Category: Upscale

The Queen Vic – Houston’s Dressed-up Pub

I’ve been driving by The Queen Vic for a while and meaning to venture inside. The gilded sign and charming terrace seemed worth a visit. But when it came time to pick a restaurant on Friday nights, this pub-with-a-twist never came to mind because it’s tucked away on Richmond, past the chaos of the Kirby [...]

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Neighborhoods Crash Course: Uptown & Galleria

As if one downtown weren’t enough, Houston has two of them. Downtown is literally and figuratively the center of it all. Executives love the glamorous high rises, sky walks, and cool tunnels. But Downtown lacks some essentials necessary for year-round residence. Uptown, on the other hand, has it all. If anything, Houston’s glamorous Uptown neighborhood [...]

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Find yourself in City Place

CityPlace Midtown sets the bar extremely high for fine living in Houston. And that’s saying something. This luxurious property is Mad Men meets the Jetsons meets Elle Décor and I mean that in the best way possible. Set foot in this place and you’ll fall in love.

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Living is good at The Fairmont

What happens when you take a little bit of Paris and a pinch of Abu Dhabi and mix it with a whole lot of Montrose? You get Fairmont Museum District, of course.

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Nouveau Antique Art Bar: Not Your Nana’s Watering Hole

If you’re getting a little weary of the pointy furniture and slick surfaces of too many “trendy” urban clubs and bars, there’s a solution in Midtown. Everyone needs an elegant, sophisticated, but welcoming default night spot that doesn’t try too hard to be cool. Nouveau Antique Art Bar in Midtown might just be the place. [...]

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The Red Room: It Really is Red

If you think you’ve been to all the cool bars in Houston, believe me, you haven’t. Just when I think I’ve seen it all, I stumble across another night spot that literally takes my breath away. And the Red Room in River Oaks is no exception. Tucked away and surrounded by offices and shops that [...]

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Benjys on Washington

No, not the 80′s TV show about a scruffy, heroic dog. There’s nothing scruffy about this place. Benjy’s has been a major contender in the Houston food scene ever since the original location opened in the Village several years ago. Houston diners loved the modern yet warm interiors, unbeatable happy hour specials, and the top [...]

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Mark’s American Cuisine

If you’re searching for a unique dining experience, look no further. Mark’s American Cuisine offers one of the most memorable dining experiences of any restaurant in Houston. With a name like “Mark’s,” you might not expect the level of ambience and attention to detail you’ll see here. But Marks’ has earned its spot as one [...]

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Boheme

I can’t believe this week is already almost over. Is it just me, or does time seem to be going by faster? Maybe it’s a summer phenomenon. But when the weeks fly, that just means Friday gets here that much quicker. And Fridays are never a bad thing. Especially when you spend them at Boheme [...]

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The Black Lab

How far do you think you need to travel for some killer fish and chips? Or a rare beer. Or a cozy, authentic pub atmosphere. London? A British fishing village? New England, at least, right? Nope. You can literally transport yourself across the pond if you’re ready and willing to brave the Montrose traffic. You [...]

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