Bacon Love

Ritual Has Two Meaty Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Whether your definition of romance is red-hued victuals or kissing a mini pig, the Heights restaurant has your back.

02/10/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Valentine's Day

Turn Your House into a Scene from a Romance Novel This Valentine's Day

An ounce of effort is worth more than a pound of chocolate, says Houston romance author Carrie Pulkinen.

02/09/2017 By Carrie Pulkinen

Va Va Voom

Behind Closed Doors Adds Sizzle to Weekend Plans

Houston City Dance revs up Valentine's Day with a sultry set of dance numbers.

02/12/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Theater

LinkedIn Love in the Digital Age

Love and Information, opening at Main Street Theater, examines modern romance through texts, selfies and dating apps.

02/05/2016 By Doni Wilson

Books & Talks

Storied City: A Guide to Literary Houston

Who knew Houston was a literary mecca? We did.

01/05/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda and Nick Esquer

Get Lit

Houston's Surprising Connection to the Billion-Dollar Romance Novel Industry

Romance Writers of America is headquartered in Houston. Ready to have your love conquer all?

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Love, Love, Love

French Love Locks Are Gone, But Never Fear

Other opportunities for public displays of affection.

07/13/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Outside the Box: Birthday Dinners, Puppy Paw-tys and the First Date

Check out some of Houston's most unique dining destinations to celebrate your next special occasion.

03/26/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Editor’s Picks

Our Top 10 Romantic Dinner Spots

Get a table at one of Houston's most romantic restaurants.

02/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wine

8 Romantic Wine Pairings for Valentine’s Day

These classic wine pairings are, well, made for each other.

02/04/2015 By Jeremy Parzen

Best Bars 2014

Houston’s 5 Most Romantic Bars

Get a little bit closer at these flirty favorites.

11/30/2014 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt By Dan Derozier, Catherine Matusow, Chris Abshire, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Best of Houstonia

The Best Bars in Houston

Behold: the 10 best bars in all of Houstonia, plus 27 more definitive drinkeries in eight categories.

11/30/2014 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt By Dan Derozier, Catherine Matusow, Chris Abshire, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen