Chasing the Muse

Meet the Mixologist: Federico Montemayor, El Big Bad

From spilling drinks at Pappasito's to cucumber gimlets, get to know your bartender.

09/11/2017 By Lauro Rojas

It Will Be Loved

Sammy Hagar and Adam Levine Made A Tequila? That May Be All I Need

Santo Mezquila is the celebrity-backed mezcal-tequila blend you didn't know you wanted.

09/05/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

On the Rocks

Sipping With Whiskycast’s Mark Gillespie

Look for Houstonia's Virtual Tasting on Gillespie's show in September.

08/25/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Barrel Role

Morgan Weber Is Starting Houston's Newest Spirits Company, Indianola Distilling Co.

Heritage grains mean spirits with history for the Revival Market owner.

08/24/2017 By Alice Levitt

Enfuego Enough?

Recipe: There's a Hot New Michelada in Town

Make your own version of the drink using local ingredients—or let the bartender do it for you.

08/01/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Sippin’ on Gin and Juice

Upstairs Bar & Lounge Highlights the Importance of Fresh Produce

These days, every ingredient counts in a cocktail—not just the booze.

07/26/2017 By Kyndall Krist

Meet the Mixologist

Houston’s Most Imaginative Bartender Winner Prepares for National Competition

Ritual’s Chris Morris on his winning cocktail, what goes into cocktail competitions, and more

07/24/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Drink Eat Up

You Can Eat Your Cocktail at This Galveston Bar

It may look like noodles, but Daiquiri Time Out's Thai Bowl is chilled and boozy rather than spicy and savory.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Chop House

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille Refreshes With New Summer Cocktails

Pair new menu items with new sips for a seasonal feast.

07/17/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

When Life Gives You Lemons

Head to Sud Italia for Homemade Limoncello

Everclear, lemon and time make every meal at the West University restaurant pack a punch.

07/11/2017 By Beth Levine

Leave Happy

Meet the Mixologist: Cody Northcutt, Ritual

From Fuzzy Navels to favorite watering holes, get to know your bartender.

07/10/2017 By Lauro Rojas

Eastward Ho!

Dim Sum With Cocktail Pairings? Yauatcha's Got It

From soup dumplings to "popcorn tea," this tasting is an adventure.

07/05/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

House of Bourbon

Fruity Bourbon Cocktails Are a Focus of Seasons 52's New Cocktail Menu

Seasonal changes mean a smashing set of new drinks.

06/28/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

80 Proof

Steven Soderbergh's Unique New Liquor Debuts in Houston

It's distilled in Bolivia, but we sampled it at Tongue-Cut Sparrow.

06/21/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Shiso Thirsty

Asian Ingredients Get the Spotlight on Izakaya's New Cocktail Menu

From Japanese shochu to Taiwanese whiskey, this is the place to try something new.

06/12/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Making Herstory

Bohème Bar Director Is a Finalist at Tales of the Cocktail Competition

Try the recipe she'll be pouring in New Orleans.

06/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Shaken, Not Stirred

Meet the Mixologist: Nathan Reffell, Hendricks Gin Associate Brand Ambassador

From daiquiris to favorite watering holes, get to know your bartender.

06/06/2017 By Lauro Rojas

CHEERS

Titanium Tequila Offers Houstonians a Quality Local Option

It's made in Jalisco, but this is Houston's only native tequila.

06/01/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Stays Crunchy

Reserve 101 Goes Way Beyond Whiskey With Its New Cocktail Menu

A cocktail flavored with Crunch-Berries-infused milk is just part of the eclectic bill of fare.

05/31/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto