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GERMAN DONER KEBAB CONTINUES NORTH AMERICAN EXPANSION WITH HIRING OF KEY EXECUTIVES

New franchisees set to launch multiple restaurants across the US for the UK’s fastest growing restaurant group NEW YORK, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As part of an aggressive expansion plan to North America, German Doner Kebab United States (GDK UNITED STATES) announced today that it has hired Robert Bray …

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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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Eat and drink essentials in Prosper, Melissa and Anna, TX

With so many people moving to northern Collin County, you’re probably wondering what’s up there besides the sprawling real estate developments. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the restaurants that are now open, organized by each city. ANNE, TEXAS Photo: Crow’s Country Cafe | Official site Claiming to be …

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Drip Pricing Hiding in Your Receipts: What Are Those Sneaky Charges?

This story is part So Money (subscribe here)an online community dedicated to financial empowerment and advice, led by CNET Editor at Large and So Money podcast host Farnoosh Torabi. What is happening As businesses grapple with inflation, some are passing on rising costs to consumers with new fees at checkout. …

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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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10 of Austin’s Best Bars: Looking for a new place to drink, dance or eat? We have you. – Food

Whether you’re in the mood to dance the night away, catch up with friends over chili fries, or sip wine in the fresh air of an outdoor patio, here are some award-winning Best of Austin bars for your vibe. research. Best booze blast in the past: Nickel City Nickel City …

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Used cooking oil from Orlando restaurants fuels passenger planes

ORLANDO, Florida. – Used cooking oil collected from restaurants near Orlando-area attractions is collected and converted into a fuel that can help keep tourists flying there. “We say we’re saving the world one drop of used oil at a time,” said Dave Kimball. [TRENDING: Police: Teens broke into $8M Florida …

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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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Cindy Crawford and husband Rande Gerber dine at her Malibu restaurant Cafe Habana

Meaningful Beauty founder Cindy Crawford and her second husband, Rande Gerber, dined at her Malibu restaurant, Café Habana, on Wednesday night. For her date night, the 56-year-old 90s supermodel was dressed in a simple black blouse tucked into faded gray skinny jeans and black sandals. Cindy’s 60-year-old husband – who …

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6 positive (and permanent) changes to get out of the COVID-19 pandemic

Dallas Henderson by Dallas Henderson, Account Manager at RizePoint Our world – and our industry – has changed dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before March 2020, masking was something our kids did on Halloween. We worked side by side without keeping a distance of 6′. Our dining rooms were …

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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 Diversión Bar Named One of America’s Best Bars for 2022

Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars Greg Morago, Personal editor June 21, 2022Updated: June 21, 2022 9:32 a.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate Texas Meyer lemon mousse.”/>1of2 Diversión is an intimate new bar from Kirby’s Steven E. Salazar. The 32-seat bar serves …

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Wingstop opens its first restaurant in Canada

Photography: Shutterstock Wingstop makes a breakthrough in Canada. The Dallas-based chicken wing chain plans to open its first Toronto location this month, with a grand opening scheduled for June 29 that will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony and beatboxing. It will be the first of 100 locations planned for the country, …

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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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Nobu vs. Matsuhisa Restaurants: What’s the Biggest Difference?

According to Forbes, Nobu and Matsuhisa restaurants adhere to Nobu’s philosophy of excellence by focusing 50% on exceptional service and 50% on food quality. Both play with Peruvian influences like seafood ceviches and tiraditos, a thinly sliced ​​raw fish similar to sashimi or carpaccio de crudo. The restaurants also incorporate …

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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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James Beard Awards Recognize North Carolina Chefs and Restaurants | Texas News

By DREW JACKSON, The News & Observer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Starting with a small fried fish shack in Durham, chef Ricky Moore is at the top of the culinary world. Moore is North Carolina’s latest James Beard Award winner, bringing home the Southeast’s top chef for his Saltbox Seafood …

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Wing It On Chicken Restaurant! opens first DFW site in Fort Worth

A new fender seal has arrived in Texas, bringing “wings ‘n wiches” to Fort Worth. Called Get started!it’s a small North Carolina-based chain opening its only location in Texas, none other than Fort Worth. The restaurant is moving to a new center in the far southwest of Fort Worth at …

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Takeaways from the long-awaited opening of Chuy’s in Midland

Chuy’s officially opened its Midland location on Tuesday. The day before, the restaurant held a fundraiser for Bynum School and the Reporter-Telegram got a sneak peek at the restaurant and its food. Here are some takeaways. FoodThe Tex-Mex restaurant brings all its signature dishes. For those familiar with the menu, …

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Workforce Development Can Help Find Summer Jobs – Austin Daily Herald

Michael Postma Workforce development area manager School is out and summer is finally here. The students are thrilled to have completed another year of school and look forward to the freedom that summer provides. For many teens, that freedom involves summer jobs to earn disposable income. Summer work for teens …

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2022 Father’s Day Brunch and Dinner in Dallas

This Father’s Day, Monarch presents a Kan Kan Tomahawk. (Courtesy of Monarque) Father’s day is Sunday, June 19, and what better way to treat Dad than by booking a reservation for a special meal at one of his favorite Dallas restaurants? From swanky hotel reservations to take-out coolers, these are …

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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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S’poreans witness armed robbery at JB restaurant, victims allegedly slashed in broad daylight – Mothership.SG

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg On their recent trip to Johor Bahru, a group of Singaporeans arranged to meet some Malaysian friends there. What they didn’t expect was to come across an armed robbery at knifepoint. Despite the apparent danger, however, one of them bravely ran …

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Puerto Rican cuisine and haunted restaurants

You can look “Texas eats”, Saturday at 10am on KSAT 12, KSAT.com and KSAT Moreour free streaming app. This week on Texas Eats, David Elder visits historic and haunted restaurants in the San Antonio area. David’s first stop is at a small town cafe, Fluff’s White House, in downtown Floresville. …

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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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Small businesses face a ‘summer of uncertainty’

NEW YORK – Small businesses that rely on outside crowds and spendthrift tourists don’t know what to expect this summer. Consumers likely have a lot of pent-up demand after more than two years of the pandemic. But they also face significant financial headwinds from the highest inflation in decades. And …

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Gengis Grill invests in the new brand development strategy

The three-unit deal was signed as part of Genghis Grill’s recently announced franchisee incentive, launched to help potential entrepreneurs get started with their new venture. Available to single and multi-unit franchisees, the incentive offers reduced franchise fees, waived development fees and up to $150,000 in waived royalties during the first …

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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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Texas Restauranteur’s $1 Surcharge Raises $250,000 for Ukraine – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A Dallas restaurateur’s plan to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine has raised more than $250,000 to help provide hot meals to Ukrainians fleeing or defending against Russian invasion. Six weeks ago, Dallas restaurateur Shannon Wynne decided, instead of asking for donations, to add a $1 fee to each customer’s bill. …

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How restaurants are becoming more sustainable, from reusing petroleum to ditching single-use plastic

When you sit down at a restaurant, your stomach rumbles with anticipation as you wait for your order. Once you arrive, you enjoy your meal. And after finishing, the waiter collects whatever is left and throws it in the trash. Customers don’t give much thought to the waste of the …

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Birds trailer bringing the heat of Nashville to the taste of Dallas

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Dallas, Texas, June 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Birds Hot Chicken Trailer brings the heat of Nashville to Taste of Dallas all weekend, June 10-12, 2022. Looking for …

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Shawarma Press® Announces Grand Opening of Fifth Texas Location in Georgetown

The Nation’s First Authentic Shawarma Franchise Brings Healthy Mediterranean Cuisine to the Masses at Walmart Stores IRVING, TX, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Shawarma Press, the fast-growing Mediterranean fast-food franchise owned by dallas-based entrepreneurs Sawsan Abublan and Dr. Ehap Sabri, announced the grand opening ceremonies planned for June 7 in …

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Alumni of “MasterChef”, Grubhub teams up for a virtual restaurant

article New meal delivery service from Grubhub brings recipes from “MasterChef” alumni to the doorsteps of more than 20 markets in the United States MasterChef Table is a virtual delivery-only restaurant, also known as the “ghost kitchen”, featuring recipes from four former FOX reality TV contestants: Kelsey Murphy, Dorian Hunter, …

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Dallas radio personality and food festival founder Jim White dies

Dallas radio personality Jim White, who co-founded the Savor Dallas food festival as well as Restaurant Week, died June 4. His wife Vicki Briley-White has confirmed that White died while in hospice care, after the couple were told he had cancer two months prior. “It’s been a shockingly fast journey …

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Tex-Mex fusion and historic restaurants

You can look “Texas eats”, Saturday at 10am on KSAT 12, KSAT.com and KSAT Moreour free streaming app. This week on Texas Eats, David visits historic and haunted restaurants in Central Texas! David’s first stop is at an iconic Italian restaurant, Guillermo’s, in downtown San Antonio. He visits the restaurant …

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Snapchat to show nearby local restaurants in Snap Map

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS): Snapchat has partnered with restaurant review website The Infatuation to help users find the best local restaurants nearby on Snap Map. Snapchatters around the world will now automatically see Infatuation reviews in location profiles in over 50 cities around the world. Last year, …

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Opening of a four-level Layer Cake for a bar and restaurant in Nashville

A four-level bar and restaurant, admittedly suitable for social media and singles, has opened in Sobro – or at least three of its four “layers” have opened. The Layer Cake Social Club’s ground floor bar, rooftop and Cherry Lounge, an invite-only cocktail bar, are now open at 127 3rd Avenue …

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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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Pokemoto, Hawaiian Poke Bowls dip in Texas

New Dallas area Franchise contract signed for mountains Town/Flower mound Market. Pokemoto now has 38 Franchise contracts Sign League City, Texas, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pokemoto, Muscle Maker, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRILL) growing Hawaiian Poke Bowl restaurant concept, today announced the signing of a new Pokemoto franchise agreement for …

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Virtual brands and pop-ups make Southeast Asian street food accessible in Austin: hawker culture download – Food

Penang Shack Chicken Satay (Photo by John Anderson) Southeast Asia is synonymous with street food. Around Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, hawker stalls are the ultimate democratiser: young urban professionals, government workers, schoolchildren and apron-clad grandmothers can be found shouting orders in noisy markets and squatting on plastic stools bent over …

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The sweet warmth of Nashville

Fried chicken comes with its own extra kick in Nashville. Now those spices have found their way to Texas thanks to Hattie B’s, a family-run hot chicken franchise with restaurants in Tennessee, Georgia and Nevada. “I grew up in and around restaurants,” says Nick Bishop Jr., who co-founded Hattie B’s …

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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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Dallas restaurants unveil new menus for spring and more restaurant news

This roundup of Dallas restaurant news is full of dishes — new dishes. As the seasons change, restaurants are rolling out new menus to highlight these seasonal dishes, or perhaps just to switch things up. There’s also an opening or two, and plenty more tasty treats. Here’s what’s happening in …

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Spuntino continues to innovate Denver’s best Italian

When a little cafe called Spuntino opened in the Highlands in 2011, no one could have guessed what it would become. Originally an ice cream shop, the space has grown into one of Denver’s top Italian restaurants under the guidance of its current owners, Elliot Strathmann and Executive Chef Cindhura …

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NorthPark seeks new gold backer as Comerica pulls out

NorthPark Gold — a welcome graduation gift and bling that’s often included in rich loot bags from charity events and school fundraising auctions — is fading fast. The heavy gold coins packaged in fancy pouches are temporarily ditched by the Dallas Mall for a more convenient but less dramatic NorthPark …

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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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8 reasons to be excited about the 2023 NADA Show host city, Dallas

From its inception as a business and trading center for livestock, cotton, and petroleum, Dallas has a long history as a booming city for business. Today, Dallas is buzzing with a different kind of energy. Attracting just under 50 million visitors to the metro area each year, the Big D …

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Kitchen United Mix brings a new takeout concept to town

Kitchen United Mix is ​​now open at 9506 State Highway 121 near the intersection of Sam Rayburn Tollway and Preston Road. The concept can be described as a food hall for take-out orders. Customers order online or from kiosks in the lobby. They can order in several restaurants at …

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Fatburger Brings California Burger Glory to Far East Dallas

A California burger chain still relatively new to Dallas-Fort Worth (and therefore still exciting) has a new location on the books: fat burgerthe revered and longtime Los Angeles-based chain known for its seriously greasy burgers, is opening its first location on the city’s east side, at the Firewheel Town Center, …

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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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New Deals to Accelerate Donut Franchise Shipley’s Growth, Plus Other Development News | Franchise News

Three agreements with Shipley Do-Nuts will bring more than 50 units to Georgia and Maryland. Based in Dallas ARFD Foodsoperated by Andrew Robertson and Franklin Diaz, has signed for 25 locations in Georgia, while Oziel Rodriguez, operator Sweet Donuts Investments, has reached an agreement for five stores. In Maryland, cousins …

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The Birria Queen has become Taco Royalty

It’s 6 p.m. on a hot Monday in April and Donelle Mendoza has been cooking since noon. Bad Bunny and Ramón Ayala blow up an iPhone in his northeast Austin apartment when an incoming call abruptly interrupts a manic accordion solo. On this side of the line, she rattles off …

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Celebrate National Breast Day with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Dallas, May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Did you know beef brisket is one of the most versatile cuts of meat? It is not surprising that it has its own national holiday. There’s no better way to celebrate than with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, where our experienced pitmasters serve legit. Texas. …

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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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Thomas Keller and Rohini Dey honored at the Chicago gala

“It is very rare to see a profession evolve and I am lucky… to have seen this profession grow since its beginnings”, Thomas Keller told participants of the 25and MenuMasters annual celebration as he was inducted into the Drake Hotel Hall of Fame in Chicago on Saturday. He said he …

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New Denver restaurants open this week, May 14-20

As the pressures of staff shortages, rising costs and other challenges of running a restaurant during a pandemic continue, restaurant closures – temporary and permanent – ​​are on the rise. This week we learned of three upcoming closures: Blue Ocean/Little Chengdu, To the Wind and Freshcraft, all of which will …

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Gun violence leaves Deep Ellum suspicious

After a series of gun violence and a public rebuke from rapper T-Pain about crime in the neighborhood, Deep Ellum’s business owners grow suspicious. Police and business owners are stepping up security ahead of the summer peak season for bars, clubs and restaurants that line Dallas‘ main nightlife thoroughfare, and …

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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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Nashville’s hot chicken food truck brand expands to Katy

Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars Greg Morago, Personal editor May 20, 2022Updated: May 20, 2022 9:50 a.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of6The Houston-based Clutch City Cluckers, a food truck concept selling hot chicken, will open its third Houston location at …

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Public Notice: Showdown on Main Streets: Applying Softer, Softer Rewrite of the Land Use Planning Code to Transit Corridors – News

Compatibility standards at a glance: Any property that is zoned or used as single-family (to the right of this city graph) controls the height of nearby commercial properties. These need to be at least 200 feet apart before they can get 50 feet high, which is higher than the standard …

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Fort Worth’s oldest restaurant, Paris Coffee Shop, has reopened

The biggest challenge of reinventing an old restaurant, says Fort Worth chef and restaurateur Lou Lambert, is to “embrace the heritage.” They did it at Paris Coffee Shop, the 95-year-old restaurant in Fort Worth that reopened Thursday, May 19, 2022, after eight months of renovations. Paris Coffee Shop has tanning …

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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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These restaurants feed on fresh, locally sourced ingredients

Chefs such as Josh Tomson harvest from their on-site gardens. Woodloch Lodge In order to provide their customers with the freshest, tastiest and healthiest dishes available, the sustainably conscious chefs harvest from their on-site gardens or look to local growers as their main source of food supply. This practice of …

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Austin scores career-high 20 as Mystics beat Wings 84-68

May 17, 2022Updated: May 17, 2022 10:28 p.m. ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shakira Austin, the No. 3 overall pick in last month’s draft, scored 12 of her career-high 20 points in the second half as the Washington Mystics retired for a 84-68 win over the Dallas Wings on Tuesday night. …

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Curry Up Now makes its Dallas debut

Curry Up Now, a California-based franchise, will debut in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex this summer, bringing its award-winning Indian fast food restaurant chain to The Colony’s Grandscape. The restaurant will feature a large dining room, a dog-friendly outdoor patio, and a globally-inspired craft cocktail bar, Mortar and Pestle, serving specialty …

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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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3 Texas restaurants you didn’t know were owned by celebrities

Celebrity restaurants are all over the world, and there are even a few places in Texas that exist on this list. Some of them include Jimmy Buffet’s San Antonio Margaritaville and Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen in Austin and Houston. There are Lone Star State restaurants that don’t have such an …

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Mansfield restaurant distributes baby formula to those in need

MANSFIELD, TX – As families across the country struggle to find formula on their shelves, a North Texas restaurant has started handing out formula to those who can’t find it. Many Metroplex moms are logging on via social media, all in the same boat looking for baby formula. “I literally …

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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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This is what the Outback Steakhouse of the future looks like

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) — Outback steakhouses of the future won’t be as big as the outback itself. Like many casual dining chains, Outback is looking to a post-pandemic future in which delivery and takeout orders are increasingly important to the bottom line. So the chain, known for …

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Austin promotes the adoption of cryptography; III Forks Restaurant Begins Accepting Bitcoin Payments

In April, Austin steakhouse III Forks said it would enter the blockchain space by accepting Bitcoin through BitPay on the Bitcoin Lightning Network. III Forks, owned by CRO, Inc., is the company’s first restaurant to begin accepting Bitcoin. Customers can now notify their server at checkout that they wish to …

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Ways to save on everyday items – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

None of us are immune to the rising prices of everything from gas to groceries. That’s why we wanted to give tips on how to save and budget during this inflation. “Well, consumers are definitely feeling higher prices across the board, but especially on everyday items,” said Kimberly Palmer, a …

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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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Empty Bowls, an international effort to fight hunger, will be held May 14 at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main.

Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars May 12, 2022 This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main. Purchasing handcrafted bowls will benefit the work of the Houston Food Bank.”/>1of8 Empty Bowls, an international effort to fight hunger, will …

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Chefs Kwame Onwuachi and Reem Assil host culinary events in Austin

Two notable chefs – Reem Assil of Oakland’s Arab Bakery Reem’s and Kwame Onwuachi of Washington, D.C. and most recently Afro-Caribbean restaurant Kith/Kin – are coming to Austin for two respective cookbook events over the next two months. . First, Assil’s event for his cookbook Arabiyya takes place with South …

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Three-Day Weekend at a Texas Hill Country Oasis

Stipulated: weekend getaways deserve three days. Longer, and… it’s not really a weekend. Hence our series, Three Day Weekend, dedicated to revealing the best destinations in the state. Going away for a long weekend is supposed to be relaxing, but with all the necessary planning and coordination, that tranquility can …

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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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How flexible rental arrangements can save a restaurant

Nicola Blaque owns Caribbean restaurants The Jerk Shack and Mi Roti in San Antonio, Texas. Its third restaurant will debut next year inside Hemisfair, a park run by a nonprofit organization offering local business owners restored homes with flexible rental contracts. I had a restaurant about five miles from Hemisfair, …

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Less immigrant labor in the United States contributing to higher prices

Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle’s farm is so short of immigrant workers that he has replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machines. In Houston, Al Flores has raised the price of his barbecue restaurant’s brisket plate because the …

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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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Don’t just buy local, eat this way too

If you need an incentive to dine somewhere in Southeast Texas — and you really shouldn’t — the fourth annual Restaurant Week should whet your appetite. Once again, the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau is making a special effort to remind area residents that they don’t have to travel to …

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Dallas wins home draw streak against Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders FC (2-4-1, 12th in the Western Conference) against FC Dallas (4-1-4, third in the Western Conference) Frisco, TX; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FC Dallas -134, Seattle +338, Draw +294; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts the Seattle Sounders after going 0-4 in a …

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Alcohol sales in San Antonio topped $74.3 million in March

Sales were stronger than even before the pre-pandemic years, when overall sales in March reached $66.1 million in 2018 and $67.2 million in 2019. March had the strongest alcohol sales so far in 2022. Alcohol sales in January and February were $63.1 million combined. The April issues are still not …

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