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New Houston Restaurant Squable from Better Luck Tomorrow Owners Debuts This Spring in The Heights

Posted: February 11, 2019 at 1:39 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

After months of breathless media speculation, Bobby Heugel, James Beard Award-winning chef Justin Yu and Steve Flippo, partners in Better Luck Tomorrow, have released official details on Squable, the new restaurant going into the former Southern Goods space. (Yes, it’s “Squable” with one “b,” not two, which refers not only to frivolous disagreements but is also a silly […]

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Junior's Produce at the Houston Farmers Market

New Produce Market Opens in the Former Canino’s Spot at the Houston Farmers Market — Updated

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 11:31 am   /   Featured, News

A new market called Junior’s Produce is opening on Saturday, February 9 in the space formerly occupied by the old beloved Canino’s Produce at 2520 Airline in the Houston Farmers Market. According to a press release from building owner MLB Capital Partners, the new vendor’s offerings include “Texas produce and farm fresh goods from across […]

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Treebeards barbecue shrimp and grits

Treebeards Celebrates its 40th Anniversary with Guest Chefs & a $1.95 Dish

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 10:28 am   /   Creole & Cajun, Featured, Food Finds

Treebeards has long been a downtown Houston staple thanks to its rib-sticking, affordable Cajun dishes such as gumbo, étouffée and red beans and rice. The company is now up to five restaurants but it’s been 40 years since the original opened. To celebrate, all Treebeards locations are featuring dishes created by James Beard Award-winning chef […]

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Perry's Pork Chop

Perry’s Steakhouse Wants Fans to Post Praise for a Chance at Free Pork Chops

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 4:19 pm   /   News

Three lucky (and slightly shameless) Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille fans are going to win a year’s worth of Friday pork chop lunches. Specifically, to mark its 40th anniversary, the company is giving away 52 “Pork Chop Friday” lunch gift cards that are redeemable on Fridays between 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at any Perry’s Steakhouse […]

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Sarah Troxell Speed Rack regional win

Houstonian Wins All-Female Bartender Competition and is Heading to the National Finals — Updated

Posted: January 29, 2019 at 9:26 am   /   Bartenders You Should Know, Featured, News

Nobie’s bar manager Sarah Troxell won last night’s regional South Central Speed Rack competition. The win means that she’ll go on to the national Speed Rack finals held in Chicago. Houston bartenders Sarah Davies of Tiny Boxwoods and Zulco Rodriguez of Anvil Bar & Refuge also competed. Watch the video below by Houston Food Finder […]

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