The Definitive Guide to Houston

Category archive

Dining & Nightlife - page 2

Uptown Sushi is Back and Better Than Ever

in Dining & Nightlife by

Uptown Sushi has been a go-to Japenese restaurant in Houston since 2004. After 15 years it was time for a renovation, which took six months and debuted this past February. The space, now an open concept with a bright color pallet, compliments the fresh new menu perfectly.  Keep Reading

Feed Your Needs: The Ultimate Guide to Houston’s Top Steakhouses

in Dining & Nightlife by

You’re in Texas, home of the steer and the best steak in the country. From mouthwatering rib-eyes to succulent strips, we have it all right here in Houston. Because there is nothing better than that first bite of premium beef grilled to perfection, we’ve rounded up a list of the best steakhouses in town. At each one, you’ll find fine dining, excellent service, extensive wine lists and prime cuts you will be raving about for days.  Keep Reading

The Top Places to Celebrate Mom This Year

in Dining & Nightlife by

Every Mom deserves to be extra spoiled on Mother’s Day and we know just the place you should take her!  Keep Reading

Spring Spirits: A Bartender’s Guide to Spring Cocktails

in Dining & Nightlife/Shopping & Style by

Josh Alden is the Bar Manager of Midtown hot spot, Mongoose versus Cobra, where he is dreaming up the next great cocktail for his guests to enjoy. After being in the hospitality industry for over ten years, Josh still works at being innovative behind the bar because he believes his customers deserve the best. “I’m here to make sure you have a good time, your drink is your drink,” Josh says when we asked him if there is ever a drink he hates making. Josh’s passionate mindset is with every drink, no matter how simple the ingredients, has room for growth. Viewing it as a constant puzzle, “how can I make a round of 5 cocktails faster?” or “how can I make this ingredient more sustainable, more cost effective for our business?” The physics and chemistry of making a cocktail and all of its ingredients are what keep Josh, and serious bartenders across the city, striving to create the next great cocktail. Keep Reading

Derby Day + Cinco de Mayo Weekend Celebrations

in Dining & Nightlife by

Here in Houston, we are known for our amazing Tex-Mex and that means one thing this time of year – all out Cinco de Mayo celebrations. This year, (Sunday, May 5th) Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby (Saturday, May 4th) fall on the same weekend, which means double the fun! We have rounded up the top places to celebrate both holidays.  Keep Reading

Celebrity Chef Chris Cosentino is Coming to Town

in Dining & Nightlife by

The Allen Center in downtown Houston is a long-standing, multi-building complex that is going through not only remodeling but re-identification. The social anchor for the new Allen Center will be the C.Baldwin Hotel. A high end and hyper-localized, independent hotel that will include Rosalie, an Italian restaurant by Top Chef Masters, Chris Cosentino.  Keep Reading

Top Chef France Brings Star-Power To The Heart Of Montrose

in Dining & Nightlife by

La Villa founder Vincent Sinard recently recruited star-chef Kevin d’Andréa to transform and invigorate the restaurants’ menu. Frenchman, Chef Kevin d’Andréa has an extensive resume working with acclaimed chefs, including Alain Llorca of five-star Hôtel Belle Rives, Alain Ducasse of the Plaza Athénée and the Yannick Alléno culinary team of 3-Michelin star Le Meurice. Complimenting the new spring menu is the modern French coastal feel of the two-story restaurant located in the heart of Montrose.  Keep Reading

Dining Guide: Celebrate Easter in Style

in Dining & Nightlife by

Easter is the most joyful holiday for many reasons, one of them being that it occurs in the heart of spring. Between deciding what pastel and floral outfit to wear and where to eat, it can be overwhelming. You have come to the right place! Houston is full of amazing places to spend the holiday with loved ones and we’ve rounded up your top options.
Keep Reading

Your Tastebuds Will Thank You After Dining at Taste

in Dining & Nightlife by

Taste Bar + Kitchen opened in the heart of midtown last month and is predicted to be the newest hot spot. They quickly stirred up buzz with their globally inspired and photo-ready menu and space. Co-founders, Chef Don Bowie, and Kevin Kelley came together to bring together their unique skill sets and open the restaurant they have always dreamed of going.  Keep Reading

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Tacodeli

in Dining & Nightlife by

Austin based taco spot Tacodeli opened on Washington Ave in the Spring of 2017. Known for delivering the highest quality ingredients and over 30 tacos across the state of Texas. Since opening in 1999, they have expanded to over 10 locations and created a cult following of taco enthusiasts.  Keep Reading

Go to Top