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The Original OKRA Charity Saloon Celebrates One Million Donated Dollars With A Big Bash

Posted: October 4, 2017 at 1:27 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need

When members of the Organized Kollaboration on Restaurant Affairs (aka “OKRA”) opened The Original OKRA Charity Saloon in December 2012, the concept of a bar that donated all profits to charity seemed like a good idea, but it was untested. Five years later, it’s safe to say the bar’s mission has been extremely successful. The […]

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Killen's STQ door sign

Killen’s STQ Adds Lunch Service

Posted: October 3, 2017 at 11:17 am   /   News

Killen’s STQ at 2231 South Voss will soon be available for some meat-centric power lunches—but only three days a week. Starting on October 5, chef Ronnie Killen’s only restaurant within Houston city limits (for now) will open for lunch Thursdays through Saturdays. The hours are from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Killen’s STQ then closes […]

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2016 Zest In The West

Swanky Tasting Event Returns To Westchase For Its 10th Anniversary

Posted: September 28, 2017 at 12:26 pm   /   News

Wednesday, October 18 is the decade mark for the popular Zest In The West wine showcase, tasting event and food competition. It will be at Château Crystale at 2517 South Gessner from 6 to 10 p.m. and tickets are available online. This year, there are multiple ticket levels, depending on how “VIP” you want to feel. […]

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Black Hill Ranch team at 2016 Butcher's Ball

Don’t-Miss Food Event: Head To The Texas Countryside For The Butcher’s Ball

Posted: September 27, 2017 at 2:05 pm   /   Food Festivals

Last year’s Butcher’s Ball at the Rockin’ Star Ranch in Brenham was such a rollicking good time that it will be back for a second year on October 15, 2017. In addition to meaty bites prepared by top Texas chefs (of course there’s also a competition to see whose are best), the event features a […]

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Scott Street H-E-B freezer

Weeks After Hurricane Harvey, Grocery Essentials Can Still Be Scarce In Houston

Posted: September 26, 2017 at 12:22 pm   /   News

Christa Havican is a bartender, and that means she works until the wee hours. “My hours and eating schedule are nothing near normal,” she says. Grocery visits after midnight happen at 24-hour Kroger stores in Montrose or off of I-10, even though neither are close to home. Her closer option is the H‑E‑B at 6102 […]

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