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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As French Restaurants in Battery Park City Sued Documents in 2 Weeks Texas Bound Lawyer

As French Restaurants in Battery Park City Sued Documents in 2 Weeks Texas Bound Lawyer By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Maxwell’s BookBBC-gbritish tutor – Honduras- ESPN NY Magazine SDNY COURTHOUSE, April 3 – Denny Gonzalez sued The District at 225 Liberty Street for non-payment of minimum wage and overtime. On …

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I stayed in Icon’s new 3D-printed luxury home in Austin, TX

The walls of the main residence and its secondary accommodation were printed at the same time in eight days despite the weather and material problems. Brittany Chang / Insider The team then spent another five months finishing the rest of the house, such as installing windows, wiring and plumbing. Brittany …

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8 Delicious Restaurants to Try in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, Texas is in the heart of the scenic Texas Hill Country and a tourist destination near San Antonio and Austin. Fredericksburg is a great place for city dwellers to relax, enjoy state parks, and join a wine tasting tour where you let someone else drive you to local tasting …

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As Ramadan approaches, a look at local halal options: Certified good – Food

When Asma Bayunus moved from a small town in Minnesota to Austin 20 years ago, there were few halal options available to her. “When I arrived here, I only found three halal restaurants: Shalimar, Byblos and Alborz,” she recalls. “These are gone now but it seems there is now an …

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Dallas’ Deep Ellum neighborhood east of downtown attracts new office tenants

When a new office tower in an unproven location is quickly rented in the midst of a pandemic, you can bet the real estate industry is paying attention. That’s what happened at The Stack office and retail building in Dallas‘ Deep Ellum neighborhood. Dallas advertising company TRG – formerly The …

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🌱 Desert Door Residency Winners + Two New Restaurants in Austin

Hey, Austin! We’re catching up with you all to start this Thursday, March 31 on an enlightened note. These are the most important things happening today in Austin. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny and pleasant. High: 81 Low: 53. Here are today’s top stories in Austin: Big Medium and Desert …

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Two Sisters represents Austin at Chicago Restaurant Week

Chicago Restaurant Week, hosted by Choose Chicago, is in full swing and Chef Veah Larde, owner of Two Sisters Catering and Restaurant, 4800 W. Chicago Ave., is proud to represent the Austin community at the 17 days. Through April 10, the counter-service establishment known for serving an array of healthy, …

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Man who robbed 10 fast food outlets at gunpoint in one month is currently in custody, Dallas police say

A man was arrested on Tuesday after police said he robbed 10 fast food restaurants in Dallas and Farmers Branch over the course of a month. Anthony Barnes, 25, is charged with aggravated robbery, Dallas police said. It’s unclear how many charges he faces or if he has an attorney. …

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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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Houston’s favorite chocolate shop will open a new store in River Oaks

Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars March 28, 2022 1of3 The Chocolate Bar owner will open Winfield’s Chocolate Bar this summer at the Center at River Oaks. Becca WrightShow moreShow less 2of3The Chocolate Bar owner will open Winfield’s Chocolate Bar this summer at the Center at River Oaks.Becca WrightShow …

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Dallas Skyscraper Offers Luxury Waterfront Living

As the warm weather begins to arrive, many people are beginning to look toward homes where they can fully live their lives outdoors. But that doesn’t have to include major maintenance. Lakeside Tower, completed in 2020, offers tons of things to do and a luxurious waterfront lifestyle you might never …

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Golf in Texas: a plethora of options in Austin

Avery Ranch The Municipal CG of the Lions is fighting for its survival One of the first places this author played golf was in the city of Austin. Lions Municipal Golf Coursejust west of the heart of Austin‘s downtown district and north of Lady Bird Lake on green space that …

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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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Soaring Chicken Prices Impact Central Texas Restaurants

Some restaurants in Waco are being forced to change their menus and prices as the cost of chicken has steadily increased in recent weeks. Waco business owners have expressed frustration over rising prices, attributed to supply chain issues and rising costs of transporting goods. Shamica Evans, owner of the Waffle …

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Austin unemployment rate stable in February; companies are looking to hire

COVID-19: Who is unemployed? The unemployment rate explained The number of job losses soared during the COVID-19 pandemic, but not everyone was counted as unemployed. This is how the unemployment rate is measured. Just the FAQ, USA TODAY The buoyant local labor market shows no signs of slowing, despite rising …

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The Old Dallas Warehouse District is the new office address

One of Dallas‘ oldest business districts is the city’s newest office development market. During the 1940s and 1950s, builders transformed what was part of the former Trinity River floodplain northwest of downtown into a thriving commercial district. Hundreds of small warehouses and office buildings have been built in the shadow …

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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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Gourmet discoveries and good sips in Dallas this weekend

This week’s foodie finds include a new Farmers’ Market location and festival themes ranging from beer to seltzers to straight Texas. Get ready for a warm weekend with plenty of outdoor events like the Dallas Kosher Chili Cook-Off or a workout with Athletic Brewery. Here are 10 foodie events to …

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New York City allows unvaccinated athletes to play at home

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s mayor will announce on Thursday that he is exempting athletes and entertainers from the city’s vaccination mandate for private workers, a move that will allow Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving to play from home and unvaccinated baseball players to take to the field …

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Zalat Pizza will not open at 20 Feet Seafood restaurant in East Dallas

Fast-growing Texas-based Zalat Pizza will no longer open a delivery store on Peavy Road in East Dallas, as previously reported. Zalat founder and CEO Khanh Nguyen said the lease came with a “complex legal structure” and there were not enough parking spaces to do business there. Zalat is known for …

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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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Dak Prescott stops by Las Colinas restaurant to talk shop, pick up $20,000 check for charity

IRVING — Dak Prescott had a surprise. When he stopped by the restaurant on Monday afternoon to cut a ribbon and pick up a check for $10,000 for his foundation, he discovered that the founder and CEO of Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux had sweetened the pot. Prescott could deposit $20,000 in …

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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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Applebee’s wants to look more like McDonald’s than Olive Garden

When local governments ordered restaurants to close their dining rooms, they had to quickly make their food available for delivery or pickup. For some restaurants, like pizzerias, it wasn’t so bad. But for others, like Applebee, it meant a drastic change in their operations – and a huge drop in …

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Local restaurants and McKale Center prepare for large crowds ahead of NCAA tournament

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) — Preparations are well underway for March Madness. The University of Arizona women’s basketball team is set to host two rounds of the NCAA tournament. This is the second time in the program’s history for the team. U of A Women’s Basketball will host 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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The chef behind Chris Shepherd’s new restaurant, plus the latest food news

On this week’s episode of “What’s Eric Eating,” Chef nick well joins CultureMap Editor-in-Chief Eric Sandler to discuss wild oats. Newly opened in the Houston Farmers Market, Wild Oats is Underbelly Hospitality’s ode to Texas‘ diverse culinary traditions. Fine discusses his unlikely entry into the world of professional cooking and …

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54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse opens in Pflugerville; Cedar Park Market Days to hold its first event on March 19 and other business news from the region

Read the top business news from the past week in the Central Texas region. Pflugerville-Hutto 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse in Pflugerville will open March 14 The menu at 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse offers more than 150 dishes, including artisan burgers, steaks, sandwiches and Southern comfort food including fried …

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Meet the “Steak Queen” who runs one of Frisco’s most profitable restaurants

At 62 years old, little Deidra “Dee” Lincoln has earned her title as the heavyweight woman of influence in the restaurant industry. She was dubbed the “Queen of Steaks” more than 20 years ago when she traveled to New York to announce the construction of a Del Frisco’s Double Eagle …

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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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These Houston restaurants and bakeries are on Ukraine’s side

Houston restaurants raise money for organizations that provide relief to the people of Ukraine. These efforts benefit a range of organizations helping refugees in Ukraine and Poland, as well as other relief efforts. Underbelly Hospitality has already stepped up. Last week, Chris Shepherd’s three restaurants raised $9,846 for celebrity chef …

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Google sued by restaurants over alleged deceptive online ordering practices

article Signage at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. Alphabet Inc. is expected to release earnings numbers on Feb. 1. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO – A restaurant group has filed a class action lawsuit against Google, alleging the tech giant …

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Dallas police and FBI used DNA from discarded water bottles to link man to 38-year-old homicide

A 38-year-old man suspected of killing an aspiring model in a homicide case has been arrested after Dallas police and the FBI searched his trash last month and subdued his discarded water and soda bottles for DNA testing, according to an arrest warrant affidavit obtained Monday. Edward Morgan, 60, was …

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Texas hits two-year mark for statewide COVID-19 disaster declaration

Austin, TX, 2 hours ago — Two years ago, on March 13, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott released his first proclamation declaring a state of disaster in all 254 counties of Texas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, the declaration has been continuously renewed on a monthly basis. Under …

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Sally Schmitt, founder of ‘French Laundry’ restaurant, dies at 90 – Reuters

Job : March 12, 2022 / 6:52 p.m. CST / Update: March 12, 2022 / 6:52 p.m. CST PHILO, Calif. (AP) — Sally Schmitt, who founded The French Laundry restaurant in California’s wine country and helped start the region’s farm-to-table movement, has died. She was 90 years old. Schmitt died …

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New York Brunch Institution Sadelle’s opens Wednesday in Dallas’ Highland Park Village

Dallasites who were eagerly awaiting the planned opening of Major Food Group’s darling deli At Sadelle’s may expire this week. Known as a “brunch institution” in New York, Sadelle’s debuts at the iconic address of 1 Highland Park Village in the space formerly occupied by Royal Blue Grocery, with an …

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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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Two downtown Fort Worth hotels welcome new celebrity chefs – Find out what’s changing at Toro Toro and il Modo

JTwo Fort Worth flagship restaurants have new chefs taking over in the kitchen. Both are located downtown, and both are inside fancy hotels. First, Toro Toro inside the Worthington Hotel brings in new Executive Chef Jonathan Esparza. The Italian restaurant il Modo, located on the ground floor of the new …

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Car crashes into DC restaurant outdoor patio, 2 women dead – KXAN Austin

by: CAROLE FELDMAN, Associated Press Job : March 11, 2022 / 2:38 p.m. CST / Update: March 11, 2022 / 4:38 p.m. CST Washington Metropolitan Police place crime scene tape around the exterior of the Parthenon, a popular Greek restaurant, Friday afternoon, March 11, 2022 in northwest Washington. An SUV …

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Dabo Swinney Restaurant: Coach Clemson Joins Walk-On’s

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney during spring training on Friday, March 4, 2022. Dawson powers Special for the State From football coach to restaurateur? Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux announced Friday morning that Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney is a new franchisee of the restaurant chain. The Louisiana-based company will open …

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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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Do you have the courage to try these tripas tacos? Local spots that offer offal – Food

Las Trancas (Photos by Evan Rodriguez) Giblets are the cuts of the people – or once were, anyway. Scraps, cheeks, sweetbreads, tongue, and more can now be found on high-end restaurant menus, but not so much tripas. The marriage of unique textures with a subtle, earthy richness makes tripas somewhat …

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Dallas startup aims to help people stay healthy while eating outdoors and indoors » Dallas Innovates

bitewell founder and CEO Chris Fanucchi; bitewell Co-founder and CMO Samantha Citro Alexander. [Photos: bitewell] When Chris Fanucchi flew out to meet the distributors of his previous startup, he found himself in a new city, wondering what to eat besides the flaws of fast food or pizza. A few years …

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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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The new drive-in bakery offers Filipino cakes and pastries

Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars March 8, 2022 Houston is no stranger to drive-through donuts, but drive-thru cakes, buns and pastries? Red Ribbon Bakery recently opened at 13421 Westheimer with a drive-thru feature for the bakery’s line of authentic Filipino cakes and sweet and savory pastries. Westheimer’s location …

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Latest Rainey Tower gets backing from Planning Commission

Austin City Photo Tuesday, March 8, 2022 by Jonathan Lee The Planning Commission recommended increased density for 80 Rainey, a 550-foot-tall, 644-unit residential tower by developer Lincoln Ventures at 80 Rainey St. The commission voted 11-0-1 on February 22 to recommend increasing the floor area ratio (a measure of density) …

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Dallas Design District loses some quirkiness with a veteran store shutter

A funky and exotic home furnishing store in Dallas’ Design District stops by: Big trade in mangoes, specializing in furniture imported from Southeast Asia and the Far East, will close its retail store at 1130 N. Riverfront Blvd. in May, after 20 years. Managing Partner Arron Crawford says they will …

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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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SF restaurant that was in ‘Mrs. Doubtfire moves to Texas

Baonecci Ristorante, a treasured Italian restaurant that’s been in the heart of North Beach for over 15 years, has a new home halfway across the country. The city mourned the loss of the local gem when owners Walter and Stefania Gambaccini, originally from Lucca and who took over the former …

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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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🌱 Where to Eat in SXSW + Austin Rodeo Kicks Off + New Perennial

Good day, people of Austin! Gabriela Couvillion here with a new issue of the Austin Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Warm with low clouds dissipating. High: 82 Low: 64. Here are the top stories in Austin today: South by Southwest (SXSW) takes place in Austin Austin from March 11-20, and …

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Gordon Robert Blake | Obituary

Gordon Robert Blake, 72, of Buda, Texas, died Feb. 17, 2022, surrounded by his devoted wife of 43 years, Candace, and their children. Gordon, son of Zada ​​Metzler Blake and Gordon John Blake, and proud big brother to Tara, Scott and Dan, was born in Batavia, NY, and raised in …

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Dallas officer charged with choking man under arrest in hospital with deadly force, affidavit claims

According to an affidavit obtained by The Dallas Morning News. James Cullen Bristo(DeSoto Police Department) sergeant. James Cullen Bristo used the chokehold after arguing with the man, Darrel Cox, who had both wrists handcuffed to a stretcher and his legs tied together, according to the affidavit. Bristo, 59, faces a …

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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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Police confirm four restaurants in Bryan were robbed early Wednesday morning

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – Police confirmed that four different restaurants in Bryan were robbed early Wednesday morning. The four restaurants are Imperial Chinese & Sushi and Cotton Patch Cafe on Earl Rudder Freeway, and Mr. Hamburger and Babe’s Donut & Coffee Shop on Texas Avenue. Security footage from inside the …

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New Austin Wine Restaurant and Shop Underdog to Open on South First

A new wine restaurant and retail store will open this year in South Austin, run by the couple and partners Richard Hargreave, a Momofuku alum, and Claudia Lee. Underdog, located at 1600 South First Street in the future Willa mixed-use development in Bouldin Creek, will open in the fall of …

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Iconic Chicago Restaurant Portillo’s Selects First City in Texas for D-FW Expansion

Texas’ first Portillo’s restaurant is set to open in late 2022 at The Colony in Warren Buffett’s Grandscape development next to the Nebraska Furniture Mart on State Highway 121. Portillo CEO Michael Osanloo confirmed the location of The Dallas Morning News. He is aware that the famous Chicago chain has …

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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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Jury selection resumes for 1st Capitol Riot trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury selection resumed on Tuesday in the first trial of one of hundreds of Donald Trump supporters charged with storming the U.S. Capitol last year. The first Capitol riot defendant to stand trial is Guy Wesley Reffitt, a Texas man charged with bringing a firearm onto Capitol …

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Our guide to Austin’s best pizza

Abby Jane Bakery To showcase the best of Texas-grown grains, pastry chef Abby Love works like a flour-obsessed mad scientist, combining nutty Yecora Rojo and other flours from neighboring Barton Springs Mill on an array of Neapolitan-style pizzas. The result? A fluffier wood-fired pie that’s the perfect canvas for the …

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Carte Blanche on Greenville serves everything from donuts to foie gras

Son of two cooks, Casey La Rue was born into the restaurant industry. He never went to culinary school but always enjoyed working in kitchens, mostly because it kept him busy. His skills developed as an intern, or internship, i.e. kitchen trainee. He started in several Michelin-starred restaurants in New …

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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 Greg Abbott asks Texas retailers to remove all Russian products from their shelves

In an act of solidarity with Ukraine, Governor Greg Abbott on Saturday asked Texas retailers to voluntarily remove all Russian products from their shelves. Abbott tweeted that he had requested members of the Texas Restaurant and Texas Package Stores Associations, as well as all other retailers. “Texas stands with Ukraine,” …

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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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Some Americans welcome new CDC mask guidelines, others are wary – Reuters

CHICAGO (AP) — Grace Thomas is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 but still isn’t ready to take off her mask, especially around the children at the home daycare she runs in Chicago. But it remains to be seen whether children continue to wear masks after the Centers for Disease Control and …

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‘Quite an honour’: McAllen restaurant owners Delgados up for prestigious award

LEFT: Chef Larry Delgado at Salomé on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at McAllen. (Joel Martinez | [email protected]) RIGHT: Jessica Delgado (Courtesy of Salomé on Main) The big news came to restaurant owners McAllen, Larry and Jessica Delgado on Wednesday, when the James Beard Foundation announced the nominees for this year’s …

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New restaurants, shops and clinics: 10 businesses now open or to come in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Check out new businesses and restaurants now open or coming soon in the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto area. (Brooke Sjoberg, Amy Bryant/Community Impact Journal) Do you want to discover new restaurants and businesses in your area? Shop for Afro-Tropical and Caribbean drinks at a new specialty grocery store in …

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Tips for Elon Musk’s Giga Barbecue in Austin

When you’re the richest man in the world, people tend to listen to what you have to say. The same goes for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who, like thousands of other Californians, recently packed up and moved to Texas. Of course, Musk’s stuff includes Tesla, which formalized the move in …

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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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Why the original Cry Wolf restaurant is already a Dallas chef favorite

After two years CastawayAfter 15 years of cooking in Dallas‘ most elite kitchens, chef Ross Demers has finally opened his second restaurant, Cry Wolf. Located in Old East Dallas about a mile from its first restaurant, On the Lamb, Cry Wolf is a quirky, unassuming 32-seater that’s quirky with an …

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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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A Meshack’s barbecue restaurant is opening in Plano, but it’s not the one you think

A restaurant with a well-known family name in Texas barbecue circles is opening its doors in Plano. Meshack’s Texas BBQ opens near Central Market on the northeast corner of Coit Road and President George Bush Turnpike next month, but is not affiliated with Meshack’s Bar-B-Que Shack in Garland, the Texas …

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NASCAR legend Bobby Allison talks about Daytona 500

(QUEEN CITY NEWS) – 500 miles and 200 laps later, there’s a new Daytona 500 champion. Rookie driver and Mooresville native Austin Cindric took the win on Sunday night. It’s not just the North Carolina barbecue that draws people to Lancaster in Mooresville. “I would say more than half,” Lori …

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Dallas Observer Launches Burger Week; 7 Days of $7 Burgers

How many burgers can you eat in a week? We think seven sounds good. the Dallas Observer launches a new promotion: burger week, a citywide celebration of burgers at a very affordable price. It’s free and attendees need only mention Burger Week to get seven days of $7 burgers at …

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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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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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Applebee Restaurants in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Central and East Texas are Bringing Back DOLLARITA – Margaritas for $1 – for 1 Day Only on Day 2: National Margarita Day, Tuesday, 02/22/2022

Local Applebee franchisee SSCP Management recently made the LARGEST MARGARITA IN TEXAS(Must-watch downloadable video to prove it and see it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axRzBRw7Ok8) Dallas, Texas (RestaurantNews.com) On a day unprecedented in history when number 2 will dominate like it has never done before – Tuesday of the second month of 2022 on …

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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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Restaurant roundup: robots are invading kitchens

Funds are pouring in for automated solutions that promise to reduce labor requirements at every stage of the restaurant supply chain. On the delivery side, Berkeley, Calif.-based sidewalk delivery robotics startup Kiwibot announced on Thursday (February 17) a contract extension with food service and facilities management company Sodexo to increase …

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The new owner of MD Pizza Factory has a long history in the pizzeria

MD Pizza Factory recently changed hands, but most customers will only notice the difference with a restaurant facelift and a few pizza specialties added. Longtime customers might also recognize the new owner, who started working at the pizzeria when he was 14 years old. MD Pizza Factory, 4706 N Midkiff …

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7 Premier Dallas Restaurants With Heated Terraces For Outdoor Winter Dining

The advantage of Texas winters is that it is not (usually) too cold here. But when they do, you can usually still enjoy dining on the terrace, especially with these heated terraces. Despite the closure of several restaurants due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, some restaurants in Dallas remain …

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