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December 2016
Luca Manfé in The Lucky Fig food truck

A Sad “Ciao” For The Lucky Fig Food Truck

Posted: December 31, 2016 at 5:03 pm   /   News

Anyone who thinks running a food truck is easier than running a brick and mortar restaurant should pause and consider the story of cookbook author/Masterchef winner Luca Manfè and his gourmet Italian food truck, The Lucky Fig. Manfè has announced that, after December 31, the food truck will no longer be in business thanks to […]

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Black Eyed Pea Sandwich at Beaver's

Top Picks For New Year’s Day Brunch In Houston

Posted: December 30, 2016 at 7:43 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays

Maybe you partied ’til dawn ringing in the new year (and kicking 2016 to the curb) and need some insight on where to nosh. Maybe you hunkered down to stay out of the tornado that was 2016 and are just venturing out into the light of a new dawn. Or maybe you just plain neƒed to […]

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In Pictures: Get An Eyeful Of Peli Peli’s New, Surprising Menu Items

Posted: December 29, 2016 at 7:10 pm   /   Food Finds

South African restaurant Peli Peli’s original location is in Vintage Park in far Northwest Houston. It cultivated a passionate fan base that’s enabled expansion to a second location in the Galleria, the fast-casual concept Peli Peli Kitchen in the Hedwig Village area near I-10, and more locations on the way in Katy and Austin. Longtime […]

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Domenic Laurenzo

Is A New Laurenzo Family Concept Slated For Midtown Houston? – Updated

Posted: December 28, 2016 at 8:23 pm   /   News

An eagle-eyed reader spotted an employment ad on Craigslist for a new concept named Laurenzo’s Bar & Grill. The company is seeking candidates for “front and back of house.” The Laurenzo family are the heirs of legendary Tex-Mex pioneer “Mama” Ninfa Laurenzo and also helm the El Tiempo chain, as well as the Laurenzo’s restaurant […]

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Best Bets In Houston For New Year’s Eve 2016

Posted: December 27, 2016 at 5:23 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays

For many of us, 2016 was a tough year and we all deserve to shake it off with a terrific New Year’s Eve celebration. Here are our top picks for places that are not only serving a great meal but also cultivating a proper party atmosphere. The list is in alphabetical order, so a quick […]

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