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2008 Stories by Debbylou Mountjoy

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  • BRIAN O'NEILL'S IRISH CAR BOMB

    published June 5, 2008

    After the obligatory family Memorial Day barbecue, I met up with my nephew Matt and his beau David for a nightcap at Brian O'Neill's Irish... More >>

  • THE HIDEAWAY'S CHOCOLATE MARTINI

    published May 29, 2008

    I found out some of my favorite people in the world were moving to Boulder, and it was totally bumming me out. I figured The Hideaway on... More >>

  • LIVE SPORTS CAFE'S BOB MARLEY

    published May 15, 2008

    After the Astros royally kicked the Brewers' ass, I meandered to Main Street for a victory beer. The Live Sports Cafe (407 Main,... More >>

  • BIG WOODROW'S SEX WITH AN ALLIGATOR

    published May 8, 2008

    The NBA playoffs are a blast to watch, no matter what team is playing. And one of my favorite places to take in a game is Big Woodrow's... More >>

  • T-BONE TOM'S SUNSET SHOT

    published April 17, 2008

    It was my turn to pick up brother-in-law Bruce from Kemah. Our designated meeting point was T-Bone Tom's (707 Hwy. 146, Kemah,... More >>

  • BACKSTREET CAFE'S FORTY-YEAR-OLD MILKSHAKE

    published April 10, 2008

    I am not a fan of alcoholic desserts; in fact, I am a purist. Most of the time I think they're a waste of good hooch. Rum cake, oh no; bourbon... More >>

  • LITTLE PAPPAS SEAFOOD KITCHEN'S MANGO MOJITO

    published April 3, 2008

    Having spent most of my life in the Lone Star State, I consider myself a Texas gal, but I was born in Baton Rouge and this time of year my... More >>

  • THE HIDEOUT'S BLOODY MARIA

    published March 27, 2008

    Where else but the rodeo can you find deep-fried Oreos, gals in cut-offs and boots, pig races, a fire-eating dwarf, cowboys in tight jeans, $10... More >>

  • MONARCH LOUNGE'S SCORPION ZINGER

    published March 20, 2008

    I headed to Hotel ZaZa's Monarch Lounge (5701 Main, 713-527-1800) to hang with some rich, beautiful people and spend my hard-earned... More >>

  • GUAVA LAMP'S FRENCH MARTINI

    published March 13, 2008

    The ambience was dark and inviting when I entered The Guava Lamp (570 Waugh Drive, 713-524-3359), and the provocative music videos were... More >>

  • BEER ISLAND'S HAWAII FIVE-O

    published March 6, 2008

    Open-air icehouse Beer Island (2631 White Oak Dr., 713-862-4670) has a gazillion beer offerings, but I opt for a cheap domestic because... More >>

  • 6TH STREET'S GREY GOOSE LEMONADE

    published February 28, 2008

    My never-ending search for unique cocktails and eligible cuties leads me all over this sprawling city. What I want to know is, why doesn't... More >>

  • Pearl Bar's Pearl Martini

    published February 21, 2008

    A quick cure for headaches, heartaches or boredom is Sunday-afternoon cocktails at a laid-back, friendly bar with super-cool friends. I proved... More >>

  • B.J.'S SPORTS PUB'S BUTTERY NIPPLE

    published January 31, 2008

    As I entered B.J.'s Sports Pub (9615 Southwest Fwy., 713-272-6849) on a rainy Monday night, I spied all the essentials of a good-time... More >>

  • THE LOUNGE AT BENJY'S PISCO PINA

    published January 24, 2008

    There's something I've always wondered about happy hour: Most bars provide drink and food specials for more than an hour, so why isn't it... More >>

  • THE REMINGTON BAR'S SEDUCTIVE RED MARTINI

    published January 17, 2008

    I'm an Obama fan, and, understandably, I've been all pumped up after the recent caucuses. I know it's still too early in the game, but a girl's... More >>

  • HUNTERS PUB'S BLOODY BIKER

    published January 10, 2008

    There are only three bars in my neighborhood: two that are scary-smelly, and Hunters Pub (10549 S. Post Oak, 713-283-5333). This... More >>

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