Modern Bar Brings Tacos, Cocktails and a Cancun Vibe to Washington Avenue

POSTED: September 22, 2022 AT 3:27 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu, Cocktails

Modern cantina El Venado opened with handcrafted cocktails and savory Mexican bites in June 2022. Owner Alexander Noons, previously of Pappasito’s, worked for almost a year to revamp the space, which was formerly Revolver. He is joined by chef Giyermo Miranda-Cardenas, previously of Fig and Olive. Matt Tanner, previously of Anvil Bar & Refuge alum […]

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The Best Cocktail Bars in Houston

POSTED: July 12, 2022 AT 5:30 pm   /   Bars, Cocktails

The late 1990s and early 2000s are regarded as a renaissance period for cocktails. Time-honored, cocktail-making practices rapidly expanded and evolved, inspiring hundreds of new cocktail bars to emerge. Compared to many cities around the United States, such as New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles, Houston was late to the party. While practices were […]

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Rapidly Expanding Restaurant Group Debuts New Houston Bar at Relocated Distillery

POSTED: January 28, 2022 AT 9:09 am   /   Bar Openings, Bars, Cocktails, Distilleries

Night Moves Hospitality hit the ground running in 2021, creating three brand new concepts — Space Cowboy, Trash Panda Drinking Club and Chivos — and revitalizing a shuttered Live Oak Grill in Spring Branch. Owner Greg Perez and company are continuing the string of new openings in 2022 with its fifth concept, Old Tom Gin Bar. Old […]

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Make the Season Extra-Festive at These Holiday Pop-Up Bars in Houston & Galveston

POSTED: November 24, 2021 AT 12:18 pm   /   Bars, Cocktails

It’s now a seasonal tradition. Four Houston-area bars have been turned into spectacular winter wonderlands with cocktails to match. The Sippin’ Santa and Miracle Bar pop-ups are annual, nationwide events that turn bars and restaurants into festive holiday destinations. The Miracle Bar pop-up, which started at an unfinished New York City bar space in 2014, […]

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