Category : Houston Food

Top Rooftop Bars in Houston

Take in the bird’s eye view on top of the city with these rooftop bars in Houston.

The Rosemont – sandwiched between Aladdin’s Mediterranean and Uchi -is a beautiful rooftop bar in Montrose featuring seasonal cocktails and light bites. Light bites include Pulled Pork Sliders and Devils on Horseback – blue cheese stuffed dates wrapped in prosciutto. For cocktails enjoy a classic drink like the Old Fashioned or a more contemporary Watermelon Mojito.

There’s plenty of seating in the Rosement: downstairs has seating both indoors and on the patio and upstairs is the rooftop lounge. Comfy couches and chairs create a classy ambiance.

They have happy hour during the weekdays and all day on Sunday! Enjoy a rooftop party with DJ’s on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 pm until 2:00 am.

3rd Floor – between Downtown and Midtown in Houston –  is a modern classic space with plenty of room to sit, with a massive bar with over 100 craft beer and boutique wine selections, and balconies with spectacular views of the downtown Houston skyline! The kitchen if open until 10:00 pm, so enjoy the late night food selection of panini’s, wraps, sandwiches and speciality bites like Ahi Nachos. The beer and wine list at 3rd Floor is too massive to list. The beautiful Houston skyline can be viewed from the indoor bar and on the outdoor patio.

The Monnalisa Restaurant – a bar and restaurant inside Hotel Sorella –  has outdoor views of the City Centre’s central plaza. A European-inspired bar, The Monnalisa features an outdoor lounge and adjacent pool. The infinity pool is surrounded by cabanas, lit by lanterns and lounge chairs. Guests can enjoy live music Wednesday through Saturday nights while sipping on martini’s and enjoying Houston’s social night life.
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Best Brunches in Houston

Houstonians know good food. Any day of the week, we’re hungry and on the search for the best fare in town. For your dining pleasure, we’ve found the best brunches in Houston.

Dish Society: Located on San Felipe Street, The Dish Society is open for brunch Monday through Saturday from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm and Sunday from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm.

Known for using high quality and fresh ingredients from a number of local farms, Dish Society also has an impressive assortment of beers, wines, and crafted cocktails.  The brunch menu includes breakfast items like pork belly and hash as well as lunch items like shrimp tacos and quinoa stuffed avocados.

Wash it down with a prosecco-based sparkling elderflower spritzer or a summer white sangria.

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Caracol – Mexican Costal Kitchen – has both a Saturday and Sunday brunch. The Saturday brunch features on menu items. A variety of ceviches are offered as appatizers and main items include chillaquilles and Mexican style French toast. Speciality items like the Camarones Encamisados  – shrimp stuffed with Poblano and Chihuahua cheese, wrapped in bacon, mole of pasilla and cascabel, papas martajada – make this menu truly special!

Caracol’s Sunday Brunch is buffet style and it features a variety of ceviches, seafood stuffed poblanos, empanadas, huevos a la Mexicana, chorizo – and more – including many seafood items! Diners can finish off the bunch with Mexican cookies and pastries and Mexican coffee!

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Where to Find the Best Southern Food In Houston

If there’s one thing Houston knows it’s good food, and you can find some of the best Southern Food in Houston.

Southern Goods is a modern take on traditional southern cooking. Located on 19th Street in Houston Heights, Southern Goods has a homey and comfortable atmosphere. Fans of southern cooking will recognize familiar staples like BBQ chicken and coleslaw but might find a welcomed surprise in items like The Texas Hot Quail. A southern meal isn’t complete with grits. and diners rave about the cheese grits and the corn bread.

Southern Goods has 24 craft beers on tap and signature cocktails like The Texas Peach which is made with Deep Eddy Peach Vodka, Fresh Lemon Juice, Peach Bitters, and Fine Sugar.

They’re open until 2:00 am on the weekends!

The Moonshiners Southern Table and Bar is another Houston hot spot. Expect to find moonshine and whisky served up in mason jars – harkening to the culture of Appalachia. According to Moonshiners, “It’s impossible to separate the American South from downhome comfort food, warm hospitality, rugged independence, and – in the hollers of Appalachia – moonshine.”

Diners enjoy shrimp and grits, pulled pork tacos, and slow smoked chicken, along with other Southern features. For desert, order the seasonal fresh fruit cobbler or the Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie!

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