Brrr, Baby

Friday Update: These Restaurants are Open as Winter Storm Fallout Continues

Some eateries and businesses are opening back up on Wednesday.

02/14/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

First Look

Hando Owners Unveil Alleyway-Style Bar Kanpai Club

The hideaway attached to the hand roll restaurant offers fun cocktails and light bites.

02/04/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Bishop's Gambit

Cider-Focused Arcade Set to Open in EaDo

Bishop Cider Co. is unveiling its third Cidercade in Texas.

01/27/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Not a Good Look

Turner vs Bow Wow, and the Coronavirus Club Problem

A weekend of parties during a pandemic? Couldn't be us (except of course it's us).

01/19/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Back It Up

Newest Covid-19 Spike Means Restaurants Rolling Back, Bars to Close

Things have changed since the last time this happened, but the coronavirus is still going strong.

01/05/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Coronavirus News

Houston, Expect for Businesses and Restaurants to Roll Back Openings

The region's Covid-19 hospitalizations have crossed the governor's threshold to backtrack on re-openings.

01/05/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Brews, Wine, and Everything Else Fine

The Year in Beer and Other Drinks

2020 was all about Covid-19, but we're looking back at it all.

12/29/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Year In Review

2020: The Year in Houston Food

How Covid-19 changed everything.

12/28/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Stay Awhile

Star Sailor HTX Aims to Be Your Everything-Beer Hangout

This new Heights-area spot is all about curation.

12/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Jingle Jangle

Boozy Holiday Pop-Up Bar Now Open Downtown

Have a Christmas cocktail, and take a (socially distant) photo with Santa.

11/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Spaced Out

East End Backyard Has the Perfect Outdoor Vibe for Houstonians

A look inside (or maybe outside) Brian Ching's urban playground.

11/24/2020 By Lauro Rojas

Play Place

Yoo-hoo, Try This Cocktail at Sixes and Sevens

The dazzling Montrose bar serves up chocolaty nostalgia.

11/09/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Cannonball!

Houston Bar Pros Jump in with a New Concept at a Boutique Heights Hotel

Toucan's Swim Club will feature a menu from one of the minds behind Cherry Block Craft Butcher & Kitchen.

10/28/2020 By Lauro Rojas

I'll Have ... The Gourmet Pasta

Bars, Breweries Find Creative Ways to Boost Food Sales

Have you been given a bag of chips with your beer lately?

10/26/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

The Roof, The Roof

On Washington Avenue, Indoor-Outdoor The Sporting Club Is Ready to Rock

A noted Houston chef is running the show at the bar and restaurant, and oh, there's a retractable roof.

10/21/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Covid-19

While Texas Bars Can Open to 50-Percent Capacity, They Probably Won't in Harris County

Gov. Greg Abbott also announced that other businesses at a 50-percent cap can boost operations.

10/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

First Look

With Pizza and a Controversial History, Bottled Blonde Is Up and Running

The Washington Avenue spot has pizza, beer, cocktails, and bottle service.

09/21/2020 By Lauro Rojas

Covid-19

Abbott: Bars to Stay Closed as Restaurants Move to 75 Percent Capacity

As hospitalization rates have decreased, the Texas governor says some food-and-drink operations can increase.

09/17/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Drink Up

Food News: Bar Pop-Ups Offer More Opportunities to Support Mixology Workers

Plus, Bistro Provence is no more and Bistro 555 is here.

09/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

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