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Malaysian Cuisine Coming to Central Houston Via Phat Eatery Ghost Kitchen

Posted: August 3, 2020 at 5:12 pm   /   Breaking News, News, Restaurant Openings

Alex Auyeung, chef and owner of Katy’s highly acclaimed Malaysian street food restaurant Phat Eatery is launching a new inside-the-Loop, delivery-only food hall kitchen. Set to open in early September, the new establishment, called Phat Kitchen, is operating out of the new the Blodgett Food Hall at 2616 Blodgett, which is owned by CloudKitchens. The eatery […]

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Texas Again Orders Bars to Close, Restaurants to Reduce Capacity Amid Coronavirus Surge — Updated

Posted: June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am   /   Breaking News, News

After a record 5,996 new COVID-19 cases in Texas were reported yesterday, Governor Greg Abbott has ordered bars to once again close and restaurants to drop back to 50% guest occupancy. The order that restaurants reduce capacity goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, June 29. Bars are to close by noon on Friday, […]

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Abbott Announces Phase 3 Occupancy Increases for Texas Restaurants and Bars

Posted: June 3, 2020 at 6:14 pm   /   Breaking News, News

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced via press release that “Phase Three” of Texas’s reopening plan begins today. This phase includes several new provisions for bars and restaurants that will be rolled out over the next few days. Wednesday, June 3 “Bars and similar establishments may increase their capacity to 50% as long as patrons are […]

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Restaurants Can Open at 50% Capacity, Bars at 25% On May 22

Posted: May 18, 2020 at 2:52 pm   /   Breaking News, Featured, News

Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that restaurants can begin operating dining rooms at 50-percent capacity and that bars can open at 25-percent capacity on Friday, May 22. The announcement has been eagerly awaited by many independent restaurant and bar owners who are struggling with reduced or no revenue, and few avenues for financial help. […]

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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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