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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How Austin Became One of America’s Least Affordable Cities

AUSTIN – In recent years, in one of America’s fastest growing cities, change has come at a feverish pace in the Texas capital, with churches demolished, mobile home parks razed and haunted neighborhoods replaced by trendy restaurants and luxury apartments. complex. The transformation was felt perhaps most acutely across East …

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Holiday tamales have been a Texan tradition for generations. But how did it start?

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on November 27, 2020. For much of his life, Juany Balderas hated making tamales. It took his family three days to do enough for extended relatives in his hometown of Mier Y Noriega, Mexico – days of painstakingly slaughtering pigs, mixing masa, grinding …

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Four Seasons Unveils Hill Country Lakeside Residences from $ 4M

A Four Seasons residential property arrives at a site near the iconic Pennybacker Bridge in West Austin. Private Four Season Lake Austin Residences will be built on a secluded hill above a 90 degree turn into the lake. The 145-acre community will include 179 luxury homes overlooking Lake Austin from …

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Support Dallas Breweries, Bars and Restaurants on Small Business Saturdays

It’s easy to include Dallas bars, restaurants, and breweries in your small business Saturday shopping. Neighborhoods like Knox Henderson and the Bishop Arts District are made for this with local shops and restaurants you can visit on a shopping spree or leisurely stroll. Shop and dine at your leisure on …

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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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Texans who enjoy SNAP benefits can fully use them at farmers’ markets

The Texas Center for Local Food, a nonprofit dedicated to developing healthy local foods, has a message for families receiving food assistance: Spend it at your local farmer’s market. According to a statement, the group has launched a new project to promote the use of SNAP benefits in Texas farmers’ …

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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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Florida’s new law could punish people who comply with Biden’s vaccine mandate

Photography: Shutterstock Florida restaurants firing employee for refusing to comply with Biden administration’s workforce vaccination mandate face $ 50,000 fine under conflicting law enacted this week last by state. The state measure prohibits private sector employers from imposing a COVID-19 vaccine requirement on their workers, unless a number of specified …

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Lockwood Distilling, of Richardson, opens second bar in North Texas

Lockwood Distilling Co., which opened in Richardson in 2019, has expanded to Magnolia Avenue in Fort Worth. The neighborhood family bar sells 11 locally made spirits, including pink hibiscus vodka, bourbon cream, and whiskey, gin and rum. Regulars to Fort Worth may remember the storefront at 1411 W. Magnolia Ave. …

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The best things to do during Thanksgiving week: November 22-28, 2021

Uptown Holiday Lighting | Photo courtesy of Uptown Make the most of your week with our top 12 picks and activities during Thanksgiving Week in Houston from Monday, November 22 through Sunday, November 28, 2021. Scroll below to see some great things happening in Houston from Monday, November 22 through …

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11 delicious events to celebrate the holidays in grapevine, texas this season

Stroll the Main Street of Grapevine this holiday season among Victorian-style shops adorned with twinkling lights, decorative wreaths, garlands, candy canes, ribbons and bows. See the huge living Christmas tree in Peace Plaza at Grapevine Main Street Station. Unbox a Christmas classic in Grapevine, the Christmas capital of Texas, with …

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Watch robotic waiters bring food to diners, clear tables: the job crisis

Under-staffed restaurants are increasingly turning to technology and automation, including robot waiters. American Robotech sells four models at a price of up to $ 17,800. Videos show how her robots deliver food, clear tables and escort diners to their seats. Loading Something is loading. Restaurants in the United States are …

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Hundreds protest Rittenhouse’s acquittal across the US – KXAN Austin

Posted: November 20, 2021 / 7:16 PM CST / Update: November 21, 2021 / 12:23 AM CST About 100 people gathered in downtown Portland, Oregon near the Multnomah County Justice Center to protest Kyle Rittenhouse’s verdict, occasionally and mostly chanting in and along Southwest Main Street. (Mark Graves / The …

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As tourism clears, Times Square hopes to regain luster

NEW YORK – David Cohen longs to return to the days when business was booming in his family’s Times Square gift shop. As tourists have started to return, the foot traffic in Grand Slam memories is still not what it was before the coronavirus pandemic, when hordes of visitors from …

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

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

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Austin investor buys huge former Penney headquarters from Plano with plans to restart development

An Austin-based real estate investor and developer made one of North Texas’ biggest commercial property purchases of the year. Commercial Capital Investments has purchased JC Penney’s sprawling former headquarters in Plano’s Legacy Business Park and plans to resume renovations on the historic property. The previous owners were in the midst …

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HISD responds to student walkout, Whitmire runs for town hall, police investigate restaurant robbery

HOUSTON (KIAH) – Here’s what you missed on Eyewitness News at 9 here on CW39 Houston. HISD reassigns staff to Madison HS after students walk out Skyeye 13 was outside Madison High School in southwest Houston on Thursday morning as hundreds of students withdrew amid allegations of harassment from some …

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Best area restaurants in Austin

Love it or hate it, the construction of the estate has given North Austin a complete cultural center. Trendy and upscale stores flocked to the development, and quality dining options quickly followed. To refuel during the Black Friday shopping marathon next weekend, here are some recommended restaurants. To unwind after …

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Five Things That Makes Perfect Austin Studio Tour Luggage-Size Gifts: Cool Stuff Small Enough to Wrap – Arts

The Austin Studio Tour is a combination of the pre-pandemic West Austin Studio Tour and the East Austin Studio Tour, all sponsored and presented by Big Medium and their many community partners. The first weekend covered the West; the second weekend covered West and East; this last weekend (Sat-Sun, November …

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Julio Pineda will help bring new Sueño Modern Mex-Tex restaurant to Richardson

According to co-owner Julio Pineda, Sueño Modern Mex-Tex’s birria tacos will feature short brisket-like rib meat. (Courtesy of Sueño Modern Mex-Tex) Restaurateur Julio Pineda plans to give Richardson a new take on traditional Tex-Mex fare when the new Sueño Modern Mex-Tex restaurant opens in December. In addition to enchiladas, nachos …

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Opening of a Daiquiri store in Conroe; Korean Hot Dog Opening at Cy-Fair and Other Houston Area Business News

Candy Shack Daiquiris will open in spring 2022 in Conroe. (Courtesy of Candy Shack Daiquiris) Read the top business news from last week in the Houston area. Conroe-Montgomery Candy Shack Daiquiris will open in Conroe Candy Shack Daiquiris will open in spring 2022 in Conroe, according to founder James McGhee. …

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Defying inflation, Americans increased spending last month – Austin Daily Herald

WASHINGTON – Many Americans have a darker outlook on the economy as inflation has worsened. Yet, so far, they don’t seem less willing to spend freely at retailers – an encouraging sign for the crucial holiday shopping season. Buoyed by strong hires, healthy wage gains and substantial savings resulting in …

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5 Table Gorji restaurant named best steakhouse in Dallas of 2021 by Dallas Observer

DALLAS, November 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Dallas Watcher named Gorji Dallas’ Best steakhouse in their Best of Dallas 2021 edition published in October. In 2016, the Observer named the restaurant’s filet “Best Steak” on that year’s list. They described Chef Gorji, the back-to-back Texas Steak Cook-off champion, as …

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19-Pound Chocolate Turkeys at this Rice Village Base Take Holiday Feelings to New Levels

Willy Wonka and her chocolate factory have nothing on The Chocolate Bar in Houston’s Rice Village. Talented chocolatiers, surely contenders for a Food Newtwork contest, are as busy as Santa’s elves these days making mega chocolate turkeys for Thanksgiving. Chocolate turkeys? Scrumdiddlyumptious, yes! The Chocolate Bar has been making these …

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DTG Launches Chef PowerStation, the World’s Most Advanced Mobile Food Service Station

WILMINGTON, Mass .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – DTG, the leading supplier of industrial-grade battery-powered mobile workstations, today introduced the DTG Chef PowerStation, the industry’s most advanced battery-powered mobile carts for on-order cooking, continuous refrigeration and point-of-sale transactions. The stations were originally designed for Sodexo and deployed at 11 key university sites …

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21 restaurant brands celebrating milestones

Dickey’s barbecue pit 80 years old When Travis Dickey opened Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Dallas in 1941, it is unlikely that he ever envisioned a global franchise empire. He ran it for 25 years, originally converting what was a former beer bar into a mainstay. Next in the direction of …

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11 businesses now open or coming to Round Rock

New businesses continue to open in Round Rock, including new restaurants, salons and health care clinics. The following list details a few businesses now open or planned in the region. OPEN Action behavior centers opened a new location at 1493 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock, on August 31. The …

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Sun Holdings acquires 131 Applebee stores

Photography: Shutterstock Sun Holdings, just weeks after announcing a deal to enter Papa John’s system, is now dabbling in casual dining. The Dallas-based mega-franchisee, which owns Burger King, Arby’s, Popeyes and Taco Bueno, has acquired 131 Applebee locations from Acon Investments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the …

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A Mediterranean grill opens its doors at Pearl

The team behind Austin’s famous Emmer & Rye have announced the opening of a Mediterranean concept, Ladino, next summer at Il Sogno Osteria’s former home in Pearl. “I am more than delighted and delighted that Ladino is opening its doors,” says Executive Chef Berty Richter. “For most of my culinary …

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5th Circ. Mulls COVID coverage for the first time

By Shawn Rice (Nov. 1, 2021, 10:32 p.m. EDT) – A Texas barbecue restaurant and tea room owner have urged the Fifth Circuit to relaunch their lawsuits over covering losses caused by pandemic restrictions imposed by the government, in two hearings on Monday which marked the first time this new …

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Best vegan restaurants in Austin – eat Austin

While Austin is often known as a barbecue town, vegans can still feel right at home with the city’s solid base of meatless restaurants. There is plenty of soy protein (hello, tofu, and tempeh) and green vegetables to meet everyone’s plant-based dietary needs. Here is the Eater’s guide to the …

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We’re hiring an Eater editor in Houston

Eater is seeking an experienced Journalist and Editor to oversee Eater Houston, one of its flagship publications. The person in this role will have a keen sense of the culture of Houston and the surrounding area, the communities that weave its unique fabric, and how social issues intersect with the …

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Raising Cane’s increases hourly wages

Photo courtesy of Raising Cane’s Raising Cane’s is increasing his hourly wage to an average of $ 14, a 15% increase for most employees, the chain said Thursday. The Dallas-based fast casual said it is making a $ 100 million investment in the wages of hourly workers and shift managers, …

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Bulgarian catering workers protest new COVID-19 pass rule

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) – Thousands of restaurateurs, chefs, waiters and bartenders took to the streets in cities across Bulgaria on Thursday to protest the government’s decision to impose a mandatory COVID-19 health pass on all people seeking to enter indoor entertainment venues. Restaurant and hotel associations organized the demonstration, calling …

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Various restaurants in Waco to explore

Located on La Salle Ave. At Route 77 Food Park & ​​Bar, Taquisa Waco has been serving authentic Mexican cuisine for six years now. Olivia Martin | Photo editor By Lexi Masarweh | Editor-in-chief From food trucks to niche restaurants, Waco offers a diverse range of establishments. The Taquisa Waco …

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Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers arrive at Tomball; Shipley Do-Nuts Opens New Stafford Location & More Houston Area Information

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers plans to begin construction on its Tomball location in November. (Courtesy of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers) Read the latest business and community news in the Greater Houston area. Tomball-Magnolia Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers to Open Tomball Restaurant The quick and casual restaurant specializes …

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The 10 Best Asian Restaurants in Ocean County, NJ

I think everyone can agree that Asian cuisine is one of the most popular foods in America and of course we have fantastic “Asian” cuisine here in Ocean County. We’ve compiled the 10 “best” Asian food restaurants here in Ocean County based on their ranking with JAPPER. Based on reviews, …

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