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  • Brunch of the Month: Alice Blue
    June 2, 2018
    No restaurant embodies the cool, laid back aura of The Heights more than Alice Blue . This modern American Bistro is open seven days a week but it is their weekend brunch menu that keeps hungry Houstonians coming back for more. Upon entering the quaint restaurant, guests are greeted by a ray of light and an open and relaxed feeling. Oversized booths in cool greys and blues line both sides of the restaurant with walls adorned with a geometric wallpaper that adds pops of yellow. A panel of thin
  • Brunch of the Month: Bosscat Kitchen + Libations
    May 4, 2018
    Newport Beach’s Bosscat Kitchen + Libations is one of the latest establishments to join the Houston gastropub scene. Located at 4310 Westheimer, Bosscat boasts an extensive whiskey menu and craft cocktails, Southern-inspired food and a cozy ambience perfect for an evening out on their patio watching the beautiful Houston sunset. The 6,900-squate-foot restaurant can house up to 220 guests with another 40 guests on the two patios that feature roll-up garage doors that will be open on nice...
  • Brunch of the Month: Emmaline
    April 13, 2018
    With spring and summer approaching, there isn’t a better brunch spot in Houston than Emmaline . With a gorgeous patio and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, this European-influenced American restaurant is tucked away in the in the Montrose area not too far from Buffalo Bayou Park. The airy ambience was inspired by the popular restaurant The Ivy in West Hollywood and includes four separate dining areas, including an antique-adorned bar, lounge-style space with secluded booths, and a sunroom...
  • Brunch of the Month: Toulouse
    February 22, 2018
    Toulouse Café & Bar is one of those places you go when you're looking to elevate your brunch experience beyond migas and mimosas. It's not that you have to dress up to brunch at Toulouse, though you'll certainly encounter a more well-heeled crowd than other spots. But with its Parisian café vibe set in the tony River Oaks District development, this is a decidedly refined experience with cocktails and plates to match. To start, the perfectly pedestrian setting is...
  • Brunch of the Month: El Tiempo
    January 22, 2018
    Houstonians know nothing hits the spot better than a tasty Tex-Mex meal, which is why each weekend, local hotspot El Tiempo is packed to capacity with patrons devouring mouth-watering dishes and kicking back salty margaritas. With eight locations in the Houston area, this cantina-style restaurant serves as the perfect spot for large friend groups with its multiple locations and extensive menu. The 1308 Cantina in the heart of Montrose is well-known as the favorite for LGBT patrons. The
  • Brunch of the Month: Hungry's
    December 13, 2017
    One of the hottest spots to brunch these days has an old name but a very new look. Hungry’s has been a staple in Rice Village for many years. But last year the Mediterranean-focused concept debuted a completely new, two-story restaurant, complete with a large patio, upstairs lounge and balcony overlooking the bustling shopping district. While the brunch menu is served both upstairs and downstairs in the main dining room, it’s the 21-and-up upstairs patio that’s the focus of...
  • Brunch of the Month: Max's Wine Dive
    November 28, 2017
    Brunch. It’s arguably the most important meal of the gay week. So we’re launching a new series exploring some of the best spots to enjoy the perfect weekend spread. From killer cocktails to the tastiest of tacos, we’ll break down where you should be brunching right now! Can you think of a better brunch place than one where the slogan is, “Fried chicken and champagne… Why the hell not!?” We can’t. That’s what makes Max’s Wine Dive the...
  • Brunch of the Month: Gloria's Latin Cuisine
    October 26, 2017
    Brunch. It’s arguably the most important meal of the gay week. So we’re launching a new series exploring some of the best spots to enjoy the perfect weekend spread. From killer cocktails to the tastiest of tacos, we’ll break down where you should be brunching right now! When it first opened in Midtown in five years ago, Gloria’s Latin Cuisine was far from an immediate brunch hit. In fact, the first local outpost of the Mexican-meets Salvordorian concept opened rather...
  • Local Voices: Michael from Michael's Cookie Jar
    August 4, 2016
    Michael Savino started his business Michael’s Cookie Jar about ten years ago in Tomball. Sharing a kitchen with his friend, he catered to specialty orders and depended on word of mouth recommendations. Now with two Houston locations, he is not just selling gourmet cookies but a nostalgic feeling of youth. Not only are the cookies delicious (trust me, I spent $30 there this morning… for myself) but inside the store, friendless wafts through the air like the smell of fresh baked...
  • LGBTequila
    June 24, 2016
    Identity Tequila is coming out of the liquor closet and showing its LGBT pride. Founded by Casa Maestri in the town of Tequila, Jalisco, Identity Tequila is targeted specifically to the LGBT community. Made from 100 percent Blue Weber agaves from both the Highland and Lowland regions, this award-winning tequila is now available in Houston just in time for your pride parties. Houston native, and third generation tequila maker, Jose Villanueva saw a gap in the tequila market, which gave him the
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