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Restaurants Honor Cleverley Stone With Dining Fundraisers — Updated

Posted: May 30, 2020 at 2:09 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

Radio and television host Cleverley Stone, founder of Houston Restaurant Weeks, had a long and storied history with Houston restaurants and the dining public that lasted over two decades. Earlier this week, she passed away after a very difficult battle with uterine cancer, which she went public with in order to encourage women to not […]

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Cleverley Stone

Houston Journalist Cleverley Stone Dies After Battle With Cancer

Posted: May 28, 2020 at 4:34 pm   /   News

Longtime Houston food journalist, radio host, television personality and founder of Houston Restaurant Weeks Cleverley Stone has passed away after several months battling uterine cancer. Stone publicly announced her diagnosis to her television audience on Fox 26 on October 18, 2019, her 68th birthday, and encouraged women to pay attention to their health. She followed […]

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Justin Turner of Bernie's Burger Bus

Homegrown Houston Burger Chain Says Goodbye — At Least For Now

Posted: May 28, 2020 at 10:34 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s been nearly a decade since a yellow school bus began appearing in the parking lot of Houston coffee shops to serve The Principal — a classic burger with cheese, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, onions, pickles, lettuce and garlic tomatoes. From that small but impressive beginning, Bernie’s Burger Bus and its […]

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Flying Pho service counter

Corporations & Independents Alike Are Betting On Ghost Kitchens

Posted: May 27, 2020 at 4:22 pm   /   News

Recently, kid-friendly entertainment venue Chuck E. Cheese was trending on Twitter, an odd occurrence even in these strange times. Although first reported in April, many consumers were just learning that the pizzas they had been ordering from Pasqually’s Pizza & Wings via third-party delivery services were being made at Chuck E. Cheese locations.  A Twitter user […]

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Habanera & The Guero pinata

“Restaurant: Impossible” Episode Featuring Habanera & The Guero Airing Tonight

Posted: May 21, 2020 at 12:26 pm   /   Houston in the Spotlight, News

Habanera & The Guero at 9902 Gulf Freeway, which is owned by Vanessa Lomeli and Ben Downing, received a $10,000 makeover from Food Network show “Restaurant: Impossible“, as well as from craftspeople and fans recruited to help. Tonight, the resulting episode — the first of “Restaurant: Impossible” season 17 and entitled “Fixing a Family in […]

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