Bars

French Country Wines Is Celebrating A Decade Of Business With A Party

POSTED: February 16, 2017 AT 11:44 pm   /   Wine

French Country Wines at 2433 Bartlett (just off of Kirby) is celebrating their tenth anniversary on Saturday, February 18 with a party. From noon to 6 p.m., guests who visit can sample wine, cheese and crepes from Creative Crepes. The celebration will include current samples from the original four wines that customers ever tasted in the […]

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Houston Women Pit Bartending Skills Against The Clock In “Speed Rack” Competition

POSTED: February 16, 2017 AT 8:54 pm   /   Cocktails, News

In 2012, Houston hosted the Texas regional Speed Rack competition, showcasing local female bartenders such as winner Alba Huerta (who went on to be a regular Speed Rack judge and now runs her own bar, Julep). Now that other Texas metropolitans (San Antonio, Dallas and Austin, respectively) have had a chance to host the competition, Speed […]

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This Deal At Helen Greek Food & Wine Is A Little “Krasi”

POSTED: February 14, 2017 AT 5:31 pm   /   Wine

Anyone who talks more than 12 seconds with Evan Turner, sommelier and proprietor of Helen Greek Food and Wine, will likely learn he’s on a crusade to get the world to drink more Greek wine. If the wine sales at Helen are any indication, his efforts are having an impact. The cozy Rice Village restaurant […]

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Bar Featuring Big Whiskey Selection and Comfort Food Sets Opening Date In Houston

POSTED: February 9, 2017 AT 12:33 pm   /   Bars With A Full Menu, Whisk(e)y

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations has announced via press release that it will be opening its Houston location on February 22 at 4310 Westheimer. It promises one of the city’s largest whiskey selections (over 260 kinds in a glass-enclosed “whiskey room”) and barrel-aged cocktails with a comfort food menu. The original Bosscat Kitchen & Libations was […]

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