Month: April 2020

The Houston Restaurants Staying With To-Go & Delivery Only, At Least For Now — Updated 5/12

POSTED: April 28, 2020 AT 7:05 pm   /   Food Finds

Updated, May 12, 2020 On Monday, April 27, Texas governor Greg Abbott announced he’s letting the statewide stay-at-home order expire as planned at midnight on April 30. On May 1, restaurants across the state were allowed to reopen but only at 25-percent customer capacity. To facilitate a safe reopening, the state also issued an extensive […]

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Texas Issues Detailed Rules For Reopening Restaurants — Updated

POSTED: April 27, 2020 AT 6:20 pm   /   Breaking News, News

Texas governor Greg Abbott’s office has issued a guide called Open Texas, which is available as a downloadable PDF. The booklet includes a section of Minimum Standard Health Protocols for restaurants to follow upon reopening, which is allowed on May 1 but with only 25 percent occupancy. Updated, 5/21/20, 9:55 a.m.: The Open Texas guidelines […]

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Texas Governor Says Restaurants — But Not Bars — Can Open on May 1 — Updated

POSTED: April 27, 2020 AT 3:25 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

In a mid-afternoon press conference, Texas governor Greg Abbott said that he’s allowing his stay-at-home order to expire as planned at midnight on April 30. On May 1, restaurants are allowed to resume dine-in services — but only at 25% of the stated occupancy, which is a number initially determined by the local fire marshal […]

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