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Long-Awaited The Burger Joint in the Heights Is Now Open

Posted: February 21, 2020 at 10:56 am   /   Burgers, Food Finds

The highly anticipated opening of The Burger Joint’s Heights location at 2002 North Shepherd is finally here. News first broke of the upcoming second location way back in late 2016, but the locale (formerly a gas station) presented some unexpected hurdles when it came to construction. However, the delay allowed business partners Shawn Bermudez and […]

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Crowd-Pleasing Houston Coffee Shop Crawl is Back for Its Seventh Year

Posted: February 19, 2020 at 7:00 am   /   Coffee, Food Finds

The 7th Annual Caffeine Crawl heads to Houston this weekend for a two-day, six-route event. Each route makes five stops and runs about 3 hours in length. A limited number of tickets remain for Friday, February 21 but there are still several routes on Saturday, February 22 available. Start times for the routes range from […]

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Luxe Houston Creole Restaurant Hosts Traveling Red Beans & Rice Pop-Up Dinner

Posted: January 17, 2020 at 5:38 pm   /   Creole & Cajun, News

Red beans and rice served on Mondays is a long-standing Southern tradition since the 19th century when Monday was laundry day. The one pot meal was a simple solution for time-strapped folks and also utilized Sunday’s leftover ham bone. In contrast, modern renditions typically include andouille sausage. Brennan’s of Houston at 3300 Smith is honoring […]

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Whataburger’s Breakfast Burger Is Still Here — For Now!

Posted: January 17, 2020 at 3:26 pm   /   News

Why choose between breakfast and lunch when you can have both — at the same time? Whataburger has answered the call with a Breakfast Burger that debuted in September 2019. Though intended as a limited time offering, the sandwich’s popularity inspired the company to extend its availability. “Our fans really enjoyed not having to make […]

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Kenny Freeman of Bad News Bar

Houston Bartender Selected As Finalist In National Rum Competition

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 8:00 am   /   Bars, Bartenders You Should Know

It’s fair to say that Kenny Freeman of Captain Foxheart’s Bad News Bar at 308 Main is one of Houston’s most enduring bartenders. It’s not the easiest profession, yet he’s been a familiar face for more than a decade at top establishments that also include Anvil Bar & Refuge and Julep. Now, he is representing […]

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