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“Miracle” Holiday Cocktail Bar Pop-Ups Finally Make it to Houston & Galveston

Posted: November 5, 2018 at 11:05 am   /   Bars

Three bars in the Greater Houston-Galveston region are getting opportunities to host some popular holiday-themed pop-ups, which means patrons are in for eggnog, mulled drinks and outlandish levels of holiday decor. Julep at 1919 Washington and Daiquiri Time Out at 2701 Market in Galveston are turning into Miracle bars from November 23 while Lei Low at 6412 North […]

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Popular Houston Tiki Bar Closed To Be Replaced with Irish Pub

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm   /   Bars, News

Tikiphiles from Houston and beyond expressed shock and sadness at the Facebook announcement on November 2 from Mark “Howie” Voros, owner of Howie’s Tiki at 4334 FM 2920 in Spring. The post states that the last service at the bar will be Saturday, November 3. Disappointingly, while Howie’s found a following with lovers of Mai Tais, Navy Grogs, Zombies […]

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New Houston Brewery Brings German-Style Beer to the Northwest Side

Posted: October 24, 2018 at 10:52 pm   /   Bars, Breweries

Houston now boasts several craft breweries and most focus on a divergence of styles. For example, Saint Arnold has multiple Belgian-influenced beers in its repertoire, Lone Pint and Spindletap specialize in hoppy beers —especially India pale ales (IPAs) — and Holler Beer favors a mixture of styles. Klaus Brewing founder Thomas Lemke saw a gap in the craft […]

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Fall Head Over Heels For These Autumnal Cocktails in Houston

Posted: October 24, 2018 at 10:43 pm   /   Bars, Cocktails

This article was updated on 10/27/18 at 3:40 p.m. with information regarding the fire at Presidio.  This article was updated on 11/2/18 at 1:55 p.m., removing the reference to Turner’s Revenge at Howie’s Tiki Bar, following the news of Howie’s closing. The drink is still available at Blue Onyx Bistro 4720 Richmond.  Fall has arrived and […]

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Six Great Texas Whiskeys to Know — Updated

Posted: October 11, 2018 at 8:00 am   /   Bars, Whisk(e)y

Over the past few years, Texas whiskey distilleries have gained hard-earned respect and national attention. Yellow Rose Distilling in Houston, Balcones Distilling near Waco and Rebecca Creek Distilling in San Antonio are just three Texas based companies that have helped changed this spirit category from a novelty to something worth drinking. Here are some of our top Texas picks […]

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