Raise a glass to the new Sunday Funday

thumbnail_image0
thumbnail_image0

Local restaurants are getting creative with ways to earn your ongoing business. The latest craze? Make-your-own cocktail kits — alcohol included!


Hugo Ortega’s Hugorita kit ($44, serves 8) comes with El Jimador Blanco tequila, fresh-squeezed lime juice, Gran Gala orange liqueur and housemade orange-agave nectar cordial. Ortega’s Backstreet Café's Bloody Mary version includes a bottle of Grey Goose and housemade Bloody Mary mix, and there's also a mimosa kit with a bottle of sparkling wine and your choice of orange or wildberry juice.

Hugo Ortega’s Hugorita kitHugo Ortega’s Hugorita kit

Goode Co. Taqueria and Goode Co. Kitchen & Cantina are also proffering a Damn Goode Margarita kit, with housemade mix and tequila optional (in case you have your own stash).

Dish Society and Empire Café have mouthwatering mimosa bundles, as does Agricole Hospitality’s Revival Market.

Another Agricole concept, Eight Row Flint, has packaged up the ingredients for three of its most popular creations: the Ranchwater, margarita and Old Fashioned; the restaurant group’s Vinny’s in EaDo offers kits to make Old Fashioned cocktails, mimosas and Aperol margaritas.

Meanwhile, Underbelly Hospitality is offering add-your-own-booze batched cocktails, dreamed up by beverage director Westin Galleymore.

AT TOP: Revival Market's mimosa bundle

Dispatches
Pelican Builders Welcome Residents To First New Upper Kirby Condo Offering In Years;
Boutique Midrise Adds To Pedestrian Appeal Of Sought-After, Inner Loop Neighborhood

WITH ITS INAUGURAL set of residents newly moved in, Pelican Builders’ mid-rise condominium Westmore at 2323 W Main Street in Upper Kirby is already seeing the blossoming of a tight-knit community. Designed by Houston-based Mirador Group the Westmore is the first new condominium product to be introduced to the in-demand, inner loop neighborhood in more than three years. And with remaining two-bedroom homes starting at $895,000, it’s a remarkable value for this increasingly pricey area, where condos can easily climb to several million dollars and more.

Keep ReadingShow less
Home + Real Estate

Kristy Bradshaw, Phoebe Tudor and Stephanie Tsuru

UNDER TWINKLING CHANDELIERS, in a decked-out Wortham Grand Foyer made to recall the royal ballrooms of the Old World, some 500 guests gathered for the white-tie Ballet Ball of 2024, which raised $1.6 million.

Keep ReadingShow less
Parties

THIS WEEKEND MAY have been chilly, but one Friday-night bash brought the heat: Reagan and Alex Bregman welcomed a handful of VIPs to the launch party for their new southwest food brand, Wild Sol.

Keep ReadingShow less
Parties