Houston Restaurants

Houston’s Best Thanksgiving Dishes

In an ideal world, here’s what turkey, potatoes, macaroni and cheese or pies would make the perfect holiday meal. November 23, 2022Updated: Nov 23, 2022 8:54 a.m. Menu items from Lucille’s, Cleburne, Truth BBQ, Backstreet Cafe, Squable, and Nobie’s make up our draft of Thanksgiving restaurant dishes in Houston. David …

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Houston’s Newest Restaurant on Esquire’s Best Restaurants in America List

Co-owners Emmanuel Chavez and Megan Maul’s 13-seat spot is in a generic-looking mall in Spring Branch, but that’s their use of ancient corn throughout a $125 seven-course tasting menu that stands out in Houston. Only three Texas restaurants — Birdie’s and Canje, two Austin establishments that gained national recognition this …

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Examiner Area Events Calendar

Editor’s note: To have calendar events posted on the Reviewer Calendar, email Editor Roy Kent at [email protected] November 17 Guardianship information: Brazos Bend Guardianship Services is hosting an information session on Guardianship and Guardianship Alternatives via Zoom at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 17. The information session is designed for …

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Local Kitchens offers the best local restaurants under one roof

MILL VALLEY, Calif. — Can’t decide between ordering a sushi burrito or a fried chicken sandwich? Just get both. Local Kitchens makes it easy for customers to order from multiple local restaurants. The Micro-Eating Room houses a collection of popular eateries, so visitors can easily mix and match their favorite …

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Popular Heights Thai Eatery co-owner to open upscale restaurant in River Oaks

MaKiin, a new concept from the owners of Kin Dee, is coming to the Upper Kirby area in Spring 2023. Courtesy photo. Lukkaew Srasrisuwanco-owner of Kin Dee in the heights, announced the opening of a new upscale Thai restaurant called MaKiin (pronounced Ma-kin) in spring 2023. It will be on …

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From Asian dishes to pizza, Pasadena Taste of the Town inspires fierce competition

High school restaurants and culinary teams prepared with delicious secret weapons as they competed for favors with hungry visitors and judges at the 33rd Annual Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Taste of the city November 4. To grab the crowd’s attention at the Pasadena Convention Center, the Pasadena High School kitchen …

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Houston’s Best Fashion Nights of Fall 2022

Everything is bigger in Texas, even the trunk shows. When fashion designers go to town, they usually prepare invitations to a dinner party or cocktails at a private club, in addition to dresses, holiday outfits and seasonal pieces. This fall, intimate shopping parties were among the most coveted RSVPs. Here …

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‘Pepsi Dig In Day’ Elevates Black-Owned Restaurants

PepsiCo tapped celebrity chef Carla Hall and others to boost business for black-owned restaurants on Pepsi Dig In Day (November 5). PepsiCo plans to amp up Pepsi Dig In Day by partnering with Carla Hall / Credit: PepsiCo PepsiCo is encouraging consumers nationwide to experience and “dig in” black cuisine …

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End of Teamsters strike at food distribution center

A nearly three-week strike by truckers at New England’s largest wholesale food distributor has ended with a new labor agreement, the Teamsters union said. The five-year deal includes an immediate $5-per-hour wage increase, an $11-per-hour raise over the term of the deal, better pension benefits and keeps drivers on the …

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Houston’s Tillman Fertitta approved for 43-story casino in Las Vegas

On Wednesday, Nevada authorities allowed Tillman Fertitta to place a lot of tokens on the Las Vegas Strip. Forty-three floors worth. Clark County Commissioners have approved plans for a large new development submitted by Fertitta Entertainment for the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Harmon Avenue that would include more …

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Restaurant Review: The Bungalow is our new favorite downtown destination

ALife, the lifestyle group behind restaurant and lounge concepts such as Lost & Found, Kamp and Prospect Park, adds another restaurant concept to its portfolio. Co-founders Mojeed Martins and Jonathan Reitzell presented Bungalowa new high-end restaurant that promises to shake up downtown. While Bungalow is currently in …

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The model, fashion designer and new Miss USA from Houston has some surprising answers to our fun questions!

TO ENTER THE Miss USA pageant, contestants must be at least 18 years old and under the age of 28 in the year they compete. Miss USA 2022 winner R’Bonney Gabriel cut it short! Gabriel grew up in Missouri City and graduated from Lawrence E. Elkins High School in 2012. …

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Houston’s Love For Fried Chicken Sandwiches Continues With The Opening Of A Restaurant In The Heights

This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1ofsevenThe Nashville Daddy Sandwich (Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Sweet Coleslaw, House Pickles, and Remoulade) at Daddy’s Chicken Shack, a fried chicken sandwich concept opening its first Houston location at 1223 W. 11th in the Heights.Shannon O’HaraShow moreShow less 2ofsevenThe …

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British Columbia plans to make food delivery fee cap permanent – ​​Houston Today

A food delivery man wears a face mask as he walks away from a restaurant in downtown Vancouver with a pick up on December 3, 2020. The British Columbia government aims to permanently cap fees food delivery in the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marissa Tiel British …

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11 of Houston’s biggest nightclubs in 2022

In addition to our illustrious dining and dining offerings, Houston has one of the liveliest nightlife scenes in the country. Post-pandemic-era club and bar openings have flooded areas like East Downtown with the emergence of warehouses-turned-dancing hubs. Each has distinct design features, from the neon maximalism of …

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Transwestern’s long stalled Houston project moves forward

Dan Friedkin of the Friedkin Group with 3120 Buffalo Speedway (Loopnet, Getty, The Friedkin Group) The redevelopment plan for a main part of the Bayou City property has apparently been resurrected and is being finalized, The real deal has learned. Over the past four years, speculation has swirled among Houston …

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Taste Louisiana cuisine at restaurants in Charlotte, NC

Chef Ryan Trahan’s tartare, which he prepares at the Vestal restaurant in Lafayette, Louisiana. Denny Culbert/Green Olive Media Get ready, Charlotte. Louisiana arrives in Queen City. On November 3 – and for one night only – 14 chefs from across the Bayou State will take over select Charlotte restaurants to …

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Delivery services turn to autonomous technology

(Image credit: Nuro)Sign up for free Consumer Brands SmartBrief today. Food delivery has exploded in popularity over the past decade, and the increase in demand over the past two years has created an urgency for restaurants and delivery service providers to create faster and more efficient systems. affordable. Many of …

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Charges dismissed in Houston metro restaurant, murder of 18-year-old killed protecting his mother

A man charged with the murder of a Houston teenager in a 2017 Subway sandwich shop robbery had his charges dismissed due to a “missing witness”, court records show. The case dates back to February 22, 2017. Javier Flores and his mother, Hilda Vasquez, were both working at a Subway …

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Builders start Houston-area communities in Cypress, Humble

Builders have separately launched two single-family residential communities in the greater Houston area with homes starting under $300,000 as rising mortgage rates reduce buying power. Taylor Morrison and Tri Pointe Homes announced plans to build more than 1,300 homes priced from $200,000 to $400,000 on 300 acres in Mason Woods, …

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This restaurant near Houston has the best Chinese takeout in Texas, according to a report

DALLAS (KDAF) – Chinese takeout is a staple for most busy households across the United States, as parents coming home late from work don’t have time to cook, they turn to the one of the largest kitchens for a delicious and quick bite. to eat. That’s why it’s always important …

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Raising Cane’s Holds Grand Opening Event for Newest Houston Location

September 16, 2022 In addition to a chicken sandwich, Raising Cane’s serves tenders, fries and a secret sauce to guests in the Parkdale Mall food court. Picture taken Tuesday, May 8, 2012 Guiseppe Barranco/The EnterpriseGuiseppe Barranco/Guiseppe Barranco/The company Raise the cane is hosting a grand opening celebration for its upcoming …

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Strangely, Houston’s Missing Seafood Restaurant Finally Gets a New Fish Showcase – Gatsby’s Prime Seafood Is Coming

For a major metropolitan city with such geographic proximity to the Gulf Coast, it’s a wonder Houston doesn’t have more seafood-focused restaurants within it. The leaders of Gatsby’s Hospitality Group (owners of Montrose-based Gatsby’s Prime Steakhouse) are about to change that. Owner Luis Rangel is opening Gatsby’s Prime Seafood in …

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Spicy seafood boils crawl next to Alamo Drafthouse in Lake Highlands

Spicy Crab is heading to the Lake Highlands of Dallas with the arrival of Shell hutthe local chain of seafood restaurants opening a location at the Creekside Mall at the intersection of Skillman Street and Abrams Road. A spokesperson confirmed that the restaurant will open later in 2022 in the …

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5 of Houston’s Best Amusement Parks to Visit Now

Whether you love the thrill of a roller coaster spinning through the air or want a birds-eye view at a more leisurely pace from a gigantic Ferris wheel, Houston’s amusement parks have you covered. Houston’s amusement parks run the gamut from indoor palaces with wall-to-wall fun to classic ride experiences …

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Uber offers self-driving food delivery in Houston

Houston’s roads will soon be populated with driverless electric vehicles carrying meals, groceries and other goods to Uber customers, the company announced Thursday. The new service is coming this fall as part of a 10-year partnership with Nuro, a California-based autonomous vehicle company that has already brought self-driving delivery of …

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California governor signs landmark law for fast food workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed a nationwide landmark measure giving more than half a million fast-food workers more power and protections, despite objections from restaurant owners who warned that this would increase consumer costs. The landmark law creates a 10-member fast food council with an …

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Beloved BBQ favorite launches third Houston-area bistro at Katy Kroger

Unmissable Acres Homes Burn the original barbecue conquers Houston one Kroger at a time. The barbecue will celebrate the official opening of its third Bistro this Saturday, September 3 at the Kroger location at 2700 W Grand Pkwy N. Burns already has similar locations in the Summerwood neighborhood of Pearland …

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Houston Chef’s New Indian Cookbook Ready to Add to Your Collection

Masala Garlic Ghee from Houston chef Anita Jaisinghani’s cookbook, “Masala.” Photo by Johnny Autry. Anita Jaisinghani, the James Beard award several times semi-finalist and nominee leader and owner of Pondicherry, has long been a staple of Houston’s culinary scene, leveraging her extensive knowledge of Indian cuisine to win fans for …

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Man arrested after being found with a machete in a restaurant

August 28, 2022Updated: August 28, 2022 11:02 a.m. ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police say a man was committed against his will after he was found armed with a machete and suffering from a mental breakdown at a Taco Bell restaurant in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. North Carolina. Police said …

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Shuttered Houston Sushi Restaurant Comes To Life In Montrose Cafe – ReikiNa Returns With Pop-Up Dinners

JHomas Stacy, the chef and founder of restaurant ReikiNa, brings back his intimate and immersive five-course pop-up dinners. Only now, with the closure of the CITYCENTRE restaurant, will ReikiNa dinners be held at Native Coffee in Montrose – with a twist. Starting September 1, Stacy will wow diners with a …

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Restaurant Review: Hildee’s Texas Dine-Inn: Ryan Hildebrand’s Hill Country Bistro Has Its Ups and Downs

Hildee’s Bars (photos courtesy of Overwatch Productions) Chef Ryan Hildebrand, founder and former chef of Houston‘s FM Kitchen & Bar and former fine dining restaurant Triniti, moved to Wimberley in 2019 and announced shortly after that he would be opening a “Hill Country bistro” next to Blue Hole . A …

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Houston Restaurant Weeks: BB’s Tex-Orleans

Houston foodies and restaurant connoisseurs love the month of August when Houston Restaurant Weeks runs from August 1 through Labor Day. Restaurants in the Greater Houston area participate in the annual event to help raise funds for the Cleverley Stone Foundation and the Houston Food Bank. For attendees, it helps …

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Advice on transportation, benefits and more

University students in Houston prepare for the start of a new academic year. The first days, weeks and months of school are filled with new faces, new classes and new environments, which keep all students busy. Ryan Morgado, associate director of student success initiatives at Rice University, said it can …

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Luxury medical spa to open in Katy Mall next week

Katy’s LaCenterra mall may be best known for its retail, restaurants and movies, but soon it will also house a medical spa. SkinSpirit plans to open its location in the Katy region Thursday, August 25. The location will be only the fourth in Texas, with others already open in Rice …

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Toast margaritas in The Woodlands

This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate food as bars and restaurants across The Woodlands area poured their signature margaritas for festival attendees.”/>1of9 Jerrod Johnson helps scoop out pineapples for Pineapple Margaritas during The Woodlands Margarita Festival, Saturday, August 13, 2022, at The Woodlands. Visitors …

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Houston’s New Late Night Restaurant Makes Ambitious Food an All-Day Thing Your First Look at Rosland’s

ROsland’s Grill & Bar is now open, just steps from Houston‘s bustling Washington Avenue corridor at 903 Durham Drive. It’s named after a fictional character nicknamed Rosland, who restaurant owners Kim and Don Cristopher of DKC Companies referred to. This mysterious Rosland was born and raised in Houston, as were …

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Four new restaurants coming to a plaza Warner Robins, GA

A restaurant and sports bar, pizzeria, Italian ice cream and Bubble tea shop join Another Broken Egg Cafe in the expansion of a Warner Robins mall. “We are beyond thrilled,” said Roger Patel, owner of the Market Square of the Century. “The flagship product will be Another Broken Egg. We …

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Black couple sues Houston-area PD for civil rights violations

A black couple is suing the Rosenberg Police Department in federal court over alleged civil rights and disability violations that occurred during a November 2020 traffic stop. Lawyers for the National Police Accountability Project, who represent the couple in court, say the alleged violations in the case reflect the RPD’s …

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Beloved Houston Restaurant Has a New Chef – Find Out Who’s Filling Robert Del Grande’s Big Shoes at The Annie

RRobert Del Grande left chunky steel-toed shoes to fill at the Annie Cafe & Bar and its sister restaurant Turner’s. After stepping back from the lineup at the start of the summer, Del Grande has settled into the role of chef emeritus. Now, Berg Hospitality, the restaurant group founded by …

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Bun B’s Trill Burgers knock down Houston cult favorite in epic showdown with GMA

Two of Houston‘s most acclaimed burger purveyors faced off in an epic battle on national television this morning. hello america Featured Trill Burgers and Burger Chan on a Houston-centric edition of its “United States of Burgers” segment. Shot near downtown in Saint Arnold Brewerya panel of three judges — Excellent …

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Sugar Land Area Events Calendar

Editor’s note: To have calendar events published on the Sugar Land Sun Calendar, email editor Roy Kent at [email protected] The FBCL reads: The Fort Bend County Libraries Virtual Book Club – “FBCL Reads” – will meet online Wednesday, July 27 beginning at 10 a.m. The book in question is “The …

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Celebrate National Tequila Day at these Houston restaurants – Houston Public Media

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) There are many occasions when it is appropriate to enjoy tequila, but perhaps none is more appropriate than National Tequila Day, which is Sunday. Several restaurants and bars around Houston are offering drink specials, food items and events to commemorate the day, with some offering deals throughout …

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Voodoo Donut targets Katy with a fourth-place finish in the Houston area

Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars Greg Morago, Personal editor July 20, 2022Updated: July 20, 2022 1:48 p.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate Katy Residents will have some serious donut magic coming soon. The cult-favorite Voodoo Donut, already established in Houston as …

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The new Tex-Mex restaurant is coming to South College Station

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – The town of College Station has grown at a rapid pace, adding several new commercial and residential spaces to the community. Gringo’s Mexican Foodthe latest restaurant chain to call College Station home, opens on Tuesday. The Houston-based restaurant chain held a soft opening on July …

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South Beach nightclub reopens in Montrose with packed VIP party

Crowds came out to dance at Thursday’s VIP reopening of the South Beach nightclub in Montrose. Including Lynn Wyatt. The philanthropist and socialite was among the first to swing under the club’s 450-pound, 8-foot rotating quartz crystal chandelier. She was joined by friends as ABBA’s “Gimme Gimme Gimme” rumbled through …

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Unique New EaDo Wine Bar Offers 56 Self-Pouring Varieties Every Day – Roots Merges Old and High Tech

LOri Hernandez’s roots run deep in Houston‘s historic East End. Hailing from the area, Hernandez and partner Paul Siwek (another Houstonian), returned to Bayou City to open their new wine bar called Roots in the part of town she calls home. You can find Roots in EaDo at 3107 Leeland …

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10 Ways to Celebrate 713 Day in Houston

Photo courtesy of Visit Houston Take advantage of what Houston has to offer and enjoy special events for 713 Day on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Every summer, Houston has the opportunity to celebrate July 13 (or July 13) as a tribute to its vast area code. The Cité de l’Espace …

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Recession fears? Houston business leaders aren’t worried — yet

Economists say recession risks rise as highest inflation in 40 years saps purchasing power, rising interest rates increase borrowing costs for households and businesses and uncertainty darkens the investment outlook. If this is a national recession, Houston and Texas are unlikely to emerge unscathed. But so far, state and local …

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Accounting firm unveils new headquarters in Uptown Houston

Weaver, a Houston-based national tax, audit and advisory firm, unveiled its new headquarters in the Five Post Park building in the Uptown neighborhood. Weaver moved from his longtime home at 24 Greenway Plaza where he was spread over three disconnected floors with an abundance of enclosed offices. The company has …

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Farmers markets help grow local economies

Laura McDonald, executive director of Texas Farmers Market, with locations in Cedar Park and Austin, says it’s important that farmers’ markets provide continued support to farmers and ranchers so that central Texans can continue to have access fresh produce and meat. “There are real concerns about maintaining access to these …

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Fusion BBQ Restaurants to Try in Texas

The brisket bento at Kemuri Tatsu-ya in Austin | Photo by Jane Yun The brisket bento at Kemuri Tatsu-ya in Austin | Photo by Jane Yun Texas is huge, like, boring. If you live in central Texas, it takes forever to cross state lines. But the sheer size of the …

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Lake Houston set for fourth celebrations

After forgoing some public 4th of July celebrations due to the COVID pandemic in previous years, the Lake Houston area will have several public and private options this year to celebrate the nations independence. Many homeowners associations and homeowners associations hold their own fireworks or 4th of July festivals, but …

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Houston bar owner to host fundraiser and philanthropic efforts highlighting abortion rights following Roe v. wade

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, some restaurateurs have begun exploring ways to advocate for the importance of abortion rights and help others access care. Among the first of these, Houston bar Angel Share HTX will spotlight the American Civil Liberties Unionor the ACLU, as well …

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Shipley Do-Nuts Inks Agreement to Open First Orlando Stores

New development contract to bring 5 sites to Orange County area Houston, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Shipley Do-Nutsmaker of fresh, everyday gourmet donuts for more than 85 years, will enter the Orlando, Florida market in 2022 after signing a new franchise agreement with MLD Hospitality LLC. MLD Hospitality, led by restaurant industry …

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Houston culinary influencer’s smash burgers pop up at favorite fine dining restaurant

One of Houston‘s most popular burger pop-ups will team up with one of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants this weekend. The following Burger Bodega the pop-up will take place on Saturday June 25 at Bludorn 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (807 Taft St.). Started by food influencer Abbas Dhanani – …

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This Houston Couple Met In Kindergarten In Kinkaid, But Took Years To Find Love – The Marriage Story Of Sarah Harris And Perry Oster

Perry Oster and Sarah Harris met in kindergarten at Kinkaid School. They attended Sunday school together where they were confirmed in the same class. They even went to each other’s bar mitzvahs. They didn’t even become friends until their senior year of high school. Then, on New Years Eve 2014, …

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6 Houston Grocery Stores and Specialty Markets

POV: You’ve found a recipe that tickles your fancy and now it’s time to go through the ingredient list to make sure you’re ready to cook. Chicken? Check. Tamarind? Not really. Mango chutney? Oh oh. Before giving up on the idea altogether, consider heading to one of Houston‘s various retailers, …

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Portland’s iconic donut chain prepares first San Antonio store

By the end of the year, downtown San Antonio will have one more tourist attraction: Portland-based concept Voodoo Donut is moving to 400 E. Houston St., a few blocks from the Alamo. Shaina Hill, the company’s marketing director, confirms to CultureMap that the first San Antonio location will be operational …

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El Venado, modern cantina, located in the Washington corridor in Houston

Mexican street food and cocktails are nothing new in Houston, but a new spot on the Washington Corridor hopes to redefine the canteen theme. El Venadobilled as a modern canteen with traditional Mexican cocktails and a taco menu, will open June 13 at 6502 Washington. SABO! : Check Out the …

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This Houston restaurant serves 24-karat gold steaks and looks like a movie theater

There’s a hidden restaurant in Houston tucked away in what looks like a movie theater but is actually a stylish speakeasy. Juliet in Houston may look like a typical movie theater, but it’s so much more than that. This place is a classic movie buff’s dream. As soon as you …

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Woodlands’ Wine & Food Week returns with over 100 chefs, great wines and new events

IIf you live to eat (and enjoy a good bottle of wine, too), you’ll want to keep the upcoming Wine and Food Week in the Woods on your calendar. He returns next week – Monday June 6 to Sunday June 12. Produced by Food & Vine Productions, this year’s powerful …

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Houston Finally Gets Its Own Uchiko – Your First Look at the Bayou City Version of Uchi’s Sister Restaurant

gGood things take time, and in the case of award-winning chef Tyson Cole’s latest attempt, it took nearly 12 years to polish his modern Japanese restaurant Uchiko, before he unveiled it in Houston last week. Only the second iteration of Cole’s famed Uchi’s sister restaurant (the original is in Austin, …

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Celebrate Asian Communities in North America

According to Research benchthe Asian population in the United States has nearly doubled in the past two decades and is now expected to exceed 46 million by 2060. From Asian ethnic groups such as the Hmong of Wisconsin to the Chinese-Jamaican population of Toronto, Asian populations form a wide range …

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“Here for the right reasons?” Houston paid $240,000 to bring The Bachelor to Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — At the start of a recent episode of ABC’s The Bachelor, a contestant shrugs her shoulders as she shouts, “We’re going to Houston, baby. I’m ready for some Texas fun.” Episodes four and five of the reality show’s 26th season were filmed in Houston in October …

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Houston Symphony’s New Conductor Talks Music and Explores Houston

Juraj Valcuha, Music Director of the Houston Symphony Orchestra Photo: Luciano Romano The Slovakian capital of Bratislava, birthplace of Houston Symphony Designated Music Director Juraj Valčuha, is a cultural hub: close enough to Vienna, Budapest and Prague to make it an interesting place to grow up. The countryside is saturated …

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McDonald’s era in Russia is coming to an end, restaurants are selling out

McDonald’s began selling its restaurants in Russia 30 years after the burger chain became a potent symbol of the easing of Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Chicago burger giant said its existing licensee Alexander Govor, which operates 25 restaurants in Siberia, has agreed …

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McDonald’s to sell Russia business and leave the country – Houston Today

McDonald’s is closing in Russia, ending an era of optimism and deepening the country’s isolation from its war in ukraine. The Chicago burger giant confirmed on Monday that it was selling its 850 restaurants in Russia. McDonald’s said it would seek a buyer who would employ its 62,000 workers in …

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‘We just don’t have enough workers:’ restaurants rocked by labor shortages and inflation – Houston Today

When a fried chicken chain opened its first restaurant in Atlantic Canada, it was so popular it had to reduce its hours of operation. The Popeyes Louisiana kitchen, which opened a few weeks ago in a suburb of Halifax, has reduced its hours due to high demand which left staff …

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Houston Farmhouse Dinner sees top chefs create delicious alchemy on a truly chilled garden evening

What: Recipe for the delicious alchemy banquet of success Or: Farms of Hope PC time: The dinner evening showcasing the fresh products that recipe for success grows on its seven-acre urban farm showcased the talents of 10 chefs who offered their expertise to deliver a garden-fresh dinner. With some added …

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My Top 5: Culinary Director and Executive Chef Brandi Key

Culinary Director and Executive Chef Brandi Key shares her top 5 things to do in Houston | Pictured: Sabrina Miskelly; Courtesy of Brandi Key In our My Top 5 series, we look to the Houstonians who create and shape the character of Houston and ask them to share their own …

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Final Pouring of Heights Wine Bar and Other Closings Lead Our Top Stories

Editor’s note: Time to recap the main stories on CultureMap from the past week. 1. Exit of Heights wine bar leads to closure of 3 restaurants in Houston to know right now. Rising rents and other challenges mean three more Houston restaurants are closing. 2. Sleek new Boulevard Oaks tower …

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How will restaurants do takeout after the May 4 bag and polystyrene ban?

New Jersey’s ban on tougher polystyrene bags and containers goes into effect Wednesday, but Garden State restaurants will still be able to bag food you want to take home. Amanda Stone, director of government affairs for the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association, said food wrapped in plastic bags will …

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Tortas, birria and tacos, OH MY! Plus, popular Midtown spot, The Breakfast Klub, serves up delicious fried food.

This week on Texas Eats, host David Elder pays a visit to Tacos Doña Lena in West Houston where authentic Mexican dishes such as birria and tortas are served with a side of love. He talks with the owner about what inspired him to open a restaurant named after his …

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11 Great Houston Patio Restaurants for Alfresco Dining

One of life’s pleasures is dining outdoors, pairing delicious food and drink with refreshing views. As al fresco dining in Houston has become more popular than ever, restaurants and bars have responded by offering great patio seating like the recently opened Terrace Bar high up overlooking the White Oak Bayou …

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Medicine-focused Houston hotel gets a makeover

FA few miles from downtown Houston and 40 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the Texas Medical Center, a concentration of treatment and teaching facilities in many medical specialties. This month, one of the largest hotels on this campus unveiled a multi-million dollar renovation focused on areas of particular …

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Texas hit a new employment record in March

Employment in Texas hit a new high in March as employers in the state added jobs at a record pace in the first three months of the year, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. In total, the state added 30,100 jobs in March, bringing total employment to about 13.2 million …

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11 injured after car crash into food truck, pedestrians in Austin, officials say

AUSTIN, TX -Austin authorities say 11 people were taken to hospitals following a violent incident involving a food truck and another vehicle Friday night. According to information shared on the Austin-Travis County EMS Twitter account, the collision took place just after 8:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of Barton Springs …

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The Cheesecake Factory is coming to Katy Mills Mall

The sixth Houston-area location, The Cheesecake Factory, is taking root in Katy with a slated opening at Katy Mills Mall this fall. The location is near mall entrance 3, located at 5000 Katy Mills Circle. The Cheesecake Factory’s Katy location will join area restaurants at First Colony Mall in Sugar …

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Houston Food Pioneer Honored With A Meal Like No Other – Tribute To The Late Tony Vallone

Ohead hen Kate McLean Back in Tony’s kitchen as executive chef and partner in February, she had some fresh ideas, including celebrating April Fool’s Day, the day in 2015 then-Mayor Annise Parker said Tony Vallone Day in Houston. And so it was that last Friday night (April 1), Houston’s fine-dining …

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Benihana replaces Genji restaurants in Saginaw, Midland

SAGINAW, Mich. (WNEM) – The Genji restaurants in Midland and Saginaw will be replaced by two new franchised Benihana restaurants. Both Japanese restaurants are expected to open in fall 2022, according to Benihana Inc. The Midland Restaurant, located at 2929 S. Saginaw Road, is expected to be over 6,800 square …

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Shoppers can now shop for groceries AND dine out at Kroger in the Heights

Food from restaurants, including Dog Haus, is now available at Kroger on Shepherd in the Heights through the Kitchen MIX program. Courtesy picture. Imagine this: your family members or friends all want to order dinner from different restaurants. Now, instead of having to compromise on a single restaurant, pick up …

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