Houston Restaurants

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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Meet the OG of Italian Restaurants

FRESNO, CA – If you’re looking for Italian food, there’s nothing more authentic than Oggi Cosi Si Mangia. Located in the heart of California’s Central Valley, the small but fervent restaurant swears by its mouth-watering cuisine. Its owner, Luigi ‘Louis’ Maglieri, says his family hails from Molise, Italy, and every …

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Hot cookies and high stress for our local competitor

For a cookie obsessive like me, this week’s Top Chef Houston episode started off with a bang. Twelve different cookie dishes, overseen by guest judge Chris Williams of Lucille’s? Bring them. Cookies are in the spotlight at Lucille, as are the even more fabulous Hot Rolls. (The latter pays homage …

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You Can Celebrate National Tamale Day At These Restaurants In Houston

Whether you like sweet or savory, National Tamale Day celebrates a traditional Mexican dish made with cornmeal and filled with a variety of meats, vegetables or fruits. Here are four restaurants that will help Houstonians celebrate National Tamale Day. ALAMO TAMALES: Houston‘s popular tamale purveyor offers handmade tamales (pork, beef, …

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$2.75M Spanish-style lakefront property for sale

HOUSTON – If you’ve ever dreamed of being perpetually on vacation in a lakeside home, look no further than this five-bedroom, four-bathroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom mansion near Atascocita and Kingwood . This 8,200 square foot home sits at 32 Tahoe Shores Court on over two acres with views of Lake Houston. The …

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Mexico’s New Mediterranean and Fresh Cuisine Dominates This Fort Worth Restaurant News

Fort Worth‘s culinary scene is cooking, with exciting openings, comforting reopenings, mouth-watering new dishes, mouth-watering new drinks and everything in between. Here’s what’s happening in the Fort Worth restaurant news: Rachel’s Mediterranean Grill, a Mediterranean chain from Buffalo, New York, will open a location in Fort Worth at 2801 Heritage …

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Big burger chain Fuddruckers bolsters its presence in Texas with malls

A popular burger chain has announced a new partnership that will expand its footprint across Texas and beyond. Fuddruckers has partnered with Brookfield Properties to open 10 new mall locations in Texas and four other states. Additionally, the company launched shadow kitchens to capture more delivery and takeout activity. In …

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An economic iron curtain falls on Russia as companies like McDonald’s cut ties

An elderly Russian woman eats a burger at the then Soviet Union’s first McDonald’s on the day it opened in January 1990.Rudi Blaha | ASSOCIATED PRESS A crucial chapter in recent Russian history is coming to an end as many of the world’s largest and best-known companies abandon russia after …

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MONIQUE BATSON – Bun B’s hometown isn’t Houston; this is Port Arthur – Port Arthur News

At 6:45 p.m., Houston musician Bun B will headline a performance at the Livestock Show and Rodeo. No, it wasn’t a typo. “As Houston hip-hop legend Bun B prepares to take the stage…” reads a recent post from KTRK. He often called him the “unofficial mayor of Houston”. The Houston …

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What’s in a Danish Gumbo? Why Houston chefs are mixing and matching cuisines more than ever

On a literal level, the answer is simple. The puff pastry crown I got from Koffeteria a couple of Saturdays ago had a treasure of jellied, spicy roux sprinkled with chunks of sausage and chicken. I couldn’t resist when I went online to place an order the night before – …

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Natural beauty isn’t the only thing thriving in the Lake Houston area

The Lake Houston area offers incredible natural beauty and amenities with quick access to the heart of Houston. Located just 20 miles north of downtown, the area abounds with green space, thanks to Lake Houston itself, the San Jacinto River, greenways, and golf courses. The Lake Houston area is also …

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Thousands of people are leaving the restaurant industry

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — JR Michael has spent most of his life in the restaurant business. As a teenager, he spent his summers peeling potatoes in his uncle’s deli kitchen. Later he helped open Applebee’s on Clark Road, where he worked 100 hours a week for $8 an hour. Through …

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Rodeo Package at Blossom Hotel Houston

The welcoming lobby of the Blossom Hotel Houston After its grand opening event a few weeks ago, the new luxury boutique Bloom Hotel Houston is offering a special rodeo package for discerning rodeo enthusiasts now through Sunday, March 20, 2022. The closest luxury hotel to NRG Park, the impressive 16-story …

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Review: Dave’s Hot Chicken heats up Rice Village

Channing Wang / drummer By Talha Arif and Channing Wang 03/01/22 11:31 PM Rating: ★★★★½ Dave’s Hot Chicken opened in Rice Village last weekend, and in addition to free shot glasses and temporary tattoos, they delivered fiery sliders and tenders. The location is adjacent to Velvet Taco at 2525 Rice …

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The Blossom Hotel Houston will soon welcome two Michelin-starred chefs

The lobby of the Blossom Houston Hotel Photo: Courtesy of Blossom Hotel Houston Earlier this month, Bloom Hotel Houston announced its grand opening after a soft launch last fall. The upscale property is located minutes from the Texas Medical Center, which sees 10 million patients per year and is home …

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Governor Abbott tweets demand to remove Russian products from Texas shelves

“I have asked members of the Texas Restaurant Association, the Texas Package Stores Association and all retailers in Texas to voluntarily remove all Russian products from their shelves,” Abbott said. “Texas stands with Ukraine.” I asked members of the Texas Restaurant Association, the Texas Package Stores Association, and all retailers …

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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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Celebrate Mardi Gras in Houston

Illustrated by Ndidi Nwosu By Morgan Gage 2/22/22 11:10 PM Mardi Gras is the culmination of the Epiphany celebrations from January 6 to the eve of Ash Wednesday known as Fat Tuesday, which is “Mardi Gras” in French. This reflects the practice of eating rich, fatty foods before the start …

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4 places to try, 4 to forget

KINGWOOD, TX – Some travel experts compare this upcoming spring break to a prison break. That makes sense when you consider that millions of Americans have been cooped up at home due to COVID-19 restrictions for far too long and many are now ready to break free and take a …

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15 candidates vying for Harris County judgeship; FM 646 in League City will be expanded and more Houston area news

Fifteen candidates are vying for the Harris County judgeship in the upcoming primaries in March, including nine Republicans and six Democrats. (File photo from Community Impact newspaper) Read the most popular Houston-area news stories from the past week. Harris County Q&A: Get to know Republican candidates for Harris County judge …

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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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A top chef returns to Tony’s famous kitchen, a bittersweet moment in the absence of the man himself

SOME UNDERSTAND THE controlled chaos of a restaurant. Some are curious to know what that life is like – what it takes for a team to perform at a high level – and what it was like to work alongside and learn from one of the best restorers in that …

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The longtime bagel spot is branching out with a new venture

The Rabbi ($14.95): Nova lox, whipped cream cheese, onions, tomatoes and capers are served on a bagel bun. (George Wiebe/Community Impact Journal) Something new meets something old in Bellaire with New York Eatery, an extension of the 46-year-old New York Deli and Coffee Shop founded on Hillcroft Avenue in Meyerland. …

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Is the artisanal barbecue really more expensive?

There’s a joke I often see on various online food groups related to contemporary barbecue tastes. “So they can charge more!” For everyday barbecue consumers, this may ring true. If you just want to fill your stomach, going to a less expensive chain restaurant may be the way to go. …

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24 places in Katy to grab a slice of pizza

Check out one of these 24 restaurants in Katy that serves pizza. (Courtesy of Canva) Looking for a new pizzeria? In honor of National Pizza Day on February 9, here are 24 places in Katy to get a slice. This list is not exhaustive. 1. Adriatic Cafe Italian Grill Dinner …

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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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No offer for the restaurant Georgia ‘Old South’

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — A replica of a well-known Georgian restaurant that served Southern staples but also used racist imagery appears to be on the way to demolition despite objections from the local NAACP chapter. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported this week that no one showed up to bid on Aunt …

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New movie-themed restaurant dazzles Galleria with gold-wrapped steak

A new restaurant aims to introduce what it calls “Modern American Vibe Dining” to Houston. Opening on Monday February 7, diners will find that Juliet does things a little differently than most restaurants (5857 Westheimer Rd.). It starts with the entrance, which looks like a movie theater lobby with a …

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Ultra Private Houston Retreat Opens to the Public for a VIP Wine Event Like No Other

Oreal estate aficionados and connoisseurs will find something to suit their tastes on February 12 when the posh clubs of Houston Oaks open their very private grounds and pavilions surrounded by oak trees for the third annual Wine & Food Classic. It’s true. The public is invited with tickets starting …

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Houston’s Biggest BBQ Festival Returns April 3

The 9th Annual Houston BBQ Festival returns to Houston on April 3 at the Humble Civic Center Arena Complex in Humble. Shown: beef ribs. Photo: Robert J. Lerma After a two-year Covid hiatus, the Houston BBQ Festival returns this year to the Humble Civic Center Arena Complex on Sunday, April …

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Goodtaste TV’s Tanji Patton shares healthy eating trends to get you back on track in 2022

HOUSTON – If you are looking to relaunch your diet in 2022 and eat cleaner and healthier, you are in the trend! Goodtaste TV’s Tanji Patton is here to help you reach your nutritional goals. Some common food trends you’ll see in restaurants and on menus this year include – …

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Believe it or not, the economy grew last year at the fastest pace since 1984

People shop at The Galleria mall in Houston during Black Friday on November 26, 2021. The economy grew strongly last year, but at an uneven pace due to the pandemic. //Getty Images, Brandon Bell Last year saw the fastest economic growth since Ronald Reagan was president. But for many people, …

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Houston’s New Wave of Wine Shops Offer More Than Wine

Gina and Joe Stayshich always knew that the business they were going to open together, the one they had envisioned over the past decade, would be centered around wine. They opened Bodega Bellaire Thanksgiving week with lots more. “Our vision for the store was to bring our favorite things,” Gina …

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Best things to do this week: January 24-30, 2022

Katie’s Seafood House, one of more than 30 participating restaurants offering meals and special prices during Galveston Restaurant Week | Photo courtesy of Visit Galveston Update: Monday, January 24, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. Make the most of your week with our top 10 picks and things to do this week …

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Suspect charged with killing Humble outside Chuck E. Cheese

Humble police detectives charged a murder suspect on Saturday in the murder of a father on New Year’s Eve who was heading to a Chuck E. Cheese for his child’s birthday party. Antoine Daniel Badon, 27, of Humble has been cautioned in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Calogero Duenes, court …

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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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New Montrose apartment complex offers serious resort perks, cosmopolitan vibe – Inside The Sterling at Regent Square

VSCould this be a resort in Scottsdale or is it actually a luxury apartment development in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood? As you stroll around the sprawling fourth-floor terrace with a massive pool, palm trees, linear fire pits, a water wall, gas grills, and all sorts of chic outdoor furniture, you can …

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Betty White is the owner of this Houston brewery. Their 100th birthday party for her is still going on.

When Betty White passed away, a shrine began to form organically through her photo at Eureka Heights Brewing in Houston. Photo: Evan Camp Less than an hour after news of Betty White’s death was announced, fans began flocking to Eureka Heights Brewing to lay flowers, candles, drawings and other keepsakes …

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Texas couple from Dude That Cookz website get new cookbook, Gordon Ramsay Love

Jhe kitchen is often the heart of a home. The place where memories and meals are made, and it just so happens to be the epicenter of Shanna and Eric Jones’ burgeoning culinary empire. With the imminent release of their first cookbook titled A healthier life in the South, a …

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🌱 Chef Gallivan’s New Pizzeria + Texans Fire Chief Coach

Hey, Houston! Let’s get you caught up to start this day on an informed note. Here’s everything you need to know in Houston today. First, today’s weather forecast: Getting windier and cooler. High: 51 Low: 35. Here are the top stories in Houston today: 1. Popular Houston chef and twice …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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On 25th Anniversary of Opening, Owner of Texas Borders Reflects Area Growth

When Kellie Messer opened Texas Borders Bar & Grill in Katy 25 years ago, the bustling neighborhood around Fry Road and Interstate 10 was an open field. There was no Katy Mills Mall, no LaCenterra, and no Grand Parkway. In the quarter-century of opening Texas Borders, Katy has seen astronomical …

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Frenzy of limited-edition articles in this Fort Worth Restaurant News

This Fort Worth restaurant news roundup has a countdown. Most of the items featured here – whether they’re special menus or winter-themed drinks – are only available for a limited time. Run if you have to before you run out. Here’s what’s happening in the restaurant news in Fort Worth: …

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In a Mineral Wells in full rebirth, there is something in the water

MINERAL WELLS – You remember “The Shining”, don’t you? Houston’s Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall and their baby boy Danny – all three alone for the winter in a remote old hotel in the Rockies while “All Work and No Play” Nicholson drives himself crazy trying to write a novel? They …

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Alice Waters helps museum meet the tastes of art lovers

LOS ANGELES – As the Hammer Museum comes out of closure from last year’s pandemic, it has assembled a list of big names who it hopes will draw crowds to its campus down the street from the l ‘University of California at Los Angeles: Cézanne, Manet, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec. And the …

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The 10 best menudo bowls in Mexican restaurants in San Antonio

To understand the menudo is to appreciate its smell. Mexican stew made with cow’s stomach, hominy, chili peppers and beef broth smells like a day’s work in a denim shirt. It smells like a stockyard alley. And in the words of an old friend from San Antonio, it smells like …

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Thanksgiving 2021 Grocery Guide: Open or Closed

For some of us, this is the first year since the start of the pandemic that we can host a house full of loved ones or go to Grandma’s house for her famous cornbread dressing. In our excitement we are forced to forget something, whether it is the jellied cranberry …

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