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September 2018
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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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Houston Restaurant Owner Leaves Company He Founded Over 30 Years Ago

Posted: September 11, 2018 at 3:52 pm   /   News

Update, 9/19/18, 2:25 p.m.: This story has a follow-up: “Cordua Restaurants Inc. Disputes Allegations of Founder and Namesake“.  As first reported by CultureMap Houston, restaurateur Michael Cordúa and his son, executive chef David Cordúa, have left Cordúa Restaurants, the hospitality group the elder Cordúa founded in 1988 when he opened the first Churrascos. The father-son team say that […]

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New Houston Shop in Montrose Tempts With Truffles & a Chocolate Fountain

Posted: September 11, 2018 at 9:25 am   /   Food Finds, Sweets

The second location of Cacao & Cardamom quietly opened its door last week in the former space of Araya Artisan Chocolate Shop at 2013 West Gray. Located next to the historic River Oaks Theatre, the shop is already becoming a favorite with local residents. It’s hard to not be intrigued with a five-foot, gold-plated, dual-cascading chocolate […]

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Upcoming Travel Channel Episodes Features a Classic Houston Restaurant — Updated

Posted: September 7, 2018 at 10:17 am   /   Houston in the Spotlight, News

Updated 9/7/18, 6:34 p.m.: After Houston Food Finder published this story, Lasco Enterprises received an email from the Travel Channel stating that the episode that features Max’s Wine Dive is delayed and will not air on the originally scheduled date. When we get an update, we’ll post a new article. As far as we know, […]

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