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Perfect Pairings: Mezcal, Sal de Gusano y Naranjas at The Pastry War
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 4 a.m. by Kate McLean
Sal de gusano is salt made from moth larvae— and it’s delicious. Paired with Mezcal it’s like a back-in-the-day spend the night party, N64 and all. These two literally grew up together. To make sal de gusano, the larvae that g...
Houston's Best Mezcal Cocktails
Monday, July 9, 2018 at 5 a.m. by Carlos Brandon
It has taken over cocktail menus across the country. That smoky and polarizing cousin of tequila, once found on only the most authentic of Mexican menus, has taken hold of the American drinking palette. Mezcal, the earthy and peaty ...
Ten Bar Bites to Sink Your Teeth Into
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:01 a.m. by Jamie Alvear
Bar dining is no longer just for the lonely traveler. Sitting at the bar is a great option for a first date, pre-gaming for a night of revelry, a quicker alternative when you forgot to make reservations, or a good way to scope a new...
Houston's 10 Best Bars to Beat the Heat
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 3:30 a.m. by Clint Hale
For the majority of the next few months, Houston – with its searing heat and soup-like humidity – is going to be pretty unbearable. That said, it’s summer, and summer is prime drinking time for those in and around the area. Man...