This Week In Food Blogs: Brand-New Beer Bars and Capri in Spring

Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

CultureMap: Craft beer fans have been waiting patiently for Mongoose versus Cobra to open since news of the Midtown beer bar broke earlier this year. Sarah Rufca has news on its impending opening -- any day now! -- and what you can expect in the newly renovated space.

Home.: In an intimate, touching post on her blog, Karen Man -- the pastry chef at Oxheart and wife to executive chef Justin Yu -- contemplates the interesting struggles between growing up in a Cantonese household without sweets and learning to make desserts that don't outshine the work her husband is doing in their jewel box of a restaurant.

Urban Swank: The Urban Swank girls must have been at Roots Bistro on the same night I was last week, but they smartly chose to get the dessert wine that was being offered that night: a Banfi Rosa Regale, which they fell for quickly. (I knew I should have saved room for dessert...)

Almost Veggie Houston: Ashli visits one of our favorite Italian restaurants in the greater Houston area -- Capri Pasta Pizza & More in Spring -- and falls every bit in love with its burrata, pastas and BYOB policy as we did last year.

Jack Around: Saint Arnold has its Beerlympics, and Katy's No Label Brewery has its Field Day. In his latest post, Jack recaps the games at the brewery's first annual event of this kind and his first taste of its Jalapeño Ale.

Delicious Mischief: Finally, if you caught John DeMers on Great Day Houston last week but you didn't catch the recipe for his bacon-onion sliders, he's republished it on his website just in time for grilling season.

Follow Eating Our Words on Facebook and on Twitter @EatingOurWords

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.