Yes, Hendricks Pub off Kirby is located inside what was a funeral home until a few years ago, but the only thing stiff about this spot is the drinks. (We kinda dig the funeral-home thing, seeing how we spent years drinking at the much scarier Numbers in our youth.) Once again it seems like bars are popping up left and right around Kirby, as the masses turn away from the hassles of Midtown and Washington Avenue. Hendricks is one of the more hospitable haunts we have found, which means they won't let you in if you aren't dressed like a junior executive. Hendricks has a great craft beer menu, decent bites (try the ribs), and has invented a few signature mixed drinks like the Irish Lemonade, which is formulated in such a way that you can barely taste all the Jameson whiskey you are putting away.
The Place: Hendricks Pub & Eatery
The Deals: $1 off drafts and wells
The Hours: 3 to 7 p.m.
The Scene: Have you ever tried repeating a word until it be... More »