Bars With A Full Menu

Houston Cocktail Bar Julep Focuses on Chef-Created Dishes & “Migrant” Ingredients

POSTED: October 21, 2021 AT 10:35 am   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu, Cocktails

In late July, Julep, which was named Best Cocktail Bar of 2021 by the Houston Press, updated its menu — its first new one since reopening on May 1. It was closed for several months due to the the pandemic. Located at 1919 Washington, the Southern-inspired bar has added several cocktails, as well as food […]

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Food-Focused Bar in Unexpected Venue is a Houston Heights Gem

POSTED: October 6, 2021 AT 2:48 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu, Wine

Opening a restaurant or bar during the height of the pre-vaccine pandemic was a risky endeavor, but Tashi and Rebecca Garcia were determined. With an industry background (Garcia paid his dues working front and back of the house at Smith and Wollensky, Brash Brewery, State of Grace and Johnny’s Gold Brick), the couple were running […]

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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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