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Restaurants offering Houston Rodeo food and drink specials

And just like that, the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is back for another season. With Houstonians more motivated than ever to return to carnival grounds, eat rodeo and cheer on their favorite singing sensation, it’s all the more reason to celebrate all month long. As people …

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Best Fish and Chips Restaurants in Austin

Fish and chips at Garbo’s.| At Garbo’s Fish and chips have been a staple of the British diet since the early 1860s, battered in beer, fried and served with malt vinegar. The first known boutiques dedicated to the dynamic culinary duo opened in places like London and Lancashire; in the …

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West Coast Taco Bar opens a Mexican restaurant in Elk Grove

West Coast Taco Bar’s Bitchin’ Cali burrito is stuffed with asada, shrimp, fries, guacamole, cheese, pico de gallo and chipotle salsa. Courtesy of the West Coast Taco Bar. A taco truck, once voted maker of the best burrito in the Sacramento area, has its roots in Elk Grove. The West …

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The wildly inventive sausages at this Houston-area barbecue push the boundaries

Visiting a BBQ in Houston just a few years ago resulted in limited options when it came to ordering sausages. There were usually two choices: regular and jalapeño and cheese. These were made with pork and beef and purchased from a commercial distributor or made by a local butcher to …

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Things to do: Upcoming food events this week in Houston

Here’s a look at this week’s hottest culinary events: The whole week Galveston Restaurant Week The beloved island tradition of Galveston Restaurant Week returns, running now through Sunday, February 13 and offering discounted prix-fixe menus at dozens of the island’s best restaurants. This year’s lineup includes hot spots like BLVD …

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Bars and restaurants lead January recruitment spree

(Stock) The leisure and hospitality industry added 151,000 jobs in January, accounting for nearly a third of all positions added to the U.S. economy, according to government figures released Friday. The robust performance has eased fears that the Omicron variant would prevent people from returning to the labor market and …

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Houston restaurants takeover of downtown street extended for another year, signaling what could happen in other parts of the Bayou City

According to David Fields, the city’s chief transportation planner, a seven-block stretch of downtown Main Street is a perfect example of how Houston can redesign its roads. A pedestrian square to the south. The Metropolitan Transit Authority red line runs down the center of the street. Diners eat outdoors in …

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21 restaurants that opened in the Bay Area in 2021, 3 soon in 2022

The Burger Joint opened in 2021. (Courtesy of The Burger Joint) Throughout the year, Community Impact Journal keeps track of new and new restaurants and bars opening in the Bay Area. Here is a non-exhaustive list of new restaurants opening in 2021 classified by type of cuisine. “> American 1. …

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The Clever New Speakasis For A Clandestine Cocktail Party In Dallas

EEveryone loves a good speakeasy. With so many hotels, restaurants, and bars opening in Dallas, there has been an influx of elusive new places to discover (in addition to our city’s longstanding affinity for hidden cocktails). From an old-school getaway in Grapevine to several secluded spots around town, these are …

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The omicron-induced COVID-19 surge has hit some Texas restaurants and bars harder than others – Houston Public Media

Many Texas restaurants and bars have been forced to close temporarily — for days, a week, sometimes longer — as this latest wave of COVID-19 brings staff shortages and other challenges. As the Omicron variant began to catch on late last year, bar owner Lee Daugherty grew concerned. He began …

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Omicron-induced COVID-19 surge hits some Texas restaurants, bars harder than others

As the Omicron variant began to catch on late last year, bar owner Lee Daugherty grew concerned. He began to implement serious protocols among his staff at Alexandre, his establishment in the Oak Lawn neighborhood of Dallas, including bi-weekly testing. It wasn’t long before someone tested positive for COVID-19. “We …

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The Adolphus is one of the most historic hotels in Texas

Posted in Texas Accommodation January 19, 2022 by Katie Lawrence If you’re a history buff — or just someone who loves a luxury vacation — you’ll love staying at the Adolphus in Dallas. Opened in 1912, the stately building is one of the most historic hotels in Texas. According to …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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, …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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COVID variant disrupts vacation travel but not shopping – KXAN Austin

[ad_1] 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, …

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U.S. jobless claims drop for seventh consecutive week to 268,000 – Austin Daily Herald

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits fell for the seventh week in a row to a pandemic low of 268,000. Unemployment claims in the United States fell by 1,000 last week from the previous week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Unemployment assistance claims are a proxy …

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How Hawaii Restaurants Handle Vaccination Mandates

[ad_1] As a newly opened restaurant that is still streamlining its cuisine, the recently introduced COVID-19 vaccination policies for diners and food workers on four islands in Hawaii receive decidedly mixed reviews. The mayors who created the new rules say they could change or eliminate them later this fall, if …

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Florida investor buys Heights apartment portfolio

[ad_1] A billionaire Florida buyer bought a pair of recently built mid-size apartments in the heights. Cardone Capital, an Aventura, Florida-based investment firm headed by Grant Cardone, purchased 15th Street Flats, at 1414 N. Shepherd Drive, and Heights Waterworks, at 515 W. 20th St. The seller was the developer. Alliance …

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Bravo’s Top Chef for next season in Houston

[ad_1] If the world weren’t already familiar with the gastronomic and gastronomic glories of Houston, it would be: Bravo’s “Top Chef” arrives in Bayou City. NBC / Universal, Bravo’s parent company, and Houston First confirmed on Tuesday that television’s biggest chef contest will take place in Houston for season 19, …

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Austin unemployment rate drops to 3.8% in August

[ad_1] In the latest sign that Austin‘s economic recovery from COVID-19 is continuing, the region’s unemployment rate fell last month to its lowest point since the start of the pandemic. The unemployment rate in the Austin metropolitan area stood at 3.8% in August, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. That’s …

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TABC at Texas restaurants: Comply with state vaccine law and we don’t have beef: SB 968 liquor license suspension is “last resort,” agency says of State – News

[ad_1] The dust continues to fall following recent reports that two local restaurants have returned, proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirements for in-person meals after being informed that such measures violated Texas Senate Bill 968. Following Austin‘s decision earlier this month to Step 5 local precautions in the event of a …

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