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Gabriel Boudier Creme de Cassis

Know Your Cocktails: Crème de Cassis And How To Use It

Posted: July 6, 2018 at 4:44 pm   /   Bars, Cocktails

Kir. Executive Sunrise. El Diablo. Don’t worry if you’re not familiar with these cocktails. You’d have to be a serious cocktail nerd to know all three. It’s time to change that though — let’s talk about Crème de Cassis, a key ingredient needed to create each of these drinks. Crème de cassis is a French liqueur that is […]

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Max's Fish Sandwich

Brandi Key Unveils Fresh New Dishes At MAX’s Wine Dive

Posted: July 2, 2018 at 4:27 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

There’s a new chef at the reins of MAX’s Wine Dive, but she’s familiar to Houston diners. Brandi Key left her longtime role as executive chef with Clark Cooper Concepts to bring fresh ideas to Lasco Enterprises as culinary director. “It’s been fun to mix it up,” she said about her revamp of the MAX’s […]

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Belinda Lara at Prohibition Texas

Prohibition Texas Is Shaking Things Up In Old Town Spring

Posted: June 20, 2018 at 11:19 am   /   Bars, Cocktails, Featured

Mention Old Town Spring and images of a kitschy little town known for crawfish festivals, fried Oreos and sweet Texas wine probably come to mind. In the past few years, though, several new local businesses have popped up giving Old Town Spring a breath of fresh air. Joining the classic storefronts are elegant bridal shops, […]

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The Winners Of The 2018 Women of Wine Charities Sangria Throwdown In Houston

Posted: June 12, 2018 at 5:48 pm   /   Cocktails, News

The 7th Annual Women of Wine Charities Sangria Throwdown was held June 11 to benefit the Houston Area Women’s Center. The competition was held at Mercedes Benz of Houston Greenway where industry experts were challenged to develop creative twists on the classic punch. Judges evaluated 15 entries that ranged from light and summery to boozy and […]

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Sonoma Heights rosé

Best Houston Happy Hours In The Heights

Posted: June 11, 2018 at 9:00 am   /   Bars, Best Happy Hours, Featured

As one of Houston’s hottest culinary destinations, The Heights brims with restaurants and bars pouring deals on local brews, craft cocktails and wines by the glass, plus assorted snacks and bites. This list of happy hour havens covers the growing mecca of breezy patios and dog-friendly spaces with unique themes. As with Upper Kirby and […]

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