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Restaurateur Shanon Scott of ROMA in Rice Village

Houston Italian Restaurant Turns to Technology to Bring Winemakers to Town — Virtually

Posted: May 20, 2020 at 11:11 am   /   News, Upcoming Events, Wine Tastings

The dining room closures spurred by COVID-19 prompted many Houston restaurateurs and wine bar owners to start thinking of new, creative ideas of what they could do to continue not only serving customers but expanding their culinary worlds and wine knowledge. In the case of ROMA — located in a historic home built in 1939 […]

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Texas Issues Detailed Rules for Reopening Bars — Updated

Posted: May 19, 2020 at 1:02 pm   /   Bars

At a press conference today, Texas governor Greg Abbott said that bars are allowed to reopen at 25% capacity on Friday, May 22, the same day that restaurants are allowed to increase occupancy to 50%. For the sake of clarity: a bar is defined as a business that earns 51% or more of its revenue […]

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Three Houston Restaurant Businesses Are Shedding Locations

Posted: May 19, 2020 at 10:30 am   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings

Treebeards, Ragin’ Cajun and Dak & Bop are all shuttering locations — in two cases, the oldest ones. Two are closing due to rent increases, while the other cites the coronavirus pandemic as one of the factors. Treebeards is Closing Its Oldest Location in Market Square As first reported by KHOU Channel 11, the longstanding […]

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Houston, We Have a Podcast!

Posted: May 16, 2020 at 12:08 pm   /   Featured, News

About six weeks ago, Houston Food Finder quietly rolled out a new podcast. (Those who follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter probably caught a few of the early episodes.) Called Houston Restaurant News Today, it’s hosted and produced by editor and publisher Phaedra Cook. The recent guests are associate editor, food historian and Foodways […]

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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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