24-year-old behind bars in connection with fatal beatings at Pleasant Grove restaurant

A 24-year-old man is behind bars in connection with the fatal beating of a man at a restaurant in Pleasant Grove last month. Jose Carlos Zuniga is facing a murder charge in the murder of Enrique Pineda. His attorney did not immediately return a request for comment. The two men …

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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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Another Broken Egg signs agreements for 12 new stores

America is in love with brunch, and Another Broken Egg Cafe fills the country’s demand from coast to coast. The “NextGen Casual” brand redefining the brunch category announced today that it has recently signed three new development agreements totaling 12 new locations planned for development. Included in the impressive collection …

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Austin named the best city in the United States for dating

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Archita Tekriwal and Dhruv Verma sip their drinks across from each other at Jo’s Coffee. Despite the rush of tourists and locals on South Congress Avenue, they are calm and content as they enjoy the moment together. They’ve come so far since meeting on Bumble a year …

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White House voids airplane mask warrant for now after federal judge overturns rule

United Airlines will no longer require masks on planes after the White House said it was lifting the COVID-19 restriction on Monday, at least temporarily, after a federal judge overturned the public health measure. After repeated extensions to the mask rule in the 14 months since the Biden administration mandated …

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Houston, Texas 2020

The metropolis of Texas and the largest city in the country, Houston is a well-known city around the world. It is not only rich in diverse people but also in history and culture. The small town once located in the swamps of Buffalo Bayou is now a major metropolitan destination …

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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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Half of independent restaurants will close without help

The food and service industry was among the hardest hit at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the national emergency forced many to close their doors to customers. Help has come in the form of a number of federal aid programs, the most recent of which – the Restaurant …

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Downtown development would demolish several Austin LGBTQ bars

A proposed new residential development project would dramatically change one of Austin‘s core LGBTQ neighborhoods, as reported by the Towers. The proposed plan would build a mixed-use tower from 201 to 213 West Fourth Street, which would demolish several prominent bars on the street, including Oilcan Harry’s, Coconut Club, Neon …

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North Richland Hills police identify suspect in 2003 officer shooting; authorities find a dead man

Authorities said Wednesday they had identified a suspect in the 2003 shooting of a North Richland Hills police officer, and the man was found dead as detectives prepared to arrest him this week in the Oklahoma. DNA evidence has helped police identify Mark Alan Long as the bank robber known …

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Austin’s chef from Mariupol cooks to raise money for Ukraine aid

Olga Koutseridi turned to baking and cooking as she went through an identity crisis several years ago. The home chef from Mariupol, Ukraine, originally from Austin, felt detached from her Eastern European roots, which include family ties to Russia and Ukraine, in addition to Greece. She had a difficult relationship …

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Midland County liquor sales top $5 million in February

Entertainment // Restaurants and bars Mercedes Cordero, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram April 12, 2022 Texas Comptroller’s Office.”/> Midland County bartenders served nearly $6 million worth of beer, wine and liquor in February, according to the latest available records from the Texas Comptroller’s Office. krisanapong detraphiphat/Getty Images Midland County bartenders served nearly $6 …

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Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival VIP Party Kicked Off a Delicious Fundraiser

Thanks to daylight saving time, the sun made a slow but perfect set in the west as the Dallas Arboretumit is Food and wine festival presented by Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians began Thursday, March 24. The scene was perfect with the downtown Dallas skyline in the background and the fairly …

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COVID-19 retreats to Austin, but officials watch BA.2 for surge risk

Austin and Travis County coronavirus cases remain low this week following the Spring Festival season, with the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at local hospitals remaining below 50 for the past two weeks. On Friday, Austin Public Health reported that 38 people had been hospitalized with the coronavirus. Of these, …

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San Antonio’s oldest restaurant in continuous operation in South Africa since 1946

In the early 1950s, during the Cavalier’s River Parade, Bill Lyons was about twelve years old. His grandfather, Alfred Beyer, had recently opened Casa Rio, one of the first restaurants to open on the River Walk, and which is still in operation today. It was a business that would not …

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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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Live Covid-19 Updates: FAA, Covid Cases and Latest News

A checkpoint in Ningbo, China. A growing number of Chinese cities are requiring truckers to take daily Covid PCR tests.Credit…Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BEIJING — China’s growing Covid-19 restrictions are creating further disruptions to global supply chains for consumer electronics, auto parts and other goods. A growing number of …

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1838 Grill New Braunfels is now open and more local business news

The 1838 Grill New Braunfels opened in early March and serves American-style cuisine. (Courtesy of 1838 Grill New Braunfels) 1838 Grill New Braunfels opened March 8 at 123 S. Union Ave., New Braunfels. The restaurant serves American dishes and is the second location of the 1838 Grill in Seguin. 830-609-9022. …

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Gyo Obata’s restaurant pavilion on the National Mall will be demolished to make way for the $130 million Bezos Learning Center

The Smithsonian Institution is preparing to demolish one of two buildings designed for the National Mall by the late architect Gyo Obata to make way for a new educational facility called Bezos Learning Center. Smithsonian officials recently told members of the National Capital Planning Commission and the US Commission of …

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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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Bill Miller Bar-BQ starts construction at the Boerne site after a 2-year break

April 6, 2022Updated: April 6, 2022 4:02 p.m. The restaurant was to be completed in 2020. Photo by Gabriel Romero After a two-year hiatus, one of San Antonio’s iconic restaurants begins construction in the Hill Country. The dirt turns again at the location of Boerne’s first Bill Miller Bar-BQ. Construction …

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Raw oysters sold in 13 states linked to norovirus outbreak

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about potentially contaminated raw oysters that have been shipped to more than a dozen states. This week, the FDA announced that oysters harvested from parts of Baynes Sound in British Columbia, Canada, were possibly linked to an …

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IBM: Real-time AI for transaction processing

IBM showed off what it calls the next-generation system with a built-in artificial intelligence (AI) accelerator that promises to detect and prevent fraud, the New York-based tech company announcement Tuesday, April 5) Dubbed IBM z16, Big Blue said the feature was developed to allow customers to analyze real-time transactions for …

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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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Petition urges Grand Prairie to ease restrictions on food trucks

When Rene Ramirez launched his food truck in 2018, he planned to locate it in Grand Prairie. But he soon realized it would be difficult, if not impossible, due to city restrictions on food trucks. “We live in Grand Prairie and wanted to work in Grand Prairie,” Ramirez said. “But …

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Pflugerville Pizzeria in a gigantic ice cream cone building

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) – Little Italy Brick Oven Pizza, a local Austin pizzeria, opened March 18 at 2700 West Pecan Street in Pflugerville. This building is well known for its ties to a popular TV show – and its unique ice cream shape. Robert Griffin creates his pizza at Little …

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Top restaurants and celebrity chefs throw a feast for the FW Food + Wine Festival

Well, Cowtown hasn’t forgotten how to eat. After two lean years, the Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival came back with a full slate of events for 2022 – and even improved on its own recipe for success. About 7,000 hungry attendees (think: half the capacity of Dickies Arena) showed …

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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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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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