In and Out

Izakaya Moves Into Midtown

There's more to Japanese food than sushi—and there's more to this izakaya than beer and grilled meats.

07/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Double Trouble Caffeine & Cocktails

The most useful spot in Midtown offers an equally useful daily happy hour.

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Weights + Measures

An impressive selection of dirt-cheap draft beers is only the beginning at this Midtown hot spot.

07/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It Up

Barringer Bar Joins Houston’s Nightlife Scene Once Again

Bigger, better, ready to serve

06/26/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Novel Drinks

Summer Books and Summer Cocktails

A roundup of classic American authors, their favorite drinks and where to get them in Houston.

06/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

Sign of the Times

Solving the Great Cafe Luxor Mystery

A frozen vodka with animal attraction

06/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It Up

Drink Your Way Across America at Spare Key

A new list boasting a classic cocktail from each of the 50 states—plus Washington, DC—challenges even the most devoted drinker.

06/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It Up

Celebrate Out of the Box: Thirsty Thursday

Local libations keep Houstonians hydrated every Thirsty Thursday. Check out some of the hottest bars to enjoy Thursday specials on craft cocktails, margaritas and more.

06/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Drink Up

Becoming a Regular at the Bar

Find your bar or die in the zombie apocalypse. It’s your choice.

06/01/2015 By Kelly Schafler

Pour

Ryan Roberts Brings Texas’ Biggest Whiskey Selection to Clear Lake

The exurbs gain a serious cocktail bar within Cullen’s American Grille.

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Kate LeSueur

Berry Season

Star Ingredient of the Season: Blueberries

Spare Key offers a chic, laid-back bar scene and a seasonal blueberry cocktail meant to be sipped and savored.

05/18/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Tuesday Tipples

6 Worthy Whiskey Cocktails to Try

In honor of the upcoming World Whiskey Day, a collection of cocktails for the local connoisseur

05/12/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Wooster's Garden

It's not Midtown, it's not Montrose, but it's got cheap drinks and a pretty patio.

05/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pour

How Houston Made Margarita History (Plus, a Recipe!)

The trend that’s taken the margarita world by storm started right here in the Bayou City.

05/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tuesday Tipples

Gin Is In: 6 Cool Gin Cocktails to Try

With the temperatures rising, this summery spirit is enjoying another rise in popularity.

04/28/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Sanctuari Bar

Your "daily devotional" awaits at this temple to tipples.

04/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Johnny's Gold Brick

Every day is happy hour at this new Heights watering hole.

04/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Extra Virgin

Bar Menus Increasingly Make Room for Mocktails

The newest trend in the craft cocktail world? The mocktail.

04/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Extreme Eats

Extreme Eats: Ghost Pepper Margarita at El Big Bad

Houston is heating up this spring, but can you handle the heat from one the city's hottest margaritas?

04/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Giving Back

Thur Mix a Lot: Weekly Cocktails for Charity

The weekly cocktail series at Yellow Rose Distilling will support local non-profits.

04/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt