Jeremy Parzen

Put a lid on it

Making Their Mark

Haley and Cameron Cooper offer a twist on an untapped market.

07/08/2015 By Katherine Gunn

Drink It Up

Heavy Pours: Houston Restaurants Recognized by Wine Spectator

Over 40 Houston-area restaurants are honored in Wine Spectator's 2015 Restaurant Awards, including one Grand Award-winner.

07/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Weights + Measures

An impressive selection of dirt-cheap draft beers is only the beginning at this Midtown hot spot.

07/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt