Culinary king Chris Shepherd is spicing up Houston, bite by bite
Hot on the tails of his new no-reservations restaurant UB Preserv, James Beard Award-winning Chef Chris Shepherd is set to unveil not one, but two, new concepts before year’s end—Georgia James steakhouse in July and One Fifth Mediterranean debuting in September. Yet, the very driven Shepherd is ... More
While the city's restaurant scene struts its stuff, the cocktail crowd hits its stride
Drink king Bobby Heugel’s downtown spot Tongue-Cut Sparrow, an intimate 25-seat formal cocktail bar inspired by his travels across Japan, is a hidden gem entered by passing through his mezcaleria The Pastry War. “The focus is less on cocktail creation and bartender ego and more on refining every ... More
With cuisine ranging from Thai to Southern comfort, there's something for everyone
In a three-month flurry, the Treadsack team opened as many new restaurants in the Heights. Already known for Down House, D&T Drive Inn and Johnny’s Gold Brick, the prolific group lit up the last quarter with the hip Brit tavern Hunky Dory, helmed by chef Richard Knight; Thai farm-to-table fixture Foreign Correspondents, led by ... More
Bottoms up! Check out our favorite places to enjoy a drink
Brooklyn Athletic Club 601 Richmond Avenue thebrooklynathleticclub.com The big draw of this bar is its excellent selection of games. Sip on a cocktail while playing with an oversized set of Jenga or down a beer as you putt on a mini golf green.
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Cottonwood (pictured)3422 North Shepherd Drive cottonwoodhouston.com
This Garden Oaks gastropub serves up a menu of gourmet comfort food, like salmon deviled eggs, pork-belly corn dogs and BBQ Gulf oysters, on a 5,000-square-foot terrace where you can work off the calories afterward with a game of bocce. Located ... More
Brasserie 19 1962 West Gray Street brasserie19.com This airy French bistro offers daily specials from duck confit to handcut steaks. The wine list is expansive and best enjoyed on the outdoor patio.
Caracol 2200 Post Oak Boulevard caracol.net For the best ... More