Best Bars 2016

The Midtown Must-Drink List

Including the best bar for joining the circus.

02/01/2016 By Nick Esquer

Best Bars 2016

Our 5 Favorite Downtown Dives

Including the best bar for pretending “new” downtown never happened.

02/01/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hot Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Bar Milano

Crafty mixologists heat up happy hour with smoked glasses and fiery drinks.

02/01/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Whiskey & Tacos

First Bite: Eight Row Flint

The men behind Revival Market are at it again with proprietary whiskeys and locavore bar food.

01/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheers!

Happy Hour of the Week: Stone's Throw

Along with a slew of seasonal cocktails, the popular Montrose bar introduces an impressive list of bar bites to its menu.

01/11/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Cocktails

A Toast to the Nifty Fifty

At Midtown bar Spare Key, there’s a drink—and a story—for every state.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Kuu La La

Happy Hour of the Week: Kuu

The new social hour menu at Kuu features more selections than many full-service restaurants.

12/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Spiritual Awakening

Happy Hour of the Week: Etoile Cuisine et Bar

Join the absinthe-minded for Green Hour at this Uptown Park hideaway.

12/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

First Look

Ronnie Killen's "Dream Steakhouse" Is Open for Business

The star chef brings his vision to life with this posh steakhouse in the heart of Pearland.

12/09/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Holiday 2015

Gift Guide: What to Buy Your Favorite Houston Foodies

For that friend who won't stop raving about Cuchara's tamales, Bobby Heugel's Facebook posts and appropriate tipping .

12/03/2015 By Layne Lynch

Tasty Tapas

Happy Hour of the Week: Batanga

Located in the heart of downtown, Batanga's flavored mojitos and $4 tapas are best enjoyed on the patio.

12/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Holiday Cheers

Celebrate Out of the Box: Holiday Cocktails

Toast the holiday season with these festive libations.

12/02/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Recipe

Sparkling Wine: Cocktail Triple Threat?

If Champagne makes the party, then imagine what a Champagne Cocktail can do.

11/29/2015 By Nicholas L. Hall

Happier Hours

Happy Hour of the Week: Aka Sushi House

With reverse happy hour on weeknights and all day on Saturday and Sunday, it's always a good time to dine at this Upper Kirby gem.

11/20/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Drink Fresh

Happy Hour of the Week: Union Kitchen

Union Kitchen gives new meaning to farm-to-table with their new fall menu of garden-inspired cocktails.

11/12/2015 By Megha Tejpal

TEQUILA!

Celebrate Out of the Box: Houston Margarita Festival

The fourth annual Margarita Festival returns to Houston this Sunday at a newer, much larger location.

11/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cocktails

As You Spike It

As the weather cools, try one of Honeymoon’s cozy coffee cocktails.

11/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

The Pop-Up Experience

A One-Night-Only NYC Pop-Up Bar Hits Reserve 101 Tonight

Experience the "spirits" of NYC's Holiday Cocktail Lounge with a special one-night only pop-up bar at Reserve 101.

10/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Go Straits, Fly Right

Happy Hour of the Week: Straits

This CityCentre hot spot hosts a fiery happy hour with sweet sangria, spicy samosas and so much more.

10/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Indulgences

Happy Hour of the Week: True Food Kitchen

Guilt-free or not—you decide, with a plethora of choices during happy hour including gluten free and non-alcoholic options.

10/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal