Reader Responses

About That Mural at El Big Bad

Don't judge a book by its cover (or a mural by its rabbits).

07/09/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

The Wide World of Mexican Cocktails

¡Palomas, micheladas, sangritas, vampiros, los big shots y más!

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mexican & Margaritas

A Margarita for Every Mood

We’ve rounded up the nine best bars and restaurants to whet your whistle.

06/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Not All Gins Are Alike

Hate Gin? Here’s Why You Should Try It Again

There's a gin out there for you and half the fun is finding it.

06/10/2014 By Phaedra Cook Photography by Chuck Cook Photography

Strong Pours

Little Dipper Looks Cool, But Is That Enough?

In a neighborhood full of speciality bars, Little Dipper lacks a single superlative quality.

06/02/2014 By Timothy Faust

Cocktails

Recipe: This Summer, Gin is In

Unappreciated for far too long, gin makes a comeback.

06/02/2014 By Phaedra Cook

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Gino at Niel's Bahr

He'll make you a Palpatini cocktail, but this geek who drinks is more of a Scotch man.

05/30/2014 By Alice Alsup

LAWSUITS

Lawsuit Claims “New” Marfreless Is a Fake

Rival owners of legendary River Oaks make-out bar can't make up.

05/29/2014 By John Lomax

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Megan Zambas of Leon's Lounge

You haven't had a screwdriver until you've had a screwdriver at the oldest bar in Houston.

05/26/2014

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Ainslea Wolfe of Warren's Inn

"The rules are a little different at Warren’s," but you already knew that.

05/16/2014 By Alice Alsup

Strong Pours

Laid Low at Lei Low

Drinking yourself toward the vibrant Polynesia inside your head

05/15/2014 By Timothy Faust

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Ross Mohr of Voodoo Queen

Banana Hammocks and Bloody Marys make this bartender happy.

05/09/2014 By Alice Alsup

Lime and Punishment

The Margarita Is Dead!

Ok, well maybe not yet. With the lime shortage in full swing, we can’t help but think of worst-case scenarios for the beloved margarita.

04/30/2014

Drink It In

First Look at Ninja Ramen's Cocktail Menu

The new ramen and cocktail joint on Washington Avenue is opening soon.

04/28/2014 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

Cocktails

The Mixology of Spring

Why shouldn’t the shoulder season have a drink all its own?

04/07/2014 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

Passion for Pisco

Pisco Deserves More Passion

Why don't we see pisco used more often?

03/27/2014 By Phaedra Cook Photography by Chuck Cook Photography

Concession Stands

Coupling Cocktails and Snacks at the Landmark River Oaks Theatre

Don't knock the caramel popcorn and Cosmo pairing until you've tried it.

03/26/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

High Rollers

Where Is Houston's Most Expensive Tipple?

Whether it's whiskey or wine you're after, we'll tell you where to find the most expensive drinks in town.

03/25/2014 By Joanna O'Leary