Month: May 2019

Houston Distillery Pledges to Donate a Month of Sales to PTSD Assistance Organization

POSTED: May 30, 2019 AT 5:44 pm   /   Bars, Distilleries, Whisk(e)y

On this past Memorial Day, many Americans reflected on the sacrifices of those who fought for our freedom. Travis Whitmeyer, co-founder and head distiller of Whitmeyer’s Distilling Co. at 16711 Hollister did more than reflect — he jumped into action. Whitmeyer is a veteran who co-founded the distillery with his brother, Chris — who is also […]

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15 Wine Tools Recommended by a Master Sommelier

POSTED: May 30, 2019 AT 2:41 pm   /   Bars, Wine

From 2005 until 2016, Guy Stout was the only Master Sommelier in Houston and one of the first to ever pass in Texas. The Court of Master Sommeliers administers the exams, which are so famously difficult that movies have been made about the experience. Lately, Stout has had the number 15 on his mind. That’s […]

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New Orleans-Based Brewery Opening Second Location in Houston

POSTED: May 29, 2019 AT 12:35 pm   /   Bars, Beer, Breweries

Urban South Brewery is bringing its award-winning line-up of hazy IPA’s, robust stouts and barrel-aged sours to Houston this fall. It’s the New-Orleans based brewery’s first foray outside of Louisiana. The new site includes a 14,000-square-foot, 10-barrel brewing facility and is at 1200 Oliver Street in Sawyer Yards. The satellite facility features a canning line […]

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Nationally Recognized Houston Restaurant The Pass & Provisions is Closing

POSTED: May 24, 2019 AT 12:17 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings

As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as being “too big to fail.” As Houston continues to be the setting for a veritable steam train of new openings, even the acclaimed, groundbreaking establishments can fall under the wheels. Such is the case for The Pass & Provisions at 807 Taft, the restaurant famously split […]

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