Snazzy West Side watering hole the Avery once again takes the Best Bar crown. Pull up a comfy barstool and enjoy a properly prepared, old-time classic (try the Ginger Sidecar) courtesy of owner John Richard. It's low-key and chic without the attitude, with a nice brew selection (eight taps and more than 40 bottles) and an even better whiskey sel...
Colorado Bob's Ship of Fools anchors the southern end of the Morgan Ford Business District, and so it's appropriate enough that the shipwrecked sailboat and wild elephant ears growing out front give whispers of what's just beyond: a bar worthy of Key West's Duval Street. Inside, a raucous group of regulars heartily greet newcomers to this cash-o...
The perfect bar in Houston can be hard to find. As much as you may love that dive or sports bar, sometimes you want a joint that's a bit classier but still friendly and welcoming. Oh, and a large selection of draft beer and cocktails is so, so necessary. Enter the interestingly named Mongoose versus Cobra. As you sit at the bar, you're fascinate...
When Cat’s Eye Pub’s founder, Tony Cushing Sr., passed away in 2008 and his son, Tony Cushing Jr., took over, we worried the place would morph into yet another Fells Point get-drunk, get-laid bar. But the son’s respect for the father’s traditions has kept it the same as it always was: few cover charges (only on weekend nights after 9 p.m.) to en...
Writers have written that bars in Brooklyn, New York spend hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to create a vibe as authentic and original as Happy Dog's, which seems to possess it with no effort at all. No longer exclusively a hipster enclave in Gordon Square, the hot dog joint with a great beer selection and lots of indie music has expanded...
Go to the Saint James, the trendy new hookup hub for the well-heeled suburban type.
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