17 bars, six games of pool, and an unknowable number of Miller Lites later, I finally tracked it down. But I could never have prepared myself for what I found along the way.
Corporations took millions from a program designed to help small businesses. Without that money, dives across the country are at risk of closing permanently.
Sasha and Lee Lloyd overcame abuse, homelessness, depression, and betrayal to open The Hard Swallow—and they'll do anything to protect it.
In between tequila shots and bites of 'Fleetwood Mac & Cheese,' diners are encouraged to strum the guitars and ukuleles on display.
Two brothers bought an old building to house their construction business, but started serving drinks instead.
Dirty Frank's gleaming oasis of weird in a town beset by 21st-century slickening, it’s always made people its primary business, no matter who those people are.
It also happens to sell the city's best chili.
You see the eternal Houston at D&W Lounge.
Not all locals agree about the future of Texas's biggest border city, but they do see eye to eye on one thing: The Tap's perfect nachos.