Automation is the future of food, and the future is now: AI on your plate – Food

The “workshop and backbone” of Iron Ox’s greenhouse automation system, the Grover mobile support robot navigates the greenhouse to get plant growing modules where they need to be and is able to lift over 1000 lbs. (Courtesy of Iron Ox) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to require endless adaptations in …

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Cheers to a bigger and better brewery for TUPPS

On Friday, January 7, after a year’s delay, TUPPS Brewery inaugurated its new facility. The brewery expansion and relocation will be just one mile from their current brewery at 402 E. Louisiana St. in McKinney. The move will house a new 25,000 square foot production facility, slated to open in …

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Take a peek inside the downtown Laura Hotel, a modern take on Houston’s heritage

When the Allen brothers first sailed up Buffalo Bayou in 1837 to prove that the fledgling city of Houston had a waterway, they could not have imagined that 200 years from now, a luxury hotel amid towering skyscraper would bear the name of their boat. The Laura Hotel, Autograph Collection …

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The 5 BEST B & Bs in North Texas

Hotels can seem a bit impersonal, and renting homes can be a lot of work. However, the guest rooms offer all the comforts of home, with the added bonus of a host or hostess on site (whose whole mission is to make your stay as special as possible!). If you’re …

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The absolute best sushi in the United States

In the city of Las Vegas, indulgence is paramount. By this reputation, even though it has been thrown in one of the driest places in the world, far from any nearby stopovers, Vegas is still the place to be for great sushi. Like its sister city of LA, Las Vegas …

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Guy Fieri’s latest Food Network show features 3 fiery Texans

Chances are a resident of Texas will win A man’s chance of a lifetime, a reality TV show by chef-lebrity Guy Fieri on the Food Network. “Guy’s Chance of a Lifetime,” a reality show that aired on Food Network in early 2022, features three Texans: Eboni Henry (front left, from …

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Hidalgo brings Harris County back to its highest COVID-19 threat level. Is anyone listening?

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has again moved the county to its highest COVID-19 threat level, her office said. The announcement should be an old hat for Hidalgo, who has gone red three times since the start of the pandemic. “Sadly, today we find ourselves crossing a threshold that we …

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Annual Community Guide: Many restaurant and shopping companies came to Round Rock in 2021

4000 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock 4 Flix Brewery 2200 I-35 Frontage Road, Ste. B1, Round Rock 512-244-3549 www.flixbrewhouse.com $$ K 5 Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar 2600 N. I-35, Rocher Rond www.whikeycake.com COMING SPRING 2022 COFFEES 6 Brushy Creek Cafe 601 Conservation Drive, Austin 512-614-4299 www.brushycreekcafe.square.site $ CAJUN …

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Undermanned Eagles Blown By The Cowboys; Restaurant closed after hepatitis epidemic

Hello. Here are some of the best stories from across the region. WEATHER A little freezing rain there this morning and we’ll see a bit of wet stuff throughout the day. It remains cold with peaks barely reaching 40 degrees. CLICK HERE to check your local forecast. EAGLES Scrubs can’t …

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Social Lites – Historic Downtown Conroe

Events for downtown Conroe. This Saturday’s Sinatra Experience is a tribute to the Vegas man with Dave Halston. Lorrie Morgan will perform on January 29. Tickets for both events are available at www.CrightonTheater.org Buy tickets for “The Rainmaker,” which premieres Friday January 21 and runs through Saturday February 5 at …

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Upscale Mississippi Coast Restaurant Hosts Brunch

Drag queens Ivy Dripp and Lexis Redd D’ville open the drag brunch at White Pillars in Gulfport, Mississippi on Sunday, December 19, 2021. Almost everyone involved in the White Pillars always sold out monthly drag brunch agrees on the set – up seems unlikely. This is the Deep South, and …

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Sushi restaurant to open in former Christie’s space in Uptown Dallas

There’s a new sushi landing in Uptown Dallas: Called Sushi Sakana, it’s a small mini-chain with two locations, opening at 2811 McKinney Ave., next to the Dream Cafe. Actually the same building as Dream Cafe. It will occupy the remaining space of what was once Christie’s, which moved to Greenville …

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Dominate Dry January with these alcohol-free craft beers

At the start of each new year, more than 20 percent of American adults decide to cut alcohol for the month, and 66 percent of millennials are looking to cut back on their alcohol consumption. Corn Athletic Brewing Co. sees no reason to skip the infusions and stop the fun …

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Inside Rice Village’s Sipple – Texas’ only alcohol-free bottle store for adults

ASince the day Bayou City Hemp Co. put its Mixer Elixer Ranch Water on the shelves at Sipple, Texas’ only alcohol-free bottle store, the CBD-infused seltzer has sold out weekly. The placement in the Rice Village spot four weeks ago was a market test before Bayou City Hemp officially launched …

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Restaurants close dining rooms, cut hours as omicron wreaks havoc on already tight workforce

It’s starting to look like 2020 again to the restaurant business as omicron takes a bite out of an already tight workforce. Then restaurants closed on government orders to slow the spread of COVID-19. Now, they close or return to take-out only when the latest variant infects employees, leaving them …

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New restaurant in Flower Mound offers fried chicken and donuts combo

A new fast-casual restaurant has just opened in Flower Mound, combining two of the hottest food groups: fried chicken and donuts. Called Honeybird + Donuts Sandwiches, it is located at 801 International Pkwy. (AKA the old Long Prairie Road), near the mixed-use development of Lakeside DFW, where it serves gourmet …

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Soul Food’s “The Greasy Spoon” Makes Nationwide Debut on Food Network

Since opening almost two years ago, The Greasy Spoon has dominated Houston’s soul food scene. But now the restaurant is performing on the national stage after Food Network cameras enter its kitchen. The production of the network’s popular “Food Paradise” followed owner and Houston native Max Bozeman II behind the …

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Frisco residents, visitors spent $ 7.68 million on alcohol in October. Here’s where they spent the most

Frisco bars and restaurants saw their total alcohol sales increase in October. Alcohol sales for the month totaled about $ 7.68 million, an increase of about 13.1% from $ 6.79 million in September. Here are the Frisco restaurants and bars where customers spent the most on alcohol in October, according …

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Troy Aikman’s latest business venture? Beer

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman announced on Tuesday, Jan.4, 2022 that he is entering the beer business. He co-founded an Austin-based company that will launch Eight, a 90-calorie light beer, in Texas in early 2022. Aikman had teased the partnership for months on Instagram, including in a post in …

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Blue Line Winery opens tasting room in Keller Old Town

Blue Line Winery held its grand opening in Keller on January 1 and aims to support charities that support first responders and the families of deceased police officers. (Courtesy of Blue Line Winery) Blue Line Winery has opened its tasting room at 136 E. Hill Street in the Old Town …

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Ontario Closes Schools, Indoor Restaurants and Gyms

TORONTO (AP) – All schools in Canada’s most populous province will be closed and switch to online learning due to a record number of coronavirus infections fueled by the ultra-contagious variant of omicron, the Premier of Ontario announced on Monday. Premier Doug Ford also announced the closure of restaurants inside. …

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More children in NJ test positive for COVID as wave continues

A growing number of New Jersey children are testing positive for COVID-19, and some are falling ill and being hospitalized. According to Dr Meg Fisher, pediatric infectious disease expert and special advisor to State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, as the omicron variant began to spread, the increase in positive cases …

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This app helps prevent food waste by connecting consumers to surplus food at local restaurants in Providence and Boston.

“It blew up a light bulb,” she told The Globe. “This is something that could happen every night at any local food store. “ Basch said she started partnering with like-minded entrepreneurs and quickly co-founded To Good To Go, a new app (available for iOS in the Apple Store and …

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‘He didn’t deserve it,’ Lewisville family in restaurant shootout seek answers, justice – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A family in North Texas is seeking answers after their loved one was shot and killed at a Lewisville restaurant earlier this week. Several 911 calls were made just before 2 a.m. Thursday to report a shooting at the Chill Bar & Grill located at 2513 I-35E SB Frontage Road, …

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Edison Center is slated for completion in 2022 in the city of Missouri

Construction of a new mixed-use neighborhood that will transform Missouri City’s 1980s Willowridge Mall has now started and is expected to be completed by the end of 2022. (courtesy Edison Center) Construction of a new mixed-use neighborhood that will transform Missouri City’s 1980s Willowridge Mall has now started and is …

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The most read stories of 2021 from Cedar Park, Leander

HEB opened its second Leander store in November. (Taylor Girtman / Community Impact Journal) From restaurant announcements to winter storm updates, here are the 10 Most Read Online Stories of 2021 from the Cedar Park-Leander Edition of Community impact journal. 1. ROUNDUP: 7 restaurants to come in the Cedar Park-Leander …

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14 unique restaurants to try in Lancaster

Located in the high desert of Southern California, Lancaster isn’t exactly known as a foodie mecca. Yet that is exactly where we are headed. If you know where to look, you’ll find several great places to dine. That said, and in no particular order, here are 14 unique restaurants to …

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Review of the year 2021: News • Return to normal?

Kirk Myers, left, and Erykah Badu, right, at the Juneteenth Mega Party. Gay district reopens in 2021, but COVID-continues Just as we thought we were getting back to normal, the Omicron variant appeared and within three weeks became the dominant strain of the virus. Vaccines with a booster appear to …

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Downtown sports bar Tejas Grill will close this week

Tejas Grill & Sports Bar, 1201 Lamar, has announced it will be closing at the end of the year. Photo: Tejas Grill Facebook After 10 years of operation in the city center, Tejas Grill & Sports Bar, 1201 Lamar, announced its closure on December 30. The restaurant, which presented itself …

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Good Clean Funds Supports Sober Lives Through Sparkling Tea Sales: This Local Brand Keeps Austin Hydrated & Caffeinated While Helping Those Recovering – Food

Courtesy of CLEAN Cause In a world increasingly aware – and vocal – of the realities of drug addiction and addiction, more alcohol-free options are appearing in bars, restaurants and store shelves. But an Austin-born brand keeps Austin hydrated and caffeinated while actively supporting those who are recovering. Wes Hurt …

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COVID-19 tests requested around Dallas ahead of New Years. Here’s what you need to know

You probably hear it everywhere you turn – someone you know has possible symptoms of COVID-19 and is looking for a test. Now you also need to find one. Restaurants are closing temporarily and airlines are canceling flights as more North Texans develop symptoms and self-isolate. And Dallas County has …

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Texas NBA Legend Tony Parker Estate Hits Market For Nearly $ 20 Million

The six-bedroom main house that Parker called his home during his San Antonio career hit the market this month for $ 19.5 million. On ExpressNews.com: Here are the greatest or most memorable moments in Spurs history The property includes an additional four-bedroom guest apartment, a private water park, and a …

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Sugar Land regional airport considers future development

The airport master plan identified five sites belonging to the airport that could be used for non-aeronautical purposes, such as retail, restaurants, hospitality, light industrial use and offices and l administrative use, officials said. (courtesy Sugar Land Regional Airport) The Sugar Land regional airport could see further developments in the …

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Jean-Marc Vallée, director of ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ and ‘Big Little Lies’, has died at 58

Jean-Marc Vallée, who directed “The Dallas Buyers Club” and the HBO show “Big Little Lies”, has passed away. He was 58 years old. Mr. Vallée died suddenly in his cabin outside Quebec, according to his publicist, Bumble Ward. He was found by friends at the end of Sunday afternoon, according …

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Austin Police Not Ending 6th Street Weekend Closures Yet

AUSTIN (KXAN) – On Monday, a memo from the Austin Police Department and City of Austin offered further updates on several actions as part of the Safer Sixth Street initiative, which aims to scale up efforts to security along the entertainment district amid a spike in violent crime. Among the …

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Quick and laid-back Hawaiian Bros. brings musubi plates and spam to Houston in 2022

Hawaiian Bros. Breakfast Food Assortment, a fast-paced and laid-back Hawaiian concept that is opening its first Houston location at 6522 Westheimer in early 2022. Photo: Kathy Tran Can’t travel but crave the flavors of Hawaii? You don’t have to wait long. Hawaiian Brothers, a quick and casual restaurant is slated …

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Fort Worth New Years Eve picks: Fred’s farewell, ’80s band

Fort Worth for over 40 years.” title=”Fred’s Texas Cafe has been located in the western part of Fort Worth for over 40 years.” loading=”lazy”/> Fred’s Texas Cafe has been located in the western part of Fort Worth for over 40 years. Bud kennedy [email protected] READ MORE New restaurant for the …

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COVID variant disrupts vacation travel but not shopping – KXAN Austin

The latest variant of COVID-19 is shaking up the vacation plans of tens of thousands of travelers – but it hasn’t done much harm to vacation shopping. Airlines canceled hundreds of additional flights on Sunday, citing staff issues related to COVID-19, as the country’s travel problems lingered beyond Christmas, with …

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2021 in review: Fort Worth has the best barbecue in Texas, plus great pizzas

STRONG VALUE The year 2021 brought bigger pizzas, hotter chicken, finer donuts, and the city’s first outdoor rooftop restaurant to Fort Worth. Oh – and the robot servers. But more than anything else, 2021 will be remembered as the year the Texas legislature made it a priority to legalize margaritas …

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Solomon: Paetow has just started

The signage around the sports facilities at Paetow High School includes typical motivational sayings. While it sounds good on a wall, the saying rings true when youngsters who have been told their entire high school football career ends the season dancing around AT&T Stadium in Arlington with a State Championship …

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Comfort Food: Community Meals, Some Central Texas Restaurants Open | Business

Those who wish to go out of the house for a meal on Christmas Day will have limited options as most restaurants will be closed. Feed My Sheep, a nonprofit that helps homeless people in the area, will serve a traditional meal to all residents on Saturday. Volunteers will prepare …

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This Stockyards restaurant got a facelift in Hollywood for Yellowstone prequel 1883, and it’s here to stay

Hooker’s Grill in the Historic Stockyards is the only building that will keep its facade from the prequel 1883 set of Yellowstone. FORT WORTH, Texas – If you walk along West Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards, you would never know something was filmed there. The dirt road is …

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Stencil Group looks to the future in former YMCA building – Austin Daily Herald

With a successful apartment complex already established in Austin, the Stencil Group is looking to add another to the site of a familiar Austin landmark. The group, which built Flats on 21 on the northern outskirts of Austin, plans to build an apartment complex on the site of the old …

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Businesses Big and Small Are Watching COVID-19 Trends Again – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

From hotels to restaurants and shops, it’s a busy time for the hospitality industry which is simultaneously grappling with a busy holiday season, supply chain issues and the continued spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19. . At Funkytown Donuts, owner Brandon Moors said business was doing much better compared …

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CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: 11 McKinney restaurants; 3 major industrial projects coming to Cy-Fair in 2022

The Very Berry Waffle ($ 9.95) is topped with fresh blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries, along with powdered sugar, whipped butter, and hot syrup. (Karen Chaney / Community Impact Journal) Take a look at the five trending stories across Community impact journalcoverage areas in Texas through December 22. Note: The …

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Georgia city to demolish “Old South” restaurant

SMYRNA, Ga (AP) – A town in Georgia is a big step towards removing a replica of a well-known restaurant that served Southern fare and attracted celebrities, but also used racist imagery to evoke the South before the Civil War. A task force in suburban Atlanta, Smyrna, last week recommended …

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Mexican chain Chuy’s opens first New Braunfels restaurant

Timothy Fanning, San Antonio Express-News December 21, 2021 Chuy’s in 2013. The restaurant chain adds its first establishment in New Braunfels in November. Elizabeth W. Kearley / Moment Editorial / Getty Images When Chuy’s first opened at an old abandoned Texas barbecue restaurant in Austin, there were only 60 seats. …

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UK gives £ 1bn to businesses affected by omicron

LONDON (AP) – Britain announced £ 1 billion ($ 1.3 billion) in grants and loans to help the hospitality industry survive the onslaught of the omicron variant of COVID-19, relinquishing in the days of pressure from pubs, restaurants and other businesses that have seen their revenues plunge following public health …

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Lewisville City Council Approves Changes to New Lakeside Crossing Development

The total number of multi-family units has grown from 773 units to 794 units with commercial space on the first floor. (Courtesy of Lewisville) Lewisville City Council unanimously approved changes to the development of Fronterra, which is within the Northern Gate Plan area. The changes came after groundwater contaminants were …

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Juan Rivera’s Tex-Mex Food Trailer Makes A Name In Hooks, TX

HOOKS, Texas – In a crisp red and white trailer kitchen paired with an airy alfresco dining area, El Rey offers a range of premium Tex-Mex fare. For about five years, owner Juan Rivera says this is the culmination of his knowledge and experience in the restaurant business. “I moved …

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Can he force more citizens to work? – KXAN Austin

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Even in normal times, Nebraska has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, with less than two million people and plenty of jobs. But with some workers delaying returning to work after COVID-19 shutdowns, the state has reached new highs, recording the nation’s lowest …

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DFW luxury real estate experts predict strong market in 2022

While analysts of the national real estate market forecast a decrease in the shortage of homes for sale in 2022, expert agents of Allie Beth Allman & Associates Expect to see continued strong sales of luxury homes and properties in the Dallas-Fort Worth area over the coming year. “The market …

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Anxious restaurants like omicron, high food costs take their toll

DETROIT (AP) – As restaurants in the US and UK are open unrestricted and often bustling, they enter their second winter of the coronavirus pandemic worried about what to come: They are pressed by shortages labor and soaring food prices and the omicron variant is looming. “I am extremely worried. …

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Company Uses Compliment Motto To Help Keep Employees – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

At DFW Burger House restaurant chain, employees aren’t the only ones serving. Customers can serve compliments through a program called Hylite. “To be honest with you, I was just sick of the negative stuff,” said Burger House co-owner Christopher Cannellos. “You can go to Yelp, you can go anywhere, and …

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Australia’s Favorite Ice Cream Shop Nets Place in Houston on US Debut

One of Australia’s favorite ice cream shops will soon be shopping in Houston. Gelatissimo will debut in the United States with an outpost at Baybrook Mall this month with a grand opening to follow in early 2022. Established in Sydney in 2002, Gelatissimo grew to 40 stores across Australia and …

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Here’s how to support our Houston area restaurants and deliver an unforgettable vacation gift

HOUSTON – Christmas is almost here and if you still have loved ones that you want to give something to but aren’t sure what to buy, you might want to gift an experience rather than merchandise. Better yet, if he supports a local business during the pandemic. The Texas Restaurant …

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Expect Lincoln sports bars to be full from first serve to last kill Thursday night | To eat

Lauren Stivrins (26), Aly Batenhorst (14), Lexi Rodriguez (8) and Callie Schwarzenbach (25) of Nebraska greet fans after a win in their last game this season at the Devaney Center. Lincoln bar owners expect a large crowd to turn out on Thursday to cheer on the Huskers in the national …

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5 upcoming restaurants in Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth; New Shake Shack Comes to South Plano and More Business News from DFW

Salata is present in 42 cities in four states. (Courtesy of Salata) Keep up to date with the latest Dallas-Fort Worth business news. 5 restaurants coming soon to Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth Here are five restaurants that are coming soon to Keller, Roanoke or Northeast Fort Worth. New …

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Texans quit jobs faster than workers in nearly every other state, September data show

According to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texans nearly lead the country in quitting their jobs, only following Californians in total number of job quits. The Texans left about 439,000 jobs in September, against 443,000 jobs in California and more than double that of New York, third …

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East River takes center stage with new restaurants, stores and office tenants – Houston’s next big development is no longer just a concept

ERiver’s official opening turned into a sort of celebration. Despite the generally oppressive heat, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and many city council members attended. Reverend Harry Clemons Jr., Founder of the Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation, delivered an enthusiastic address. All taking place on a large open lot with a …

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Takeout 25 embraces the spirit of the season

Takeout 25 embraces the spirit of the season by applying its unique approach to helping restaurants deliver holiday gifts. Takeout 25 created a program to boost business at local restaurants during the winter and a second to show appreciation to hard-working restaurant workers. “It has been a particularly difficult year …

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Pizza Inn continues to expand – GuruFocus.com

DALLAS, December 14, 2021 DALLAS, December 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Pizzeria hostel, the American pizzeria, today announced that it has signed a multi-unit development agreement with the company’s franchise consultant, Dion Firooznia. Operating as the D2 Restaurant Group, Firooznia and her team plan to open six buffet restaurants …

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CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Plano ISD postpones opening of Robinson Fine Arts Center; Cypress Christian School to move to Bridgeland in 2025 and more news

Plano ISD’s Robinson Fine Arts Center grand opening has been postponed (William C. Wadsack / Community Impact Newspaper) Take a look at the five trending stories across Community impact journalcoverage areas in Texas through December 13. Note: The following stories were posted December 9-12. Dallas-Fort Worth Plano ISD postpones opening …

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Pop-Up Chefs Market in the Pratt Pullman neighborhood of Kirkwood opened as a permanent restaurant on Rogers Street

A restaurant incubator inspired by the outdoor pop-up chefs market in Kirkwood’s Pratt Pullman neighborhood is taking over the Rogers Street space previously planned for the Bellsmouth Cafe next spring, according to the Atlanta Business Column. Bellsmouth Coffee and 3 Heart Coffee Roast, owned by 8ARM Chef Nhan Le and …

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Downtown Austin Alliance, Frida Friday ATX partner for ‘The People’s Market’

AUSTIN, Texas – People of all ages, genders and backgrounds gathered in Place de la République on Sunday afternoon to support local businesses and celebrate the diversity of the community. “I think the goal is to really give people a voice and give everyone a platform because we want downtown …

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Vicente Fernández, symbol of Mexican ranchera music, dies at 81

MEXICO CITY— Vicente Fernández, the beloved Mexican singer who has become the symbol of Mexican ranchera music around the world, passed away on Sunday. He was 81 years old. “It was an honor and a great pride to share with everyone a great musical career and to give everything for …

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New West Side BBQ Restaurant On Da Tracks opens

CHARLESTON, Virginia (AP) – Octavia Cordon thought she had seen all of her husband Cam’s dreams of independence. He had plenty of ideas. One was to buy an RV, dump it, and convert it into a food truck. It did not work. Then came the henhouse. “I saw this thing …

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Weslaco’s national franchise restaurants are among the busiest in the United States

WESLACO, Texas – Restaurants in Weslaco are crowded much more often than expected. In fact, on a pro rata basis, some of the city’s national franchise restaurants are among the busiest in all of the United States. One explanation could be that there aren’t enough restaurants in the city, forcing …

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From hamburger joints to custom-made furniture: 4 companies soon in Hutto

From a custom furniture maker to a few new burger restaurants, several new businesses are coming to Hutto soon. Burger King purchased land at 100 Chris Kelley Blvd., Hutto, right next to the Dutch Bros. Newly opened Coffee, according to Maribel Forte, representative of Evergreen Commercial Real Estate. Burger King …

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Texas Hill Country Vacation Getaways in Fredericksburg

Take your Christmas spectacle and shopping on the road this year to explore and experience the perfect German Christmas destination, Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country, west of Austin. Looking for a special vacation getaway? Fredericksburg, Texas offers over a month of holiday cheer with its 26 feet tall German …

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How Dallas Women Do It – Dr. Lyndsey Harper, Founder of Rosy

For Dr. Lyndsey Harper, medicine has always been about helping others. However, Harper realized early on as an obstetrician-gynecologist that medicine left a huge void when it came to helping women manage their sexual health and well-being. A fierce desire to help his patients and educate everyone on these issues …

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Ohio Sportsbook Ready Local Bars and Restaurants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN0 – Ohio has waited on the sidelines as 32 states have legalized sports betting. Now Ohio is ready to step into the game. Lawmakers approved it, now it’s up to the governor. Restaurant group sends appeal to Congress to stay open Sports bars and restaurants were waiting …

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Houston’s Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2021 restaurant guide

Serving everything from sumptuous multi-course meals to Christmas Day steak, noodles and pasta, these Houston restaurants are open for dinner on Christmas Eve and / or Christmas Day. Christmas Eve The Café & Bar Annie, 1800 Post Oak Make reservations for Christmas Eve brunch or dinner, with regular brunch and …

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New Marfa Distillery Chihuahuan Desert Sotol Now Available in San Antonio | Flavor | San Antonio

click on the picture Instagram / themarfaspiritco Texas-based Marfa Spirit Co. has launched its first product, Chihuahuan Desert Sotol, now available in San Antonio. Tequila is Mexico’s most famous spirit, but it’s not the only one worth exploring. In an effort to raise awareness in the United States about sotol, …

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Wait, wait: city says restaurant on Luby’s site doesn’t need variance to serve alcohol

Late in the day, the City of Dallas informed the owners / operators of a proposed new restaurant on the Luby’s site that they would not need an exemption to serve alcohol. Avocado reported yesterday that Jon alexis and his company, owners of Seafood from TJ and Malibu Poké, had …

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Houston’s Pappas Restaurants Demand San Antonio Favorite Papa’s Burgers to Change Names | Flavor | San Antonio

click on the picture Facebook / Papa’s Burgers Papa’s Burgers of San Antonio received a cease and desist letter from Pappas Burger of Houston. Just when we thought we had overtaken last year’s signature beef between rival San Antonio burgers, local favorite Papa’s Burgers was drawn into a new name-based …

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Man caught stealing tip from Bryan restaurants

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – The holidays are usually a time of giving, but a local business says a customer has taken to those who so deserve it. Surveillance video shows a customer shopping for a meal at C&J Barbecue on Texas Avenue in Bryan last week. Instead of leaving a …

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New York City to impose vaccination mandate on private employers

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at a virtual press conference, Thursday, December 2, 2021, in New York City. (AP Photo) NEW YORK (AP) – Employers in New York City will have to impose COVID-19 vaccinations on their workers under new rules announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio on …

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Galveston’s Dickens on Strand resumes after pandemic hiatus

Galveston town center was teeming with a mix of fiddlers, fake snow and suffragettes as hundreds walked around on Sunday, the last day of the Dickens on the Strand festival. The three-day event transforms part of the city’s downtown into a Victorian landscape, with the sound of bagpipes and the …

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Vacation shopping? Check out some of the Dallas area’s most exciting new stores

The long holiday weekend has proven that stores are always important to shoppers, at least this time of year. Optimistic retailers have banked on consumers returning to stores as pandemic restrictions eased. From pop-ups to permanent locations and offshoring, local entrepreneurs and national chains have engaged in new stores in …

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The luxury home market in Austin, Texas is booming

Austin, Texas (Photo credit: iStock) Luxury home sellers in Austin, Texas feel like they’ve found oil. That’s because prices for mansions in one of the country’s hottest markets have skyrocketed over the past year, rising nearly 33% from 2020, according to the Wall Street Journal. Demand in and around the …

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4 New Menu Items You Can Try At McDonald’s Right Now – Eat This, Not That

Things take a festive turn at America’s most popular fast food chain. Several holiday favorites are making their scheduled annual return, and you can see them at your local restaurant for a limited time. Here are what’s new on the McDonald’s menu right now. And for more, check out We’ve …

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Famous Dallas Designer Comes Down to Houston Farm for Hottest Brunch

What: Recipe For Success Foundation “Fashion in the Fields” brunch with Lele sadoughi Or: Recipe for success‘Farms of Hope PC moment: Who wouldn’t be thrilled to spend a midday party with the famous Dallas-native fashion designer? So a cheerful crowd of women showed up in chic farm girl dresses and …

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