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Take The Fun Home: Check Our Curated Houston Restaurant To-Go & Delivery Meal Packs!

Posted: July 1, 2020 at 4:58 pm   /   Deals, Food Finds, To-Go & Delivery

In light of the current situation with COVID-19 in the Harris County area, it’s understandable that many people are choosing to eat and drink at home instead of inside restaurant dining rooms, even with an occupancy limit recently reduced to 50%. Bar areas are completely closed for seating right now, too. Regardless, people still need […]

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Governor Greg Abbott

Texas Again Orders Bars to Close, Restaurants to Reduce Capacity Amid Coronavirus Surge — Updated

Posted: June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am   /   Breaking News, News

After a record 5,996 new COVID-19 cases in Texas were reported yesterday, Governor Greg Abbott has ordered bars to once again close and restaurants to drop back to 50% guest occupancy. The order that restaurants reduce capacity goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, June 29. Bars are to close by noon on Friday, […]

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Houston Fire Department chief Samuel Peña

Houston Fire Department Releases Video of Bar 5015 Arson, Asks Public For ID Help

Posted: June 18, 2020 at 11:23 am   /   Bars

On June 12, Houstonians as far as two miles away were startled just before 5 a.m. when the deck and right side of Bar 5015 at 5015 Almeda exploded into rubble. Wood and other debris were shot over 100 feet down the block and into a parking lot across the street. At a news conference […]

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Restaurant & Bar Owners Navigate COVID-19 With Scant Government Rules to Follow

Posted: June 18, 2020 at 8:11 am   /   Featured, News

with research contributions by Katricia Lang The Texas and Harris County stay-at-home orders that shut down restaurant dining rooms and bars in mid-March to delay the spread of COVID-19 was only the first phase of a brutal situation that has pummeled businesses. Reopening, which started in phases on May 1, has come with new problems. […]

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Tiger Saté

Silver Lining: A Houstonian Used The COVID Shut-Down to Start a Local Food Business

Posted: June 15, 2020 at 11:15 am   /   Food Finds, Vietnamese

An Dao is a trained medical researcher by trade. With the COVID-19 shutdown in mid-March, though, which included certain segments of the medical profession, she found herself with unexpected free time. She used it to start Pantry By Nature, a business that sells Tiger Saté, a Vietnamese-style chili sauce, in mild, medium and hot heat levels. […]

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