a’Bouzy opened in 2017, in the heart of River Oaks, by restaurateur Shawn Virene. It was his first solo venture and the city was excited to experience the champagne-fueled concept! Pronounced as it’s spelled – “ah boozy,” the name is a playful take on the small French town’s name, Bouzy, located in the Champagne region. That, plus the fact that the drink menu has over 150 Champagne options, makes a’Bouzy the place to go for any celebration. Keep Reading
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille has been a staple in Houston since 1979. It started as a butcher shop and quickly grew into a household and award-winning name for best steak, most romantic restaurant and more. With all of their Houston area locations being outside of the city, this 12,000 square-foot restaurant is the companies first inside Houston proper. Located in River Oaks Shopping Center, it is bound to be the newest go-to for neighborhood residents. Keep Reading
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.
No trip to Houston is complete without a stop in Rice Village, an eclectic dining and shopping district with roots in the late 1930s. Today, more than 300 shops and boutiques dot the 16-block neighborhood, with a host of dining options to match.
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.