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Celebrate Beyoncé’s Two-Night Concert with Bey-Themed Food and Drink

The Warwick has created two specialty cocktails inspired by Queen Bey.
The Warwick has created two specialty cocktails inspired by Queen Bey. Photo by Raydon Creative
Queen Bey comes back to her hometown for a two-night performance of her sellout Renaissance world tour this weekend (the shows are going down Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 at NRG Stadium), and the entire city is abuzz. Including local bars and restaurants, which are offering Beyoncé-themed specials perfect for your pre- and post-concert celebrations.

Axelrad, 1517 Alabama
Hit the beer and cocktail garden to enjoy the Pure (hot) Honey (tequila, hot honey, grapefruit, lime and grapefruit bitters) for $11 available through September 25.

Betelgeuse Betelgeuse, 2101 Washington, 4500 Montrose
Now with two locations, pop by the pizza and cocktail bar to sip the QUEEN B (Gentle Ben Gin, lemon, simple, creme de violette, lavender tincture, sparkling wine) for $11.

Bowl & Barrel, 797 Sorella
Enjoy Happy Hourly, featuring our Lemon Drop Martini, a nod to B’s Lemonade 2016 album, from 3 to 5 p.m. everyday, with bites and drinks for $3 at 3 p.m., $4 at 4 p.m. and $5 at 5 p.m.

Dandelion Cafe, 5405 Bellaire
Try the Good Morning America famous fried chicken and a house made buttermilk biscuit alongside a ‘Queen Bee Latte’ ($5.50 small, $6.50 large) or cool down with an ice cold ‘Queen Bee Frappe ($6.75)’ with a gold straw, each adorned in edible gold glitter and available through September 24.

Hotel Zaza Museum District, 5701 Main
Hotel Zaza Museum District will offer a “Pre-Bey Bite” from 5 to 7 p.m. in the lobby. Snacks include popcorn, macaroni and cheese, fried chicken bites, iced lemonade and more. It will also offer drink specials all weekend long plus a specialty cocktail called the Virgo’s Groove.

Incanto, 1426 Yale
Simone on Sunset, 2418 Sunset
Incanto cocktail bar in Greater Heights and sister bar and Rice Village neighborhood spot Simone on Sunset will both offer a dark and complex cocktail inspired by Beyonce’s hit song ‘Sweet Dreams.’ The drink is made with dark rum, creme de violette, Sweet Vermouth, Lime, Squid Ink and topped with a Gold Leaf for $16 cocktail at both locations on September 23 and 24.

Lancaster Hotel, 701 Texas
This weekend, The Lancaster Hotel will offer the Tequila Honey Bee cocktail in its inhouse restaurant and bar, Cultivated F &B, featuring a smoky mezcal rinse and garnished with a honeycomb from Hive Bee Farm.

Musaafer, 5115 Westheimer
Beverage director Afzal Kaba has created the glistening ‘Bey Lemonade,’ featuring Don Julio tequila infused with lemon, then shaken to with organic honey, limoncello, citric acid and edible glitter, and topped with prosecco and a cowboy hat. Each individual who orders the feature will receive a disco ball necklace to wear whilst they sip. The $25 featured cocktail is available September 18-24.

Ninfa’s, 2704 Navigation, 1700 Post Oak
Try the Disco Limonada (Lemonade) with melon liqueur, gin, tequila and house made fresh lemonade) for $13 and the Blue Ivy with Aguasol tequila, Caribbean pineapple liqueur, banana liqueur, pina colada mix and fresh lime juice for $13.The Bey-verages are are available at both locations on September 23 and September 24.

Radio Milano at The Moran, 800 Sorella
The CityCentre spot will host a Queen Bey Kick Off, offering specialty cocktails inspired by Beyoncé’s greatest hits including the 'Alien Superstar' featuring Master Dobel tequila, the 'Cuff It' showcasing Empress gin, 'Heated' with the zest of Bacardi Mango Chili, and the 'Break My Soul' crafted with Hennessy. The takeover begins Saturday, September 23 at 4 p.m. and will last through Sunday, September 24 at 11:30 p.m. For more information, please visit .

Rockhouse Southern Kitchen, 6025 Richmond
Rockhouse is unveiling the Renaissance cocktail, made with 818 Reposado, Grand Marnier, lychee syrup, mango syrup, pineapple juice, Peychauds Bitters, and a dash of gold glitter, shaken, strained and served with a dry orange garnish.

Rosalie Italian Soul and C. Baldwin Hotel, 400 Dallas
Available from September 22–24, pop by for Bey-inspired specials such as Bey’s Pizza topped with cherry tomatoes and pickled jalapenos or the “Queen Bey” cocktail, featuring El Silencio Mezcal, Grand Marnier, pineapple gum, lemon and hellfire bitters. 

Slowpokes, multiple locations
All locations of Slowpokes will be serving up a honey and vanilla flavored Queen Bee Latte from September 18-24, available hot or iced. Customers who order a Queen Bee Latte will receive a Beyoncé sticker while supplies last.

The Waffle Bus, 1835 North Shepherd, 1540 West Alabama
Dig into the Pure/Honey Butter Chicken and Waffle Sandwich (buttermilk fried chicken sandwich with spicy mayo and ancho chile honey butter inside of a honey butter fresh baked waffle) for $10.99.

The Warwick, 5888 Westheimer
The Warwick has launched two specialty cocktails in Queen B's honor—the PURE/HONEY Lemonade (a smoother version of a Sidecar) and the Alien Superstar (a blackberry tequila lemondrop), both available for $14.
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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer who is always looking to share Houston's coolest and tastiest happenings with the Houston Press readers.
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