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Drink And Eat For A Good Cause At Annual Wine And Food Fest in Katy

Posted: October 17, 2018 at 8:00 am   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News

The 16th annual Katy Sip N Stroll returns to Villagio Town Center on November 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. (VIP passes grant early access at 5 p.m.). Tickets are $35 for general admission and $65 for VIP passes. Purchase tickets here. In addition to the early admission time, VIP passes include access to an exclusive area for premium wines […]

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Annual Italian Festival in Houston Offers Wine, Pasta, Cookies & an Overall Good Time

Posted: October 3, 2018 at 2:16 pm   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News

Festa Italiana, Houston’s annual Italian festival hosted by the Italian Cultural and Community Center, turns 40 this year. The four-day event celebrates the food, music and culture of Italy and runs from October 11 through 14 on the grounds of the University of St. Thomas at 3800 Montrose. Admission is free from 5 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, […]

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Original Greek Festival Returns to Houston in October with Great Food and Community Spirit

Posted: September 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News

This year’s Original Greek Festival runs from October 4 through 7 on the grounds of the newly renovated Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 3511 Yoakum. It is an extravaganza of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Tickets are $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free. On Friday, October 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

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Now Open: Houston Chef Star Spices Up New Theater District Restaurant

Posted: September 21, 2018 at 1:51 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Diana American Grill opened quietly on September 11 inside the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. It takes over the space vacated earlier this year by Artista. Spectrum Concessions and Catering is behind the new space and chef Robert Del Grande (Cafe Annie and The Grove) is lending his signature style to the menu. The restaurant […]

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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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