Bars

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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The Best Bars In Downtown Houston

POSTED: February 2, 2017 AT 6:23 pm   /   Bars, Beer, Cocktails, Whisk(e)y

Over the past few years, downtown Houston has been treated to a cocktail revival by way of several quality establishments from highly trained bartenders who honed their craft behind the bar before learning how to be business owners. But a few mediocre bars have cropped up recently, content to serve poorly made drinks with average […]

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