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September 2018
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Cordúa Restaurants Inc. Disputes Allegations of Founder and Namesake

Posted: September 19, 2018 at 2:21 pm   /   News

We reported last week that longtime restaurateur Michael Cordúa and his son, executive chef David Cordúa, were no longer with Cordúa Restaurants Inc., the company that currently owns multiple Churrascos locations and one Amerícas in River Oaks. The elder Cordúa started the business over 30 years ago when he opened the first Churrascos location in Houston. […]

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The Woodlands BBQ Festival Returns For A Third Year With More Meat Than Ever

Posted: September 18, 2018 at 3:50 pm   /   Barbecue, Food & Drink Festivals, News

The third annual The Woodlands BBQ Festival returns Sunday, October 7 to one of the best barbecue festival venues in the Greater Houston area with smoked meat goodness, cold beer and live music. The event takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. at Town Green Park in The Woodlands on Lake Robbins Drive. Four acres […]

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Big Whiskey Tasting Event is Happening Soon in Houston

Posted: September 18, 2018 at 9:00 am   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News

One of the largest whiskey tasting events in the country is coming back to Houston. Whiskies of the World is heading to Silver Street Studios at 2000 Edwards on Saturday, September 22. Doors open for VIP ticket holders at 5 p.m. and general admission begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $145 and $120 respectively and may be […]

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Tip Laws a Source of Costly Confusion for Restaurants and Employees Alike

Posted: September 14, 2018 at 9:04 am   /   News

When opening a restaurant, owners have a lot of issues to worry about and much to learn: getting capital, figuring out what kitchen equipment to order, how to market the business and what to pay employees. That latter issue is what can get some restaurant owners in trouble with the Department of Labor. Wage-and-hour lawsuits are […]

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The Hit List: A Crazy Number of New Houston Restaurants To Visit In September 2018

Posted: September 12, 2018 at 4:44 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Houstonians had better be hungry this month, as the number of notable restaurant openings this September requires a Texas-sized appetite. These include chef-owner Ford Fry’s double launch of Superica and La Lucha in the Heights, Agricole Hospitality’s Indianola, Miss Carousel, and Vinny’s trio east of downtown, chef-owner Chris Shepherd’s latest incarnation of One Fifth and […]

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