Month: April 2018

Postino WineCafé Now Open In The Heights

POSTED: April 11, 2018 AT 10:51 am   /   Bars, Openings, Wine

Postino WineCafé, the all-day, relaxed wine spot at 642 Yale is now open in the bustling Heights Mercantile center. If the response at the pre-opening friends and family event is any indicator, the new hangout is going to be well-received by Heights residents and wine lovers alike. “We’ve been blown away by the people here [in Houston],” said […]

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Eight Row Flint’s Newest Pop-Up Series Puts Agricole Hospitality’s Female Leaders In The Spotlight

POSTED: April 10, 2018 AT 7:04 am   /   News

The women of Agricole Hospitality show off their Louisiana roots all month long as part of Eight Row Flint’s ongoing Outdoor Cooking Series. The events are opportunities for employees of company’s various concepts (Revival Market, Coltivare, Eight Row Flint and Night Heron) to serve up dishes that inspire them and are outside the realm of […]

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“-Updated” Three Houston Bartenders Are Headed To The USBG World Class Cocktail Competition

POSTED: April 9, 2018 AT 6:42 pm   /   Bars, Bartenders You Should Know

Article has been updated to reflect the competition results. Texas is well-represented in this year’s USBG (United States Bartender’s Guild) World Class Competition with seven bartenders competing for a chance to advance to Nationals. Among the 12 Southwest Region finalists, three work in Houston: Justin Ware of Johnny’s Gold Brick, Patrick Abalos of Eighty Six’d Hospitality […]

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Empty Bowls Event Gives Houstonians A Chance To Own A Unique And Meaningful Dish

POSTED: April 9, 2018 AT 12:01 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

Many of Houston’s food-centric events highlight luxurious meals and big festivals. By contrast, the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser turns the metaphorical tables by focusing on those for whom even just reliable meals is luxury. Local ceramists, woodturners and mixed media artists donate bowls that are auctioned or sold to the public. Proceeds from the Houston event go […]

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Restaurants Earn Bragging Rights In Houston Taco Competition Honoring Mama Ninfa

POSTED: April 9, 2018 AT 8:30 am   /   Featured, News

Sixteen Houston restaurants competed yesterday in the inaugural Tacos Over Texas competition. Hosted at The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, the restaurant founded in 1973 by “Mama” Ninfa Laurenzo, it paid homage to one of the city’s most famous matriarchs and pioneering female restaurateurs. She died in 2001 but her impact on Houston’s restaurant scene remains. These […]

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