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Welcomed “Twists” at MAX’s Wine Dive Fairview

Two things to note about MAX’s Wine Dive in Houston. First, there are two locations, and although the Washington location is a staple in our city, the Fairview location does have a different menu (with some similarities). Secondly, MAX’s Wine Dive does offer options aside from fried chicken and champagne,…

Seasonally-Inspired Menu Excites at TABLE

Order the butternut squash soup at TABLE: inside a wide-rimmed bowl, generous dollops of crème fraiche are strewn with amaretti crumbs and a few sage leaves; over your shoulder comes a stream of tangerine soup into the bowl, melting its contents so that an effortless swoop of your spoon…

Urban Swank Does…Beaver’s Fall Supper

Yeah…so…I pretty much just found my new favorite bartender in Houston.

While sampling the Fall menu at Beaver’s, which was a “mere” nine courses, I stumbled upon some really great cocktails (go figure). Paired with each course in typical cocktail dinner fashion, the concoctions were specifically created for each dish….

Urban Swank Does…Katch 22

I’m not big on watching sports, but if I were forced to do so, Katch 22 would be my haunt of choice. The barely over-a-year-old restaurant, owned by Kory Clemens, is a polished establishment that manages to balance the spirit of an upscale sports bar with a restaurant serving earnest,…

Urban Swank Does…Américas

For many years we’ve enjoyed dining at the Cordua family of restaurants (Churrascos, Americas, Amazon Grill, and Arista). They each give you delicious Latin cuisine while showcasing different foods, ingredients, and techniques. Américas is probably our favorite of all the restaurants or would it be Churrascos? Okay we will call…

The Skinny – Glass Wall’s New Spring Menu

Where Did We Go?
Glass Wall The Restaurant
933 Studemont Street, Houston, Texas 77008
What’s the Skinny?
This year makes 8 years that Glass Wall has been opened and we know restaurant years are like dog years, so that’s saying a hell of a lot! One of the keys to their success is constantly…