Home Design

Slideshow: Three of Houston’s Coolest Home Bars

Home bars for everybody: a bachelor pad, a Mad Men-era wonder, and a mixologist’s dream.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Max Burkhalter

Slideshow

Three of Houston’s Coolest Home Bars

A bar of one's home.

09/01/2014

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Houston’s 6 Best Beer Bars

A great beer bar is more than just a huge tap list—it takes knowledgeable staff, good taste in selection, and excellent ambiance to make the cut.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Max Burkhalter

First Look

Hop Scholar: Spring's First (and Only) Craft Beer Bar

A craft beer bar in the unlikeliest of places (and from the unlikeliest of people) settles in to Spring.

06/16/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Strong Pours

Little Dipper Looks Cool, But Is That Enough?

In a neighborhood full of speciality bars, Little Dipper lacks a single superlative quality.

06/02/2014 By Timothy Faust

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Gino at Niel's Bahr

He'll make you a Palpatini cocktail, but this geek who drinks is more of a Scotch man.

05/30/2014 By Alice Alsup

LAWSUITS

Lawsuit Claims “New” Marfreless Is a Fake

Rival owners of legendary River Oaks make-out bar can't make up.

05/29/2014 By John Lomax

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Megan Zambas of Leon's Lounge

You haven't had a screwdriver until you've had a screwdriver at the oldest bar in Houston.

05/26/2014

Strong Pours

Taking a Nihilistic Pleasure Cruise at Lola's

Nobody here has felt shy since a few drinks ago.

05/21/2014 By Timothy Faust

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