In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Ainslea Wolfe of Warren's Inn

"The rules are a little different at Warren’s," but you already knew that.

05/16/2014 By Alice Alsup

Strong Pours

Laid Low at Lei Low

Drinking yourself toward the vibrant Polynesia inside your head

05/15/2014 By Timothy Faust

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Ross Mohr of Voodoo Queen

Banana Hammocks and Bloody Marys make this bartender happy.

05/09/2014 By Alice Alsup

Beer Buzz

First Look at Beer Market Co. on Studemont

The craft beer movement is succeeding—whether you like it or not.

05/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It In

First Look at Ninja Ramen's Cocktail Menu

The new ramen and cocktail joint on Washington Avenue is opening soon.

04/28/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Article

Shrimp Étouffée Goes Tex-Mex at Sandy Witch

The Swamp Thing stuffs and smothers a burrito with shrimp étouffée.

03/21/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beer Bites

The City's Prettiest Pub Grub at Petrol Station

Petrol Station's food is prettier (and tastier) than it needs to be—not that we're complaining.

03/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dining Outside the Box

The Flat Pops Up

The Montrose lounge is stretching out with a series of planned pop-up dinners.

02/27/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Newsfix

Video: Houston’s Coziest Pubs

As the temperature dips yet again, Newsfix asks: what do we look for in a warm spot to toss back a Guinness (or three)?

02/10/2014 By Dan Derozier

Drinking Games

Brian Ching Bartends for Charity at Dogwood

The Dynamo coach and retired forward will tend bar this Wednesday to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

12/06/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

DRAM SHOP LITIGATION

Shepherd Plaza Shame

Lawsuit claims Ruchi's Taqueria Las Americas and Didy's Sports Bar overserved customer who caused fatal wreck.

12/05/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Walking & Drinking

How Houston Is Just Like New Orleans

Drinking outdoors isn’t (necessarily) against the law in Houston. Wait, what??

12/01/2013 By Nick Panzarella

Booze News

Of Corked Wines and Skunked Beers

Why is it so easy to send back bad wine, but not bad beer?

11/04/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Island Time

Have a Cocktail...for Medicinal Purposes

Classy cocktail dive Medicinal Purposes offers Moscow Mules and more in Galveston.

10/11/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hard Nox

Kendrick Perkins, NBA Enforcer, Accused After Washington Heights Fight

Former altar boy allegedly slugged brother and sister and kicked them while they were down.

10/11/2013 By John Nova Lomax

The Great Outdoors

Celebrate the Return of Patio Weather at Rosemont

The rooftop patio bar at Rosemont is ideal for enjoying the cool weather this week.

10/07/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picnicking

Fried Chicken Sundays at D&T Drive Inn

A new kitchen and terrific menu makes D&T more than just an icehouse.

08/09/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Midtown and Down

The Good Life Keeps Its Promise

A casual Midtown bar with a surprising food menu makes a great happy hour destination.

07/12/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spirited Discussion

Lei Low Brings Tiki to New Heights

A new Sunset Heights joint will be Houston's one and only Tiki Bar.

06/26/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spirited Discussion

"Hey Bartender" Serves Up a Sloppy Cocktail Doc

A new documentary on the rise of craft cocktails forgets there's still a long way to go.

06/25/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt