Hal Brock

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    Hal Brock to Lead Boheme's Beverage Program

    Local favorite Hal Brock, whose resume includes stints at Hearsay and Anvil will join Boheme to lead its beverage program, it has just been announced. In an embargoed press release, Brock described himself as pretty happy about his new responsibilities. "Boheme is that place you go to experience ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Saint Arnold Pub Crawl in The Woodlands & A Burns Night Celebration

    Glenmorangie Tasting & Dinner @ Kiran's Friday, 6:30 p.m. 4100 Westheimer Enjoy a delightful seven-course tasting menu paired with a variety of Glenmorangie products for $115 at Kiran's tonight. Hal Brock of Glazer's will be the host for the evening. The night kicks off with a variety of appetizers ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 1, 2012

    Hearsay’s Byrd on the Square

    Market Square spot gets its cocktails, and some of its dishes, just right.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    The High Price of Hearsay

    There are three things I love about Hearsay, the "gastrolounge" on downtown's Market Square: (1) The Byrd, a magnificently messy beast of a burger that comes with a side of smoky macaroni and cheese (2) the creative, confidently modern cocktail list and (3) the ambiance of the historic space and its ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 16, 2012

    More Than Just Nolan Ryan

    5 food-related reasons to drive to Alvin.

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 83, Pretzel at Anvil Bar & Refuge

    This year leading up to our annual Best of HoustonĀ® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Houston Bartenders Shine on a National Level

    A few years ago, a bar in Houston was just a place to get a drink and the people who worked there were just part of the service industry. Chefs were rock stars and everyone else was fairly invisible. In the last few months, there have been multiple bartenders who have become worthy of notice in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Rum Competition Sends Another Houston Bartender to National Finals

    On Monday night at Grand Prize Bar, seven Houston bartenders competed in a throw-down sponsored by Don Q Rum and the Houston chapter of the United States Bartenders' Guild. The three men and four women came from a mix of Houston restaurants, clubs and bars. The competitors were: Kehlen Selph--Cop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Bartender Chat: J. Hal Brock of Hearsay Gastro Lounge

    ​ "It's pronounced 'Hal' apeno," Hal Brock corrected me with a smile as I attempt to order his namesake cocktail. Not like "hall," but like the name "Hal" or "Al." Honestly, after taking a few sips of this zesty, yet refreshing, cocktail while chatting with Hal at Hearsay Gastro Lounge, I co ... More >>