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Houston Beer Bar Star Returns to Scene With Innovative Spring Branch Concept

POSTED: September 24, 2019 AT 9:03 am   /   Bars, Featured, Openings

After being absent from Houston’s bar scene since leaving The Hay Merchant in October 2018, the expansive Montrose beer bar that he helped establish as part of Underbelly Hospitality, Kevin Floyd is planning his big comeback. Those plans include his new business partners, longtime chef Dax McAnear and Jonas Herd, who has owned and operated […]

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Say Aloha to A New Tiki Bar in Downtown Houston

POSTED: September 5, 2018 AT 1:28 pm   /   Bars, Openings

When Kanaloa opens the doors at 311 Travis on Wednesday, September 5, it’s not going to be like the other bars in Downtown’s Market Square. Instead, it’s the culmination of what managing partner Tyler Barrera calls “an education in all things tiki.” He says the “big learning curve” including figuring out which rums to stock, the […]

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The Bar Is Open At The Original Beaver’s

POSTED: April 27, 2018 AT 11:40 am   /   Bars, Openings

It has been quite some time since the original Beaver’s at 2310 Decatur temporarily closed. As reported by the Houston Chronicle, when it shuttered in July 2017, the intent was that it would just be through the summer to be “rejuvenated,” i.e. maintenance and remodeling. In the meantime, the newer Beaver’s at 6025 Westheimer, under chef […]

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The Cottonmouth Club From Reserve 101 Owner Debuts This Week In Downtown Houston

POSTED: April 11, 2018 AT 12:03 pm   /   Bars, Openings

Mike Raymond, co-owner of famed downtown whiskey bar Reserve 101, obviously doesn’t suffer from triskaidekaphobia or paraskavedekatriaphobia. (No, those aren’t cocktail names; the terms mean “fear of Friday the 13th.”)  His new downtown cocktail bar, The Cottonmouth Club, is opening at 108 Main on Friday, April 13. Regarding the name, Raymond says, “We wanted to pay homage […]

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