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Temporary COVID-19 Restaurant and Bar Closures

A running list of establishments that may be closed now or may have previously suspended service.

06/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Shake It Up

Now Bars, Restaurants Can Sell You a Pre-Mixed Cocktail To-Go

A new waiver allows establishments to get a little more creative.

06/29/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Going Backwards

Emotions Swirl As Bars Close and Restaurants Re-Tool Again

Beverage professionals and restaurant operators respond to the latest news.

06/26/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

COVID-19

Gov. Abbott Closes Bars, Backtracks on Restaurant Dining Rooms

The move comes as COVID-19 case rates spike statewide.

06/26/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

New Normal

Food News: Popular Steakhouse Temporarily Closes Because of COVID-19

Plus, we've seen reports that the minds behind MF Sushi are opening a spot in the Heights.

06/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

City News

Explosion Rocks Museum District Bar, Surrounding Area

No injuries have been reported from the blast at Bar 5015.

06/12/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Uh, It Ain't Over

Houston, You Kind of Failed This Memorial Day Weekend

The Instagram videos and photos, the violations ... not a good look.

05/27/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

This Is A White

Food News: Bring a Wine Expert Home for a Class

Plus, after a year away, Bar Victor is back.

05/25/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

COVID-19

This Week, Bars Can Open, Restaurants Can Move to Half Capacity

Gov. Greg Abbott says we can live in a world where we "co-exist with COVID-19."

05/18/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

The Pinnacle of Slurp

Food News: Celebrated NOLA Oyster Bar Coming to Houston

Plus, the Texas Restaurant Association wants bars to open this week.

05/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Fill 'Er Up

Roots Wine Bar Promises Self-Serve Vino

The spot is scheduled to open in the East End this summer.

05/06/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Showing Support

Food News: Rice Village Launches Program to Feed Healthcare Workers

Plus, Bun B's hot chicken sandwich is back.

04/16/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Cheers

Are Bar and Restaurant Drink Kits Worth It? We'd Say So

Sure you have to mix it together, but you're doing more than just buying ingredients.

04/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Shake It Up

What You Need For Your Home Bar

Since we're all staying in these days, why not be your own mixologist? Here are some tips.

04/14/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

The Age of COVID-19

In New Takeout, To-Go Reality, Food and Drink Spots Face Major Challenges

Everything from how to stay afloat down to how to best present the grub.

03/20/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Meet The Mixologist(s)

Bartenders Provide an Update on Their East End Project, Night Shift

Maybe these guys will create some cocktails for your next private event, too.

02/27/2020 By Lauro Rojas

Bucket List Trips

The Best Bars in Amsterdam's Red Light District

Where to drink with the Dutch.

02/13/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Pour

Want a Grown-Up Capri Sun? Head to Monkey’s Tail.

This tasty cocktail is a cross-cultural throwback.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Fluff Piece

Hop to This Swanky and Industrial Northside Bar

There's a lot of history in the bricks at Rabbit's Got the Gun.

12/17/2019 By Lauro Rojas

The Originals

Smoke and So Much More in This Julep Cocktail

Infusions make this one of the best drinks we've had in Houston all year.

12/17/2019 By Timothy Malcolm