Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Paul's Kitchen

The new summer happy hour menu at Paul's is the cure for all your hot weather woes.

06/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It Up

Drink Your Way Across America at Spare Key

A new list boasting a classic cocktail from each of the 50 states—plus Washington, DC—challenges even the most devoted drinker.

06/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink Up

Becoming a Regular at the Bar

Find your bar or die in the zombie apocalypse. It’s your choice.

06/01/2015 By Kelly Schafler

Pour

Ryan Roberts Brings Texas’ Biggest Whiskey Selection to Clear Lake

The exurbs gain a serious cocktail bar within Cullen’s American Grille.

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Kate LeSueur

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Happy Hour of the Week: Fielding's Wood Grill

Great happy hours aren't limited to the Inner Loop.

05/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Extreme Burgers

Extreme Eats: eT Craft Burgers & Beer

You never had it "your way" until you load up your buns with unlimited toppings at this spirited burger bar.

05/22/2015 By Megha Tejpal

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Happy Hour of the Week: Caracol

A dozen roasted oysters for $12, and other compelling reasons to come to Caracol.

05/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Status Report

A New Menu from a Top Chef Isn't All That's Changed at Plonk

Chef Casey Thompson is shaking things up at the Oak Forest wine bar.

05/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Happy Hour of the Week: Dinner and a Movie at Bayou Place

Happy hour at The Blue Fish plus a movie at Sundance Cinemas equals one discount date night.

05/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Wooster's Garden

It's not Midtown, it's not Montrose, but it's got cheap drinks and a pretty patio.

05/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Happy Hour of the Week: MKT Bar at Phoenicia

A lively scene, cheap drinks, great groceries and some of the city's best musical talent—all under one roof

04/30/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

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Happy Hour of the Week: Sanctuari Bar

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

04/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Happy Hour of the Week: North Italia

Where $20 will get you a pizza and a bottle—yes, a bottle—of wine.

04/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Out of the Box at Up and The Pass

This week: how to spice up a post work-out date, a bridal shower lunch and a milestone anniversary.

04/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

One Night Only

Charivari Rings In Spring with Spargel and Riesling

Chef Johann Schuster will highlight white asparagus and German Riesling at a special, one-off dinner.

04/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Out of the Box at Holley's and Weights + Measures

This week: our picks for a coffee date, a special-occasion seafood dinner and a birthday breakfast

04/08/2015 By Megha Tejpal

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