Month: August 2020

Restaurant Workers Aren’t OK: Charities Issue Urgent Plea for Federal Assistance

POSTED: August 31, 2020 AT 12:24 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

Leaders of the Southern Smoke Foundation and the Restaurant Workers Community Foundation have released an urgent plea explaining just how dire the current economic crisis is for hospitality workers. In Houston alone, dining rooms are currently operating at 50% of regular guest occupancy. Bar workers are even worse off. Bars have been completely closed for […]

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2020 Houston Restaurant Weeks Extended to Unprecedented Duration

POSTED: August 31, 2020 AT 9:30 am   /   Breaking News, News

During this time of extraordinary need for restaurants and Houstonians alike, Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW) is extending the annual fundraiser until September 30, 2020. That means for the first time ever, diners get to enjoy the special set-price menus from hundreds of restaurants around town for a full two months. Originally the fundraiser was to […]

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Houston H-E-B Stores Return to Normal; All Locations Open — Updated

POSTED: August 27, 2020 AT 9:31 am   /   News

Yesterday, Texas grocery store chain H-E-B closed all its Houston-area stores, early in advance of Hurricane Laura, including Central Market and Mi Tienda locations. Now that the Category 4 storm has made landfall and is on a definitive track through Louisiana, the Houston-area stores are back to normal hours as of today. Updated, 8/30/20, 10:46 […]

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Reserve a Cozy, Private Space for Small-Group Dining at Rainbow Lodge

POSTED: August 26, 2020 AT 12:30 pm   /   Food Finds, Sponsored

Sponsored As we all adjust to the new normal of mid-pandemic dining, Rainbow Lodge is here with the perfect solution: intimate private spaces for small-groups! We have plenty of options that accommodate safe social distancing while still retaining the enjoyment of dining out with friends, family and co-workers. Choose one of our indoor rooms, complete […]

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