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Uncovering the Best Houston Venues

April 13, 2016 | Posted in Event Spotlights, Food and Drink, Houston

At 655 square miles, Houston could contain the cities of New York, Washington D.C., Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis and Miami! Recently named one of the “10 Best Food Cities in America” by The Washington Post and the “Newest Capital of Great Food” by Food & Wine Magazine, it’s safe to say that Houston venues offer first-class grub. Home to over 10,000 restaurants, the culinary choices are nothing short of extraordinary.

Sure, we have our favorites. But sometimes you—and more importantly, your clients—want to try something new. It can be overwhelming, but fear not—Kapow is here to help you navigate the third coast and land safely at some of our favorite hidden gems in the city of Houston.

JONATHAN’S THE RUB

Houston venues

Just West of the loop, off the Campbell Rd exit, lies the crown jewel of Houston’s culinary scene. Owner and chef, Jonathan Levine, works alongside his children to create an inviting atmosphere where everyone dines like royalty. True to Jonathan’s Brooklyn roots and infectious personality, the hearty cuisine and signature rub are nothing short of enchanting.

THE NICE WINERY

Houston venues 2Tucked away in an industrial park just north of I-10 on the Beltway is The Nice Winery. Certified Sommeliers, wine educators and Le Cordon Bleu-trained chefs, Ryan Levy and Ian Eastveld, are wowing customers and restaurateurs around the country with their unique selection of boutique wines. With one of the highest ratings in the country by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, the welcoming tasting room and bold vinos will leave you speechless.

SPARE KEY

Houston VenuesIn the heart of midtown, you’ll find a cocktail haven on the corner of Brazos and Bremond. Marked only by a neon sign in the shape of a key, this second story lounge provides a sophisticated escape from the hustle and bustle. Sit back as famous Houston barman and two-time James Beard Nominee, Chris Frankel, takes you on a journey with signature cocktails and one-of-a-kind creations.

HOUSTON POLO CLUB

Houston venues 4Ranked the #1 polo club in the world by the United States Polo Association, the Houston Polo Club is an absolutely fabulous treat. The polo fields sit on 26 manicured acres in the heart of Houston where Memorial Drive and 610 intersect. There, the club offers an unforgettable polo clinic, where you and your guests can get a hands-on polo lesson. Don’t forget your riding boots or “slugger” swing at home.

 

Want more? Check out some of our other favorite Houston venues!

Inside the Loop venues:

Pizzatola’sBlack Swan Screen PrintingRevelry on RichmondThe Durham HouseDavis Street

Galleria Area venues:

Cacao & CardamomEggersmann ShowroomBramble

West Houston venues:

Memorial Wine CellarSal y PimientaKUU

Posted by Shari Lee, Market Manager, Houston

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