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September 2017
Camerata at Paulie's

“Wine Above Water” Showcases Rare Bottles And Raises Money For Hospitality Pros

Posted: September 19, 2017 at 12:05 pm   /   Feed The Need

Wine Above Water, a fundraising event on Sunday, September 24 from noon to 8 p.m., encourages lovers of the vine to get out of the house and bid on tempting auctions, all while indulging in rare bottles. Camerata at Paulie’s, located at 1834 Westheimer, is hosting the festivities. Tickets are $100 each and onsale now. […]

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KUU exterior

Exclusive: KUU Owner Speaks Out On Bad Assumptions Regarding TABC “Refilling Bottles” Citation—Updated

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 1:14 pm   /   News

KUU, the acclaimed Japanese restaurant in Gateway Memorial at 947 Gessner, was one of several establishments that the Houston Chronicle listed as being in violation of a Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission rule about “refilling bottles” on September 14. Shortly afterward, Eater Houston reported on the Houston Chronicle story. While the headline of the Houston Chronicle […]

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Nominate Your Restaurant & Bar Heroes For Houston Restaurant Recognition Month

Posted: September 14, 2017 at 4:50 pm   /   News

When people think about the heroes of Hurricane Harvey, they rightly think of first responders like good Samaritan boat owners, firemen, police, military and medical professionals. Indeed, all of them deserve recognition for saving people from flooded homes, protecting the city and more. There were other heroes, though, who supported the efforts of the agencies […]

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Amazon Grill sign

Cordúa Restaurants Shutters Amazón Grill, Ventures Into Online Delivery Business

Posted: September 13, 2017 at 10:52 am   /   Restaurant Closings

Two weeks ago, Amazón Grill was feeding first responders to Hurricane Harvey for free. Now, Cordúa Restaurants has closed the physical doors of this venture—and opened a new one online. Executive chef David Cordúa says that Christian’s Tailgate Bar and Grill is taking over Amazón Grill’s brick-and-mortar lease in the Upper Kirby area. That brings the total number of locations […]

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Chris Shepherd at Southern Smoke

This Year’s Southern Smoke Helps Houston Hospitality Pros Affected By Harvey

Posted: September 11, 2017 at 2:56 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

Over the past two years, the Southern Smoke fundraiser organized by the HOUBBQ Collective (Chris Shepherd of Underbelly, Ryan Pera of Coltivare, Justin Yu of Better Luck Tomorrow and The Pass & Provision’s Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan) has raised almost half a million dollars for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. However, in the wake of […]

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