Summer Cocktails

Recipe: Spicy Prickly Pear Margarita

A not-so-classic margarita.

09/11/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Summer Cocktails

Recipe: Peach Basil Mojito

Celebrate summer with a cocktail.

09/03/2014 By Kerry H.

Slideshow

Three of Houston’s Coolest Home Bars

A bar of one's home.

09/01/2014

Drinking, Domesticated

A Bar of One’s Home

For those who truly embrace the cocktail trend, the home bar can be a refuge, a place to entertain, to create and experiment.

09/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Max Burkhalter

Drink Up

Julep: Where Bourbon and Mint are Lovers

A Southern regional cocktail bar opens up on Washington Avenue.

08/21/2014 By Mariah Giblin

Eat This Now

Dish of the Week: Po-Boys at Voodoo Queen

The Second Ward dive bar serves food until 2 a.m. every day.

08/20/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Reader Responses

About That Mural at El Big Bad

Don't judge a book by its cover (or a mural by its rabbits).

07/09/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

The Wide World of Mexican Cocktails

¡Palomas, micheladas, sangritas, vampiros, los big shots y más!

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Not All Gins Are Alike

Hate Gin? Here’s Why You Should Try It Again

There's a gin out there for you and half the fun is finding it.

06/10/2014 By Phaedra Cook Photography by Chuck Cook Photography

Cocktails

Recipe: This Summer, Gin is In

Unappreciated for far too long, gin makes a comeback.

06/02/2014 By Phaedra Cook

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

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

Cocktails

The Mixology of Spring

Why shouldn’t the shoulder season have a drink all its own?

04/07/2014 By Phaedra Cook

Passion for Pisco

Pisco Deserves More Passion

Why don't we see pisco used more often?

03/27/2014 By Phaedra Cook Photography by Chuck Cook Photography

Concession Stands

Coupling Cocktails and Snacks at the Landmark River Oaks Theatre

Don't knock the caramel popcorn and Cosmo pairing until you've tried it.

03/26/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

High Rollers

Where Is Houston's Most Expensive Tipple?

Whether it's whiskey or wine you're after, we'll tell you where to find the most expensive drinks in town.

03/25/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Tipple Tales

Rienzi "Gin Craze" Dinner Spotlights Historic Spirit

The MFAH hosts a four-course dinner exploring the historic roots of a resurgent spirit.

03/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Anti-Valentine

Tonight: Roach Races and Bug Grub at HMNS

Mixers & Elixers is back for a Valentine's Day special at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

02/13/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cocktails

Ima Nogg: Restoring Eggnog’s Reputation

Revisiting the holidays’ most misunderstood libation (plus, our eggnog recipe!)

12/01/2013 By Scott Vogel

Brazil's National Cocktail

Caipirinha: The Hillbilly Highball

A cocktail that's difficult to spell and impossible to pronounce, especially after drinking a few

11/06/2013 By Robb Walsh