Drink It Up

Barringer Bar Joins Houston’s Nightlife Scene Once Again

Bigger, better, ready to serve

06/26/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Novel Drinks

Summer Books and Summer Cocktails

A roundup of classic American authors, their favorite drinks and where to get them in Houston.

06/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

Eat Drink Play

Celebrate Out of the Box: Game Dates

These hot Houston bars invite guests to enjoy fun and games over cocktails and craft beers.

06/22/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Sign of the Times

Solving the Great Cafe Luxor Mystery

A frozen vodka with animal attraction

06/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Alamo Drafthouse

Further solutions for beating the heat while staying well lubricated this summer.

06/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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 It Up

Celebrate Out of the Box: Thirsty Thursday

Local libations keep Houstonians hydrated every Thirsty Thursday. Check out some of the hottest bars to enjoy Thursday specials on craft cocktails, margaritas and more.

06/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

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

Cheap Dates

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

Cheap Dates

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

Berry Season

Star Ingredient of the Season: Blueberries

Spare Key offers a chic, laid-back bar scene and a seasonal blueberry cocktail meant to be sipped and savored.

05/18/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Dates

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

Holiday weekend

Celebrate Out of the Box: Memorial Day

Whether you choose to "turn up" downtown or "chill out" in the Heights, spend Memorial Day weekend exploring Houston and keeping things tasty.

05/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Tuesday Tipples

6 Worthy Whiskey Cocktails to Try

In honor of the upcoming World Whiskey Day, a collection of cocktails for the local connoisseur

05/12/2015 By Kayla Stewart

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

Actual May 5th

Here's Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Today

Didn't get your share of margarita happy hours this weekend? We got you.

05/05/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pour

How Houston Made Margarita History (Plus, a Recipe!)

The trend that’s taken the margarita world by storm started right here in the Bayou City.

05/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hot Spots

Celebrate Out of the Box: TGIF and Sunday Funday

Dinner and a movie on Friday night and a boozy brunch for Sunday Funday.

04/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Tuesday Tipples

Gin Is In: 6 Cool Gin Cocktails to Try

With the temperatures rising, this summery spirit is enjoying another rise in popularity.

04/28/2015 By Kayla Stewart