Bars

Do You Have The Palate Of A Highly Trained Bartender? Find Out In Anvil’s Blind Tasting Competition

POSTED: December 13, 2016 AT 7:07 pm   /   Bars

Anvil Bar & Refuge in Houston is known as one of the nation’s best cocktail bars, and that kind of reputation is not acquired through luck. An important aspect to its success is the rigorous, 12-stage bartender training program. The final test is correctly identifying a minimum of 47 spirits from a blind tasting of 50. […]

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The High-Quality Cocktails At Pappa Bros. Steakhouse Are Reason Enough To Visit

POSTED: December 12, 2016 AT 4:10 pm   /   Bars, Cocktails

When concept beverage manager Matt Tanner of Pappas Restaurants set about designing the winter cocktail list for the two Pappas Bros. Steakhouse locations (5839 Westheimer and 1200 McKinney in the Houston Center downtown), he realized that, as far as ingredients go, some of the most valuable assets were in the award-winning wine collection. Take, for example, the […]

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