A Weekend of Whiskey Events is Returning to City Place Plaza in Spring, Texas – Updated

POSTED: April 5, 2023 AT 11:14 am   /   Bars, Distilleries, Whisk(e)y

HTX Whiskey Weekend is returning for its third year at City Place Plaza, the massive mixed-use complex located at 1250 Lake Plaza just off of I-45 in Spring. The center is home to Houston City Place Marriott, restaurants and an expansive green space which will be used for HTX Whiskey Weekend. It happens on Friday, […]

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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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Whiskey Honors Man Who Was Likely America’s First Black Master Distiller

POSTED: April 15, 2021 AT 12:58 pm   /   Bars, Distilleries

For nearly a year Sean Beck, sommelier and beverage director for H-Town Restaurant Group, has hosted weekly virtual tasting events at Backstreet Cafe. During these Zoom-based get-togethers, Beck guides guests through the world of wine, cocktails or spirits, introducing the people and stories behind the drinks. This ritual gives enthusiasts and beginners alike to not […]

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The Houston Distilleries Making Hand Sanitizer

POSTED: April 22, 2020 AT 8:52 am   /   Bars, Distilleries

Neutral alcohols — especially isopropyl and ethyl — have become highly desirable substances during the coronavirus pandemic. This compound, which is found in hand sanitizers, surface cleaners and many other products, helps neutralize the virus that causes COVID-19, helping slow its spread. As concerns about the virus grew, our nation’s shelves began to run dry […]

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