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Tapas platter at The Tasting Room

Notable Houston Chef Rolls Out Savvy, “Snackable” Menu at Popular Wine Bar

Posted: October 2, 2018 at 11:18 am   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

Brandi Key, culinary director of Lasco Enterprises and an award-winning Houston chef, put her expertise to work on refreshing the menu of Max’s Wine Dive with new dishes earlier this year. Now she’s done the same for the company’s wine bar, The Tasting Room, with locations at 1101 Uptown Park in the Galleria area and 818 […]

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Six Craft Breweries To Visit South of Houston

Posted: September 26, 2018 at 3:33 pm   /   Beer, Breweries

For the past three years, there’s been a boom in the Greater Houston area craft brewing industry. More than a dozen new ones opened and that trend means more options for Houstonians in diverse locations. Though Inner Loop locales get a lot of the sudsy buzz, the suburbs have a lot to offer as well — […]

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Saint Arnold Adds a New Year-Round Beer to Its Lineup — and It’s a Little Unusual

Posted: September 25, 2018 at 10:59 am   /   Bars, Beer, Breweries

With its recently opened, world-class beer garden, Saint Arnold Brewing Company seems to be on a mission to prove that Texas’ Oldest Craft Brewery is more than capable of learning new tricks. The beer garden isn’t the only new addition, though. It’s not very often that Saint Arnold adds a year-round beer to the rotation, but it […]

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Photo of the interior at Kanaloa, with wooden tables, blue banquet and big tikis with toothy grins on the walls.

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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American Whiskey Meets Scottish Blending Know-How In Exclusive Texas Launch

Posted: August 31, 2018 at 8:56 am   /   Bars, Spirits

Scottish, family-owned distillery William Grant & Sons has entered a traditionally American aspect of the spirits world with a Fistful of Bourbon. It’s sourcing five straight bourbons from unnamed distilleries in the United States (five fingers equals a “handful,” get it?) then putting its experienced Scottish blenders to work on the flavor profile. Fistful is available in […]

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