America's Best Cocktail Bars
Anvil Bar, Houston
Bobby Heugel built his noted bar in a mid-century tire store, then added a warm
burnish with recycled woods and other repurposed materials. But the tastes are
bright and fresh, and the bar deftly melds fresh ingredients, bold spirits, and
classic proportions to make the drinks sing, whether they’re revivals or a trip
into the unknown.
Check It Out: Tuesday nights
are tiki nights, when bartenders explore one of America’s more intriguing
homegrown drink cultures.