Pass the Syrup

5 Things to Do This Weekend, July 9–11

A soulful concert, powerful photography, and an all-you-can-eat-pancake art show.

07/09/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Cheers

Texas Passes Booze To-Go ... So, Now What?

Now bars and restaurants can sell take-out beer, wine, and spirits for good.

05/12/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Somm Talk

Let's Push Non-Alcoholic Drinks to the Next Level

Where to score zero-proof beer, spirits, and wine, and why they're great for the drink industry.

02/02/2021 By Justin Vann

Dash and Drink

Food News: Bill Could Make To-Go Alcohol Permanent

Plus, a popular taco chain opens another Houston location.

01/11/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Get in the Spirit(s)

5 Texas Spirits Perfect to Gift This Holiday Season

We did the hard work of tasting bourbon, sotol, and a Houston-made CBD vodka.

11/05/2020 By Carlos Brandon

Somm Talk

So You Want to Get into Whiskey? Here's How

Sommelier and beverage expert Justin Vann helps get you into the rare bottle game.

08/27/2020 By Justin Vann

The Somm Picks

How Our Changing Times Are Changing Wine

Noted Houston sommelier Justin Vann contributes his thoughts on the world of alcohol.

07/28/2020 By Justin Vann

Drink From Home

Will Texas Restaurants Be Able to Sell Alcohol To-Go Forever?

Gov. Abbott's tweet hints at a future where it might be so.

04/29/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Contain This

What You Should Know about the Confusion over To-Go Cocktails

Let's talk about how restaurants are selling margaritas and other libations.

04/17/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Shaken, Not Stirred

New Study Ranks Texas the 39th Drunkest State in America

Bottoms up.

01/20/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Spirits Everywhere

Pairing Halloween Candy With Alcohol? It's a Thing

In case you really want to know what goes with candy corn ...

10/17/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Bottom's Up

Can a Dallas-Based Gin Win Over Houston?

Zephyr Gin made its official H-Town debut last month at OKRA Charity Saloon.

11/09/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Honey: Do

Where to Buy Mead, Even If It's Not Made in Houston

Don't be turned off by this sometimes sticky-sweet treat.

08/06/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Beyond The Foam

8th Wonder Takes a Leap With Its Own Distillery

Sip vodka and hop-infused gin at this cool post-industrial EaDo space.

07/24/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Outside the Box Thinking

Creativity Reigns at the Most Imaginative Bartender Competition

Texas bartenders battled to move forward in the global cocktail competition.

06/25/2018 By Lauro Rojas

Control Yourself

You Can Get a Free Lyft Ride on Cinco De Mayo

A new initiative aims to reduce drunk driving, starting on May 5.

05/04/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Food And Wine

Perry’s Steakhouse Unveils New Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

Perry's shows off some new drinks ahead of February 14.

01/24/2018 By Nath Pizzolatto

A Reminder

Reminder: Buy Your New Year's Liquor Before Sunday

Don't forget: Texas liquor stores are closed on Sundays.

12/29/2017 By Cory Garcia

Pour

Forget Eggnog, There's a New Holiday Drink In Town: Ponche

The Picos's Mexican punch recipe will warm you right up.

12/04/2017 By Alice Levitt