It's Patio Time

The Best New Places to Enjoy Patio Season

The weather is finally auspicious for dining al fresco—here's where to do it.

10/19/2017 By Alice Levitt

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Upper Kirby's Parks and Patios

Vacation in your own city by immersing yourself in a whole new neighborhood for the weekend—here's how.

06/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Outdoor Recreation

Seeking a Patio? Presidio Is the Place

The Heights' newest place for al fresco dining is one of its prettiest.

03/28/2017 By Beth Levine

Dog-Friendly Dining

10 Pup-Friendly Patios to Visit Right Now

There's no need to leave your dogs at home with these pet-friendly restaurants.

07/18/2016 By Jenna K. White

Tasty Tapas

Happy Hour of the Week: Batanga

Located in the heart of downtown, Batanga's flavored mojitos and $4 tapas are best enjoyed on the patio.

12/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Fall Back

Celebrate Out of the Box: Autumn in Houston

There's no better place to celebrate fall's return than on a pretty patio with a Texas craft beer.

09/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Coffee Break

Keeping Calm and Caffeinated at Boulevard Coffee

The coffee shop that replaced Waldo's offers a dog-friendly patio and chill vibe along with your cup of joe.

08/05/2014 By Natalie Reina

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

Patio Weather

Bundle Up: Houston's Top 10 Patios for the Fall

Make the most of the cooler temps at these tempting al fresco spots.

11/15/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt