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15 Year Old Houston Bar Closes After Hurricane Harvey

Drink Houston didn’t weather the storm After fifteen years of serving up cocktails Drink Houston has officially closed its doors, saying that Hurricane Harvey is to blame. The bar announced the shutter in a farewell letter posted to its Facebook page on Monday. Show More Summary

JuiceLand’s Healthy Drinks And Vegan Fare Hit Montrose

The Austin-based chain’s second Houston outpost lands this week Popular healthy drink chain JuiceLand is set to open its second Houston-area location in Houston, this time in Montrose. The Austin-based juice bar has been setting up shop at 1340 Westheimer Road, and will quietly begin welcoming smoothie enthusiasts this week. Show More Summary

Little Bigs Bids Farewell to Chelsea Market

Chef Bryan Caswell is looking for a new home for his popular slider spot Citing rising rents, Chef Bryan Caswell and restaurateur Jennifer Caswell will shutter Little Big’s, the popular slider restaurant that the duo opened at Chelsea...Show More Summary

Downtown Houston’s Newest Coffee Shop Arrives This Week

Prelude Coffee & Tea is Greenway Coffee’s latest venture Houston coffee guru David Buehrer and his Greenway partner Ecky Prabanto are just about ready to debut Prelude Coffee & Tea, the duo’s latest venture in Downtown. The shop inside...Show More Summary

New Relief Fund Will Provide Assistance Directly to Houston Restaurant Employees

Industry staff who experienced losses can soon apply for help The Houston Hospitality Employee Relief Fund has been established as part of an effort to assist hospitality industry employees in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The fund,...Show More Summary

Xochi Tops Chron Critic’s List of Houston’s Best 100 Restaurants

The awards just keep rolling in for Chef Hugo Ortega Last night, Houston Chronicle food critic Alison Cook announced her annual rankings of Houston’s top 100 restaurants, and Chef Hugo Ortega’s Xochi is sitting pretty at number one. After a brief delay caused by Hurricane Harvey, the critic revealed her list of the city’s best restaurants at 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Houston Area Restaurants Busted for Refilling Bottles With Inferior Booze

Most received written warnings Several Houston-area restaurants were busted this year by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) for refilling top-shelf bottles of booze with inferior spirits. A number of Houston restaurants were...Show More Summary

A Man and His Dog Stole Booze From Montrose Restaurant as Harvey Hit Houston

The suspect also cooked himself some shrimp As most Houstonians were hunkering down and preparing for Harvey, one man broke into the Max’s Wine Dive in Montrose to steal liquor, and brought his dog along as an accomplice. The thief hit...Show More Summary

Spaghetti Warehouse Is Definitely Not Closed Forever

Reports of its demise have been greatly exaggerated Longstanding Downtown restaurant Spaghetti Warehouse is definitely not leaving Houston, despite rumors on social media that insisted that the restaurant was permanently closed. Spaghetti...Show More Summary

14 Essential Rice Village Restaurants

Some of Houston’s best restaurants are steps away from Rice University Just a stone’s throw away from one of the best colleges in the country, Rice Village is also home to some of Houston’s finest restaurants. Whether in search of excellent...Show More Summary

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen Reopens After Two Weeks of Hurricane Harvey Clean-Up

The Eldridge Parkway location saw extensive flood damage Restaurateur Sylvia Casares has officially reopened the Eldridge Parkway location of Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen after Hurricane Harvey forced the restaurant to close for more than...Show More Summary

Score A Taste of Feges BBQ Before it Officially Debuts in Houston

The forthcoming barbecue joint will pair smoked whole hog with wines As the duo prepares to open their forthcoming restaurant, Patrick Feges and Erin Smith will serve up a first taste of Feges BBQ this weekend with a whole hog roastShow More Summary

NOLA Coffee, Crepes and Grapes Spot Merchant Is Now Open

Hello, chicory lattes and breakfast sandwiches New Orleans favorite breakfast spot Merchant just opened a Houston outpost quietly last Tuesday, and it lives up to its tagline of “coffee, crepes, and grapes.” The restaurant on 1707 Post...Show More Summary

Renowned Chefs Like Daniel Boulud and Joel Robuchon Fundraise for Harvey Relief

La Table spearheads “Hospitality for Harvey,” a central program for restaurateurs nationwide La Table is helping spearhead a way for chefs and restaurant owners across the US to contribute to Houston’s recovery after Hurricane Harvey. Show More Summary

Beyoncé Made a Frenchy’s Chicken Pitstop After Serving Meals to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Going to copy her Frenchy’s order ASAP After a day spent giving back to her hometown by helping serve food to 400 victims of Hurricane Harvey on Friday, Beyoncé hit up her favorite spot in Houston. That would be Frenchy’s Chicken, the...Show More Summary

Chefs From Gone-But-Not-Forgotten 17 Restaurant Plan a Reunion Dinner for Harvey Relief

Pastry chef Otto Sanchez is getting the gang back together The team that worked together at award-winning restaurant 17 in downtown Houston from 2004 to 2009 was close-knit. So close-knit that when executive pastry chef of La Table Otto...Show More Summary

Check Out the Menu at One Fifth Romance Languages, Opening Tonight

There’s pasta and a “Pièce de Résistance” seafood tower Round two is here: One Fifth Romance Languages, the highly anticipated second iteration of Chef Chris Shepherd’s “five restaurants in five years” idea opens tonight. It replaces...Show More Summary

5 Places To Dine & Raise Cash For Harvey Victims This Weekend

From ice cream to poke to pancakes. Want to eat something delicious while simultaneously doing good? This weekend, dine out at these five restaurants hosting fundraisers for Hurricane Harvey relief. There’s something for everyone atShow More Summary

Houston Restaurant Weeks Will Run Through September, and Some Servers Are Worried

Not everyone is happy about the extension Houston Restaurant Weeks, the Houston Food Bank fundraiser that offers diners discounted dinners, brunches and lunches, is now running through September 30. The extension is due to “popular demand,”...Show More Summary

Blue Bell’s New Pink Camouflage Ice Cream Hits Shelves Today

This ups the ante on last year’s Camo n’ Cream The Blue Bell Camo n’ Cream novelty flavor that launched last year was just the beginning. Today, Texas’s favorite ice cream manufacturer announced the launch of a new version of the camouflage...Show More Summary

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