Category Archives: Restaurants & Bars

August 08

Double Trouble Caffeine & Cocktails

If you’re looking for a double shot of trouble, look no further than Double Trouble Caffeine and Cocktails. Located on Main Street in Midtown, this unique café + bar combo functions as a coffee house by day and a bar by night. Before you even get through the door, mellowed out vibes waft through the […]

July 15

Café at St. Martin’s

Towering above Tanglewood’s beautiful homes and gardens, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church stands out as a genuine work of art. Once inside the walls of the church, the piazza is stunningly beautiful with artfully shaped trees, striking archways and a fountain in the center. But what most don’t know about St. Martin’s is that it houses […]

July 15

Neil’s Bahr

In the past few years, East Downtown has started to build a reputation as a destination for hip Houstonians to live, work and play. Places like Moon-Tower Inn and BBVA Compass Stadium have helped raise the status of the region, paving the way for new and interesting businesses to open. Neil’s Bahr capitalizes on the […]

July 15

Stanton’s City Bites

In a large, white house located in the historic First Ward, Stanton’s City Bites has been serving up arguably Houston’s best burgers for over 40 years. During this time, Stanton’s has received numerous accolades and honors, having been featured on the Travel Channel’s show “Burger Land,” in food blogs nationwide such as “Serious Eats” and […]

July 15


Stationed in the center of the West Ave. complex, Pondicheri uses local ingredients to create Indian food with a Texas flare.  Renowned Houston Chef Anita Jaisinghani created Pondicheri to be the fast-casual sister of Indika; a more upscale Indian restaurant in the Montrose area. The best way to describe the atmosphere at Pondicheri is “East […]

July 07

Under the Volcano

A few blocks from Rice Village you’ll find this dimly lit, tiki-inspired bar that has been a neighborhood staple for years. Like many establishments in Houston, Under the Volcano takes advantage of the city’s temperate climate and has two excellent covered patios, one of which you can rent for private parties. And yes – these […]

June 30

River Oaks Donuts

If you’re not a River Oaks resident you just might miss River Oaks Donuts, situated at the corner of a strip mall on Westheimer Road. The playful logo—a pink and purple donut adorned with a crown—invites you in from the parking lot and the same cheerful atmosphere inside will be a refreshing start to your […]