The Big Game

The 10 Things You Must Eat, Drink and Do While You're Here for the Super Bowl

There's more to Houston than barbecue and beer (though we've got plenty of that too...).

02/01/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Cheers!

Bobby Heugel Quietly Opens a New Downtown Cocktail Bar

Tongue-Cut Sparrow promises to be "an ambitious formal cocktail bar."

01/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Bars 2016

Our 5 Favorite Downtown Dives

Including the best bar for pretending “new” downtown never happened.

02/01/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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 It In

A Margarita a Day...

A curated guide to a week's worth of happy hours margaritas that won't break the bank.

01/27/2015 By Emma Hurt

Spirited Away

Is Alba Huerta the Best Bartender in America?

The woman behind Julep makes the cover of Southwest Airlines' in-flight magazine.

12/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Bars 2014

Houston’s 6 Best Sprits Bars

Expand your palate at these establishments, where you’ll find the city’s largest selections of whiskey, rum, tequila and more—plus the knowledgeable staff to guide you on your journey.

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

The Main Drag

New Kids on the Block Party

Downtown block party this Sunday spotlights a revitalized stretch of Main Street.

01/17/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Downtown Dining

Goro & Gun and a Thriving Downtown Dining Scene

Goro & Gun is one of many bars and restaurants packing in the crowds as downtown comes alive at night.

09/25/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

New Downtown Saloons

Pastry War, Trigger Happy

Downtown revival to get additional lubrication

05/10/2013 By Robb Walsh