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Diwali Celebrations + New Speakeasy Bar in Houston

Brooke Lewis
Posted on November 2
An assortment of chocolates in various colors from purple, yellow, to orange.

Enjoy chocolates for Diwali from Cacao & Cardamom Chocolatier. (Cacao & Cardamom Chocolatier/Facebook)

There’s much to celebrate this month! If you’re planning to take part in the Diwali holiday coming up on Nov. 12, I have suggestions on festivities to enjoy. For the music enthusiasts, a new speakeasy bar just opened downtown. Finally, a new casual pizza restaurant in Montrose is getting rave reviews. Let’s dive in!

Where To Celebrate Diwali In Houston

Many Houstonians will honor Diwali, a major holiday celebrating the start of the new year and the victory of good over evil. So, where can you go to celebrate the holiday? This round-up of activities includes delicious spots such as chocolate shop, Cacao & Cardamom, and a night market at Da Gama featuring jewelry, plants, live music, and henna. [Eater Houston]

New Speakeasy Bar Downtown

Music lovers will enjoy the new speakeasy bar, Off the Record, where guests can listen to their favorite vinyl inside a listening lounge. There will also be music-inspired cocktails such as the Rolling Stone and Brown Sugar Brew. [Houston Chronicle🔒]

Try This Tasty Pizza Spot

Check out Elro Pizza & Crudo, a casual pizza restaurant that offers a variety of thoughtfully created pizzas and seafood options. Restaurant critic Alison Cook recommends trying their sausage pizza, oysters on the halfshell, Secret Garden cocktail, among other picks. [Houston Chronicle🔒]

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