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  • 8 years ago | Booze

    Between hundreds of drinks, thousands of drunk texts and too many dates with a hot brunette to count, I've learned a couple things doing this column. One, I'm an obnoxious drunk. And two, Houston is anything but a dull town. If you can get bored i...

  • 8 years ago | Booze

    "Two margaritas in, who gives a fuck, my man!?" asks our cabbie on the way to Pico's Mexican Restaurant (5941 Bellaire, 713-622-8383) as he explodes into a fit of laughter. Mr. Taxi is explaining that it doesn't matter who has the best margaritas ...

  • 8 years ago | Booze

    "Where's Chris?" I ask Neena, whose boyfriend disappeared without warning 20 minutes ago. "He's dropping the Browns off at the Super Bowl," she replies with the attitude that can only come from a woman who shares a bathroom with her live-in boyfri...

  • 8 years ago | Booze

    Depending on the night, Dolce Vita Pizzeria Enoteca (500 Westheimer, 713-520-8222) can be your friendly neighborhood pizzeria with simpatico staff, or it can be more trendy and upscale, with haughty staff and still haughtier clientele. I discover ...

  • 8 years ago | Booze

    Whether you blame the sudden rash of bar closures downtown on HPD, the homeless, or the 1970s architects who decided brown would make a timelessly stylish color for a building, Butterfly High (902 Capitol St, 713-224-6700) stands out as a surprisi...

  • 8 years ago | Booze

    "Now those are some nice tits!" the customer to my right says, sounding like a pirate on Viagra. The rack he's complimenting belongs to our spunky barmaid, who laughs hysterically as she walks up to each customer, unbuttons her jean jacket and giv...