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August 2018

American Whiskey Meets Scottish Blending Know-How In Exclusive Texas Launch

Posted: August 31, 2018 at 8:56 am   /   Bars, Spirits

Scottish, family-owned distillery William Grant & Sons has entered a traditionally American aspect of the spirits world with a Fistful of Bourbon. It’s sourcing five straight bourbons from unnamed distilleries in the United States (five fingers equals a “handful,” get it?) then putting its experienced Scottish blenders to work on the flavor profile. Fistful is available in […]

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sashimi for two at Kata Robata

A Chef’s Picks for Keto Dishes at Top Houston Restaurants

Posted: August 29, 2018 at 1:24 pm   /   Food Finds, Healthy

About the author: chef Alvin Schultz is a former MasterChef Competitor who now runs Mind Body Fuel, a keto meal delivery service in Houston. He’s also known for his Eat. Drink. Experience! underground pop-up dinners. (The next one is in October; visit this page to get on the e-mail list.) Thanks to changes in his […]

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Montrose Mexican Restaurant Brings Sexy Party Back To Houston On August 31

Posted: August 28, 2018 at 9:27 am   /   News, Upcoming Events

Warning: there’s some NSFW content and imagery ahead. Houston’s eclectic Montrose neighborhood is virtually synonymous with colorful displays of adult entertainment and provocative parties. Throughout this month, Mexican restaurant and bar Cuchara at 214 Fairview hosted a month-long celebration called “verano de ficheras” (verano means “summer” in Spanish). The grand finale party is this Friday, August 31 […]

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Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival Returns for Its Ninth Year in Galveston

Posted: August 27, 2018 at 9:23 am   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News

This Labor Day Weekend, the Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival returns to Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center for its ninth year. Cited as the third-best beer festival in the nation according to a 2017 USA Today readers poll, the festival features events all weekend beginning Friday, August 31. Tickets to specific events or the all-encompassing […]

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New Houston Restaurant Indigo Brings an Elegant Take on Soul Food to Lindale Park

Posted: August 23, 2018 at 2:50 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings, Southern

Lindale Park, the neighborhood east of Interstate 45 just north of downtown Houston, is now home to Indigo, a soul food restaurant with a fine dining approach. It is located at 517 Berry and operated by fine dining chef Jonny Rhodes, whose career includes time in the kitchens of Oxheart and New York’s Gramercy Tavern. He […]

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