Bars With A Full Menu

Self-Serve Bar & Gastropub From Hay Merchant Alums Now Open in Spring Branch

POSTED: August 11, 2021 AT 2:50 pm   /   Bar Openings, Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

The Spring Branch area has long been a food haven, though one that doesn’t get as much praise as it should. It’s home to diverse restaurants such as El Hidalguense, Seoul Garden and the original Roostar location. Recently, the neighborhood has become a hot spot for new bars, restaurants and craft coffee shops. The new […]

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Midtown Houston Patio Bar Reunites Chef Graham Laborde & Other Bernadine’s Alums

POSTED: July 15, 2021 AT 12:13 pm   /   Bar Openings, Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

A well-known Houston chef who’s been bereft of his own kitchen for over four years is making a big comeback — this time, with his own patio bar. Graham Laborde is reuniting with his former boss, Benjy Mason, to open new patio bar Winnie’s in the former Natachee’s Supper ‘n’ Punch space at 3622 Main […]

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Eighteen36 in Upper Kirby is Making Its Mark on Houston’s Cocktail Scene

POSTED: March 31, 2021 AT 3:39 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

Last year was rough for Texas bars. Many great ones, including those in Houston, have been forced to drastically change due to the pandemic and Governor Greg Abbott’s orders to temporarily close. Some bars didn’t survive. On a more positive note, some new bars managed to open and survive, despite the problems. One of those […]

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Backstreet Cafe Cocktail Dinner Showcases Black Bartenders & Bartending History

POSTED: February 18, 2020 AT 5:32 pm   /   Bars With A Full Menu, News, Upcoming Events

To coincide with Black History Month, Backstreet Cafe is hosting a dinner on February 26 from 7 to 10 p.m. entitled Forgotten Legacy that showcases several notable bartenders in Houston, as well as looks back on black cultural history and contributions to cocktail evolution. The cost is $114.14 per ticket, total (the figure includes tax […]

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First Bite: Toasted Coconut Melds Vibrant Tiki Style With a Full Menu

POSTED: September 17, 2019 AT 2:39 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu, Featured

It seems like just yesterday when the team from Nobie’s was hosting Toasty Tuesdays — previews of what was to come at the forthcoming Tiki-inspired “barstaurant,” The Toasted Coconut. Fast-forward seven months and the doors are now open in the former Maria Selma space at 1617 Richmond. When the team of chef Martin Stayer, wife […]

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