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ChipMonk Chocolate Chip Low Carb Keto Gluten Free Cookie

Shake Off the Stay-at-Home Blues With These Guilt-Free Houston Cookies

Posted: May 14, 2020 at 3:46 pm   /   Food Finds, Sweets

“Healthy treats” always sounds like an oxymoron. Either it’s a treat worth abandoning all virtue for, or it’s not worth eating. However, some people, such as those fighting diabetes, don’t have a choice, yet still deserve treats. Others just want a healthier option. To meet these needs, Houston business ChipMonk Baking, which was founded by […]

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Dolce Vita

Longstanding Montrose Restaurant Dolce Vita Set to Close Soon

Posted: May 14, 2020 at 10:55 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

After nearly a year on the market, owner and chef Marco Wiles says that Dolce Vita Pizzeria Enoteca at 500 Westheimer is now sold. He declined to name the purchaser, only saying that it is an investment group. “I have no idea what their plans are,” he said. Sunday, May 24, is the last day […]

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Texas Issues Detailed Rules For Reopening Restaurants — Updated

Posted: April 27, 2020 at 6:20 pm   /   Breaking News, News

Texas governor Greg Abbott’s office has issued a guide called Open Texas, which is available as a downloadable PDF. The booklet includes a section of Minimum Standard Health Protocols for restaurants to follow upon reopening, which is allowed on May 1 but with only 25 percent occupancy. Updated, 5/21/20, 9:55 a.m.: The Open Texas guidelines […]

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Texas Governor Says Restaurants — But Not Bars — Can Open on May 1 — Updated

Posted: April 27, 2020 at 3:25 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

In a mid-afternoon press conference, Texas governor Greg Abbott said that he’s allowing his stay-at-home order to expire as planned at midnight on April 30. On May 1, restaurants are allowed to resume dine-in services — but only at 25% of the stated occupancy, which is a number initially determined by the local fire marshal […]

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Chef Mark Schmidt of Rainbow Lodge plates meals to be distributed to unemployed hospitality members via Houston Shift Mea

What Houston Dining Will Look Like After the Stay-At-Home Order is Lifted

Posted: April 27, 2020 at 11:31 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

In what feels like six years ago but was only a little over six weeks ago, Houston dining rooms were still open and serving. The days leading up to March 16 — the date when judge Lina Hidalgo issued the stay-at-home order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Harris County — proved to be […]

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