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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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2020 James Beard Award Nominees Include Five Houston Finalists — Updated

Posted: May 4, 2020 at 4:07 pm   /   Breaking News, Chefs You Should Know, Featured, News

To help add a touch of joy in one of the darkest times in restaurant and bar history, the James Beard Foundation opted to go ahead and reveal the list of 2020 award finalists. While there are a few bright spots for Houston, only three of the 14 area semifinalists for the restaurant awards made […]

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As Texas Reopens, the Hospitality Industry Faces Hard Decisions

Posted: April 30, 2020 at 2:23 pm   /   Featured, News

Around 10 p.m. on Friday, March 13, Grotto server Luis Amora noticed that the staff at a nearby downtown hotel were gathered in a banquet hall. Since it was late for a staff meeting, he wondered if the hotel was closing. Amora’s concerns were not unfounded. Just a few days earlier, the Houston Livestock Show […]

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Emergency Loans Dry Up, Leaving Houston Restaurant Owners Empty-Handed

Posted: April 16, 2020 at 2:41 pm   /   Featured, News

This morning, the White House announced that the $350 billion earmarked for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is completely depleted. In addition, the separate Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) is also low on funds. This means many Houston-area restaurant and bar owners will continue to endure difficult financial situations. They will be […]

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Karbach Beer Pledges Support to the Southern Smoke Foundation

Posted: April 14, 2020 at 4:33 pm   /   Bars, Breweries, Featured

Karbach Brewing Co., a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has announced a new commitment to support a charity that is in turn helping members of the hospitality industry — many of whom are out of work due to the COVID-19 situation. The brewing company will be supporting chef Chris Shepherd’s Southern Smoke Foundation through its sales […]

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