Little Woodrow

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Gearing Up For the Cold Season

    Winter is coming. Well, at least what counts as "winter" here in Houston, which usually consists of blustering winds, rain and perhaps five days of freezing temperatures. Count your blessings. At least we don't have to shovel snow. Just in time for the cold season is Zagat Houston's list of nine w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    Where To Watch Out-of-State College Football

    College football fans just can't hold a candle to their NFL counterparts. It's hardly anyone's fault but the alumni associations that charge bars an arm and a leg to host their watch parties, but with Houston's transplant culture the way it is, it's probably harder to get five Northwestern fans in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    The 5 Best Happy Hours in Midtown

    If you love happy hour as much as we do, you'll love this new series. We're taking a look at the best happy hours in town, 'hood by 'hood. To narrow it down, we're focusing on the spots with the best deals on not only drinks, but eats, too. From upscale eateries serving bar bites and half-priced win ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    Your Guide To The Best Sunday Football Specials in Houston

    Football is back and we couldn't be more thrilled! Here's to a great season, especially for the Texans (but also for some other players because at the time of publication we have not yet had our Fantasy Football draft so we really don't know who we want to do well yet). That being said, we plan on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Show Your Love for Mom & Jodycakes

    Pub Night @ Saint Arnold Brewery Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 2000 Lyons It's that time again for another Pub Night at Saint Arnold. The tour hall will serve as a bar from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. tonight so you can pick and choose the brews you want to to buy. Saint Arnold has taken its Divine Reserve No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Cinco de Mayo Celebrations & A Suckling Pig Throwdown

    Cinco de Mayo @ El Big Bad Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. 419 Travis Cinco de Mayo is on a Monday this year (boo!), but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate early on Saturday (yay!). El Big Bad will host a Cinco de Mayo celebration beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing into the wee hours of Sunday morn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    A Surprisingly Darn Good Lunch at Little Woodrow's

    When I think of a sports bar, I think of beer and carelessly made, cookie-cutter versions of fried food. So when I went to the newest Little Woodrow's, which is on Shepherd, to watch some Sunday football with a group of friends, I wasn't planning to eat lunch. That is, until my girlfriend told me I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Food Truck Friday, Free Champagne Tasting

    Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 2603 La Branch Bare Bowls Kitchen is up next in the Food Truck Fridays series at the Houston Press. The truck will be serving lunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. outside our offices. Come by and grab a Yucatan Bowl with banana leaf-roasted pork, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    iBurn: The Best Little Hot Sauce Shop in Texas ... Or Any Other State

    If you are looking for a certain hot sauce, iBurn probably has it.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Top 10 Bars, Clubs & Ice Houses In West U/Rice Village

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Spaghetti and Meatballs Special, Midtown Bar Pub Crawl & More

    Spaghetti & Meatballs Friday @ Damian's Cucina Italiana Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 3011 Smith St. In honor of Damian's Cucina Italiana's 30th anniversary, the restaurant has brought back the month-long spaghetti and meatballs special for $8.30. Starting today and every Friday for the month of September ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Top 10 Bars, Clubs & Ice Houses In the East End (or "EaDo")

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Rum, Beer, Wine...and Vegetables

    3rd Annual Caribbean Rum Fest @ House of Deréon Friday, noon to 10 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to Sunday 2 a.m. 2204 Crawford Street The two-day rum-stravaganza is back with more cocktails, history, tastings and Caribbean music! There will be live performances by more than two dozen artists, a bartend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 98, Bulgogi Tacos with Kimchi at Chi'Lantro

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. Just as Katharine Shilcutt did before her, and Robb Walsh before that, Kaitlin will eat and learn as she goes, compiling a list of the 100 dishes she th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    UPDATED: Woodrow's Alum Begs Kickstarter For Another Bar; Plus Three More Insulting Houston Campaigns

    UPDATE (Wednesday, 4 p.m.): According to Little Woodrow's owner Danny Evans, also former owner of Big Woodrow's on Chimney Rock, the man behind the Woodrow's Cypress Kickstarter campaign is not affiliated with the other Woodrow's at all, and he is pursuing legal action against him. Houston Kickstar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Openings & Closings: An Earlier Goodbye from Feast, But a Happy Welcoming of Christine Ha

    The month of May has seen many restaurants and bars come and go, including a few surprises and an earlier good-bye from a well-loved restaurant, but this week fortunately brought more openings than closings. As Mai Pham reported, Seasons 52 opened last week on Thursday offering a menu filled with i ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 30, 2013

    Max's Wine Dive Moving to Montrose

    What does that mean for Houston?

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Sugarbaby's Shutters, but Porch Swing Desserts Swings Open

    When one oven door closes, another opens (or something like that): Sugarbaby's Cupcake Boutique ceased operations this past Saturday, May 18. The bakery inside the bright pink-and-green building on Shepherd thanked its fans on Twitter for all their years of support: "Sold out for our last day. It wa ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 18, 2013

    Here, Eat This

    A beginner's guide to Argentine cuisine.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Openings & Closings: And Every One Was a Woodrow's, Woodrow's

    The week so far has been full of good news, bad news, blind items and idle speculation. In other words, buckle up for a bumpy ride of a round-up. First is news from B4-U-Eat that Portugallia -- the city's only Portuguese and Angolan restaurant -- closed quietly last week. The restaurant we reviewed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Ken Bridge Opening New Cantina Concept at White Oak and Studewood

    I am convinced that Ken Bridge has figured out a way to subsist on thousands of micro-naps during the day, like Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock. It's the only way I can think of how Bridge must manage the handful of restaurant concepts he's successfully grown throughout Houston. His company, Delicious Conce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    29-95 Releases Another Dive Bar-Free List of Dive Bars

    Three years ago, the Houston Chronicle released a pretty much dive bar-free list of 20 dive bars, and now their scrappy little sibling 29-95 has inflicted a similarly hapless collection of ten of the same. On the 29-95 list: Rudyard's, Boondocks, Warren's, Poison Girl, Catbirds, the Continental Clu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Low, Slow and EaDo

    Next Thursday night from 7 to 10 p.m., help support Foodways Texas while enjoying some terrific Texan beer and bites at the Saint Arnold brewery with Low and Slow: An Evening of Smoked Food & Film. The evening will feature short films by Keely Steenson about Texas barbecue traditions along with tast ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012

    Midtown's Coziest Pub

    Sit a Spell at the Front Porch Pub

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Sunday Whole Foods Market?

    Normally on the weekends, you can find me, bottomless mimosa in hand, at one of the many awesome brunch spots around town. But this typically leads to a couple of buckets of beer...which lead to a few outdoor games of bags...which lead to someone losing a bet...leading to a stripped-down afternoon j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Last Night: T-Bird & The Breaks At The Continental Club

    Photos by Jason Wolter​T-Bird & the Breaks Continental Club February 23, 2012 It may be an optical illusion, but some kinds of music just sound better when the band looks nice. Sharp suits and simple choreography, like the way guitarists or horn players sometimes rock back and forth to the be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Openings & Closings: Turning Over a New Banana Leaf

    As reported earlier this week, Gravitas closed swiftly and unexpectedly over the weekend. The restaurant had changed hands several times in the last year, and both parties blamed the other for Gravitas's inability to make timely payments to the bank. All of its equipment was reclaimed by said bank, ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2011

    The World's Shittiest Superhero

    Four years of being The Nightfly.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Bartender Chat: Shadi Farahani of Liberty Station

    ​Whenever I walk into Liberty Station on the east end of Washington Ave., I am always greeted with an excited smile by Shadi Farahani. Most days you can find her behind the bar mixing up some super-juicy new cocktail with handmade syrups and infusions that she is always happy to let you sample ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Top 5: Restrooms

    Caffe Bello.​I'm a bit of a germaphobe, not like Jack Nicholson from As Good As It Gets, but a germaphobe nonetheless. A good restroom says a lot about a restaurant, with important aspects including cleanliness, visual appeal, and overall coolness. These are my top five restaurant restrooms ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Happy Hour Scene: Little Woodrow's

    Photo by Craig Hlavaty​The Place: Little Woodrow's 2019 Walker 713-222-2224 The Hours: 2 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The Deals: $.25 off domestics, plus much deeper discounts on daily specials. The Scene: "I wonder what Cradle of Filth is doing in there right n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Green-Clad Dress-Wearing Horde Descends On Rice Village

    Taylor Turner​Men and women running down Rice Boulevard in green dresses and purses in hand, what's up with that? If you happened to be driving along Rice Boulevard this past Saturday you would have had to stop for hundreds of runners, both men and women, donning their green dresses, purses, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Best Of Houston Music Awards That Didn't Quite Make The Cut

    Craig HlavatyGrand Prize beckons...​BEST BAR TO WATCH A CULTURE CLASH There is nothing like watching hipsters and preppie folk drinking next to each other at Grand Prize. Some of the latter still show expecting the same vibe as Ernie's On Banks only to find beards and chicks in leather legg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Open Tab: Things Are Changing, Holmes

    Pull up a chair, start a tab and order a round of shots, because this is Rocks Off's weekly roundup of the goings-on in the Houston bar scene. Ups and downs, openings and closings, we will cover it all. Hit us up with any hot tips at Craig Hlavaty​During our t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Upcoming Events

    I own three of these shirts.​Fall is in the air (what, you can't feel it? just trust us), which means that the first of the fall ingredients are hitting tables across the city. At Prego (2520 Amherst), Chef John Watt is featuring a menu of mushroom madness courtesy of the wonderful organic mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Now Brewing at St. Arnold's: Weedwacker and Divine Reserve 10

    Photos by John Seaborn GrayThe tasting hall at St. Arnold's Brewery​St. Arnolds's Brewery, at 2000 Lyons, is known for its steady release of fine local beer, but it's also known for its exclusive limited-run beers designed to keep Houston's beer lovers titillated. Last Thursday, I went to St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Happy Hour Scene: The Petrol Station

    Photo by Paul Knight​The Place: The Petrol Station 985 Wakefield Dr. Hours: Monday through Friday 3-7 p.m.The Deals: All $4 beers are $3.The Scene: On Wednesday afternoon, the Petrol Station, a little bar tucked away in the Oak Forest neighborhoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Sole Of Houston: UH Architecture Professor Graphs Bellaire Boulevard

    Ray Davies never sang about seeing stars on Bellaire Boulevard​Three years ago this month, David Beebe and I trekked Bellaire Boulevard from west of Highway 6 to the Little Woodrow's on the train tracks at the West U / Bellaire border. We didn't continue any further because the prosperous stretch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Are You a Geek? Like to Drink? Think You Know More Than Us?

    ​Then you'll want to join us on Thursday, January 14, at 8 p.m. at the Maple Leaf Pub for a very special edition of Geeks Who Drink. I'll be serving as the guest trivia master (or maven, as it were) at the Thursday edition of the weekly pub quiz series and am issuing a challenge to all of you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2009

    Where to Drink Christmas Night

    ​Looking to carry your holiday celebration into the wee hours? Most restaurants and restaurant-bars around town close their doors on Christmas Day, but that's no reason to stay in, Mr. Grinch. Plenty of bars will welcome you with open arms, ready to add some jingle to your belly. First and f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Happy Hour Scene: Little Woodrow's

    ​You made it. Thanksgiving is over. You politely ate your aunt's casserole, and you even helped your mom clean the dishes. Now, it's time to celebrate an extra day off from work, and Little Woodrow's is here to help. From noon to 7 p.m. today, Little Woodrow's in Midtown (2306 Brazos St.) w ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 12, 2009

    Haute Texan Tacos

    More than just a taco truck.

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    May 25, 2007
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    June 29, 2006


    Little Woodrow's

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    May 17, 2001

    Play Ball!

    Sports bars and gay bars cater to a similar crowd: Guys who watch buff men

  • Dining

    April 12, 2001

    Intentional Walk

    The B.U.S. sports bar struts along near Enron Field with nary a peep from the Catholics

  • Dining

    December 21, 2000

    Cold Comfort

    Though their usefulness melted away long ago, icehouses continue to float to the surface

  • Dining

    October 12, 2000

    Political Communion

    Did Annunciation use its connections to knock the head off Little Woodrow's beer permit?

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Bar Manager

    Betty Campbell, Little Woodrow's

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