Despite the name, Little’s Oyster Bar is definitely more of a restaurant, but the bar itself is ample and the drinks are too good not to consider this a place where you’d want to make a night out of bubbly, martinis, and seafood. There are five Champagnes by the glass, and the cocktails, by Oliver Brooks, are the right kind of light and bright accompaniments to both the Houston heat and a plateau of oysters, blue crab, and gulf shrimp. What you’re having: The Windward Isle. Imagine a Hotel Nacional cocktail turned into a martini and this is what you get here. Sophisticated yet tropical. 


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