“Underbelly is now more than four walls with a kitchen. It’s a philosophy that we use as our compass, not just in cooking, but in life.
Brunch. Happy Hour. A good bar. They’re the culinary equivalents of your favorite movie star—you can’t get enough, couldn’t ever run out of good things to say about them, and of course, they beg to be photographed.
Thanks to its brilliantly diverse (and ever-expanding) restaurant scene, Houston is a culinary A-lister. Like the Hollywood equivalent, Houston is bursting with talent, though it maintains the humility and organic local love you’d be more likely to find in the indie scene. From brunches that define Instagram heaven to playful offerings from nationally-recognized cocktail experts, we’ve rounded up a handful of springtime brunch, bar, and happy hour offerings you’ll want to revisit again and again.
It’s easy to love Easter, that most joyful of spring holidays. The world is flowering, your favorite pastel outfit is ready to go, and the ones you love can’t wait to see you. Now, the only question is: Where to celebrate Easter Brunch? You’ve come to the right place. Houston is brimming with perfect choices, from elegant, champagne-toast affairs to New Orleans-style revelries. Here are a few of Houston’s best Easter Brunches, lunches, and more.
It’s Christmastime in the city. Each Christmas Day, friends and family gather at the incomparable Houstonian for turkey and mistletoe at their bountiful Christmas Day Brunches. Follow your meal with family photos in the Great Room Lobby, and be enchanted by the gorgeous holiday décor throughout the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star property. Without question, Christmas Day at The Houstonian is a favorite holiday tradition.
Each season, we bring you hand-picked selection of some of our favorite Houston hotspots for after-dinner drinks and scrumptious brunches. Enjoy this collection, as seen in our Holiday/Winter 2018 print issue!
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations is the kind of place that’s so fantastic, you’re not sure where to begin when describing it to folks. The menu? The décor? The staff, who’ve all achieved that rare combination of incredibly hip and very kind?
For the purposes of this story, let’s start with Houston Restaurant Weeks. Everyone’s favorite foodie holiday for a cause (the wonderful Houston Food Bank) ends on September 30, and with such an extensive list of participating restaurants, it can be difficult to choose which places you’ll prioritize over the next two weeks. Houston, we have a recommendation.
It isn’t just our baseball team that hits home runs. Last fall, family-owned Adair Concepts (Skeeter’s, Los Tios, Adair Kitchen) debuted a River Oaks gem, Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors. Named for the Adair siblings’ grandmother, the charming Southern-inspired space offers everything from weekday breakfast to weekend brunch, with plenty of Happy Hour specials and to-die-for dinners between.
It isn’t just our baseball team that hits home runs. Last fall, family-owned Adair Concepts (Skeeter’s, Los Tios, Adair Kitchen) debuted a River Oaks gem, Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors. Named for the Adair siblings’ grandmother, the charming Southern-inspired space offers everything from weekday breakfast to weekend brunch, with plenty of happy hour specials and to-die-for dinners between.