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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston

‘ritas, fajitas, and more! Houston is famous for its Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, and the Cinco de Mayo celebration is a perfect opportunity to explore it. Many restaurants and bars, from Mexican and American to Japanese, Korean, and Italian, among others, are rolling out Mexican food and drinks. Offers abound, and special events are scheduled. Some restaurants have even decided to kick off parties two or three days in advance. Get ready for a myriad of flavors, good drinks, and a festive vibe…

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10 Best Sports Bars in Houston

Houston's sports fans are captivated by professional home teams and lively college athletics. It explains the city's abundance of sports bars. Wondering where to watch the next big game or attend an energetic watch party? Here are our 10 favorite places to kick back and enjoy a cold one. Biggio's Banish all the stereotypes about sports bars! Biggio's (photo above) put a new spin on game-day dining and drinks. This sleek two-level bar and restaurant at the Marriott Marquis hotel combines the…

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Where to Watch the Big Game in Houston

Ready for the Big Game this Sunday? The San Francisco 49ers face the Kansas City Chiefs at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, and you can catch all the excitement at these Houston establishments. Prefer to stay home? We’ve also included some irresistible to-go options for your at-home Super Bowl spread. Rooftop Cinema Club Uptown Rooftop Cinema Club Uptown invites you to elevate your game day experience at their Big Game Watch Party on February 11, featuring the biggest football event of the…

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Guest Blog: Saint Arnold Beer Garden

HEY, Y’ALL! It’s us, Saint Arnold Brewing Company taking over this blog on Visit Houston. We have a pretty important thing we need your help with. 🙏 Our beloved Saint Arnold Beer Garden is up for USA TODAY’s award for Best Beer Garden in America. We know we should win, and you know we should win, but it’s probably a good idea to let everyone else know why we should win… so, that’s basically why we’re writing this lil blog entry. Hope you see it and drop us a vote. #love Who are we? Or…

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Houston Chefs Share Holiday Recipes... LIVE!

The holiday season is here and not a moment too soon. To get your creative culinary muscles warmed up, we've partnered with four of Houston's most popular chefs and bartenders to take over our Facebook Live and demo their favorite festive recipes. From sides and secret salsas, to feasts and sweet treats, we're gearing up for a tasty time! Oh, and adult beverages. Several Many adult beverages. Don't we deserve it? YUP. #2020 Take a peek at the plans and which culinary kings and queens are…

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Cocktails, Beers and Wine for All

Looking for the perfect place to meet your friends for a drink? No matter your poison, these local spots promise great ambiance and neighborhood vibes. From a brewery with a killer view of downtown to a trendy hidden cocktail bar, this roundup will leave you with the perfect suggestion the next time you’re asked to pick the happy hour spot! The Cottonmouth Club 108 Main Street, Houston 77002, Downtown Dubbed “the least cocktail-y bar in the city", The Cottonmouth Club feels like a hidden gem…

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Astros Baseball Watch Bars in Houston

The Astros are back in the World Series for the second time in three years! With the series starting on Tuesday, October 22, you need to figure out where to watch the game. Minute Maid Park will be filled to capacity, so whether the 'Stros are home or not, here are the top watch bars to root for the home team. Schedule Game 1 on Tuesday, 10/22 - Nationals at Astros Game 2 on Wednesday, 10/23 - Nationals at Astros Game 3 on Friday, 10/25 - Astros at Nationals Game 4 on Saturday, 10/26 - Astros…

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Houston Ice Houses: Find Your New Favorite

Ice houses have a special place in Texas history. In the early 1900s, nearly every Texas town had one of these establishments, which sold ice blocks for home ice boxes. But with the advent of electrical refrigerators, ice houses evolved into small convenience stores of sorts, and eventually became neighborhood gathering places where patrons could stop for an ice cold beer and conversation. While many ice houses have disappeared, Houston still has a number of these establishments – some old, some…

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A Royally British Day in Houston

The day of the Royal Wedding has arrived! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially trying the knot, and since you're reading this, we'll guess that you weren't able to make the hop across the pond to celebrate with the newlyweds and their nine million closest friends. Fret not, for you can have your own royal British day in Texas' largest city. Care for a Spot of Tea, My Darling? One of Houston's finest boutique hotels offers a proper high tea fit for a queen (or, newly married princess.)…

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