Richmond Arms

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    Houston's 12 Best Bars Open On Thanksgiving

    Note: List is in alphabetical order. BIG WOODROW'S BAR & GRILL This Galleria-area icehouse is opening up at 4 p.m., and they will be showing the LSU at Texas A & M football game at 6:30, as well as the Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers at 7:30; they plan on closing down early after the games. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Finding A Scotch Egg in Houston for (Almost) Every Day of the Week

    It's not the most appetizing-looking dish. The hard boiled egg in the center is usually possessed of a runny yolk that oozes a bit when you cut through the crisp brown outer layer and the crumbly pink or brown middle. Before you cut it, it looks like an oversized meatball, but it's the stuff on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    The Best Spots to Watch the World Cup (And Toast to Every Goal) in Houston

    It's the most wonderful time of the year for soccer fans--The World Cup! The 2014 FIFA World Cup is being held in Brazil June 12 through July 13. Even though most of us won't have the opportunity to be there for all the international excitement, there are plenty of chances to watch the games and ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    Saint Arnold Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary: Beef, Bands and Lots of Brews

    It was a hot and steamy evening this past Saturday as crowds gathered to party at the Saint Arnold brewery and taste the new 20th Anniversary Ale, but the temperatures didn't stop folks from dancing the night away in front of the festive loading dock. Of course, all the cold beer that was flowing pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Top 10 Bars, Clubs & Ice Houses In the Galleria Area

    As does our sister blog Eating...Our Words, 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

    April 30, 2013

    Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to British Cuisine

    With acclaimed British restaurant Feast closing in August, now's the time to acquaint yourself with its excellent English menu before it's too late. Luckily, chef Richard Knight will be opening another restaurant in the Heights within a year, and there are plenty of other British restaurants in Hous ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 21, 2013

    Dinner and a Show

    Houston's 10 best restaurants for pre-theater dining.

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Houston's 10 Best British Pubs: Close Your Eyes and Think of England

    You'll notice several things upon entering a British pub for the first time, especially if your only pub experiences to date have been in the States: The pubs are clean, bright and welcoming. The food is usually quite good. And pubs are family-friendly places -- for the most part -- which makes sens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Openings & Closings: Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue Cheese

    As Eater Houston reported earlier this week, West Oaks Mall is losing one of its biggest anchors -- Alamo Drafthouse -- as the chain expands into other areas of Houston, namely Midtown and Cypress. In its place, West Oaks Mall is getting a western-themed bar from country singer Toby Keith, Nashvill ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 15, 2012

    Pot o' Parties

    Follow the rainbow to these golden St. Patrick's Day events.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Sports Bars

    If food and a clear line of sight to a fancy television were all it takes to make a good sports bar, you might as well build up those plaque reserves at home. Judging sports bars involves more utilitarian considerations than usual - some of us have even ended up at Buffalo Wild Wings at some point b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 5 Bar Food

    The "best cheap burgers in town" at our No. 3 pick.​For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of Houston® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Comment of the Day: The Only Way to Ride Out A Flood

    ​We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    ​Looks like it was a relatively slow week for inspections, with only a handful of places racking up serious (and entertaining) violations. Seeing a sushi restaurant, of all places, get a stamp of disapproval from the health department is a little disconcerting. Taiko Japanese Grill & Sushi (5 ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston

    The world's great cuisines converge here.

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston: Country Cooking

    An around-the-world guide to the foods of Planet Houston

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    World Cup In Houston: Where To Get Your Gamewatch On

    32 teams, one cup, plenty of Houston bars​Two days from now, the world will tune in to Johannesburg, South Africa as the 2010 FIFA World Cup officially kicks off. The first match is a Group A clash between Mexico and South Africa. For all you futbol fanáticos, there are plenty of places to view a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    World Cup: Get in the Spirit

    zota​If you couldn't care less about the World Cup, that's fine, because basically the ENTIRE REST OF THE WORLD is excited, and we'll make up for your lack of enthusiasm. But should you be looking to get into the World Cup spirit, here's a brief list of Houston restaurants where you can enjoy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Happy Hour Scene: Richmond Arms

    ​ The patio at Richmond Arms was always the main draw on a couple previous trips, packed with twenty- and thirty-somethings drinking pints from the bar's large selection of beer. But it was empty when we showed up for last night's happy hour.We blamed the weather, which wasn't that bad but som ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 11, 2010

    Your Lucky Day

    St. Paddy brings the party when you need it most.

  • Articles

    March 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Late Night Scene: Striking Out

    ​We set out into the night to get some tasty snacks and a few more drinks. We were in the neighborhood of Oporto Cafe and thought a martini and some tapas sounded awesome. The straight-laced waitress informed us the kitchen closed at 10 p.m. It was 10:15 p.m. We even pulled the Houston Press b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    R.I.P. Former Ale House and Stag's Head Manager Angela Mullan Jenkins

    ​A wake will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stag's Head Pub for Angela Mullan Jenkins, who passed away Thursday from breast cancer complications. Jenkins came to Houston from Northern Ireland over 30 years ago and worked briefly for a division of Baker-Hughes before beginning her career ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Snackshot: Sunday Feast

    Today's luscious Snackshot comes to us courtesy of Pixeltopia and Feast: From the photographer's description: "Sunday Brunch at Feast, on Westheimer" that included roast beef, Yorkshire pudding, roasted parsnips, potatoes, rutabagas and carrots, grilled Brussels sprouts and bread pudding with ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    To Do: Help Angela at the Stag’s Head

    If you ever dug the scene at The Ale House, you probably know or have seen Angela Mullan Jenkins. An Irish immigrant with a penchant for having a damn good time, she came to Houston in 1980 and began her long association with British Investments as a waitress at the Richmond Arms about the time Rod ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 17, 2005
  • Music

    April 10, 2003
  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Golden Oldies

    How many times can the Chronicle write the "How to be a Texan" story?

  • Dining

    September 30, 1999


    Ale House Brawl

  • Dining

    May 20, 1999

    Food Fit for Drinking

    Houston Brewery revamps its menu

  • Calendar

    July 27, 1995
  • Dining

    December 1, 1994

    Pub Grub? No Flub

    The hometown entry in the Richmond brewpub battle fights with good food