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Legendary Houston Restaurateur Tony Vallone Has Passed Away

POSTED: September 10, 2020 AT 11:55 am   /   Breaking News, News

After years of struggling with undisclosed health issues, legendary Houston restaurateur Tony Vallone of the iconic Tony’s died on Wednesday, September 9, at the age of 75. Founded by Vallone in 1965, this year was the 55th anniversary of his acclaimed original restaurant, a spot that defined fine dining, elegant Italian fare and outstanding service […]

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2020 Houston Restaurant Weeks Extended to Unprecedented Duration

POSTED: August 31, 2020 AT 9:30 am   /   Breaking News, News

During this time of extraordinary need for restaurants and Houstonians alike, Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW) is extending the annual fundraiser until September 30, 2020. That means for the first time ever, diners get to enjoy the special set-price menus from hundreds of restaurants around town for a full two months. Originally the fundraiser was to […]

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H-E-B Closing Houston Grocery Stores Early Ahead of Hurricane Laura

POSTED: August 26, 2020 AT 11:51 am   /   Breaking News, News

Texas grocery store chain H-E-B is limiting its hours due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Laura. All Houston-area stores, including the H-E-B-owned Central Market and Mi Tienda locations, are closing today, Wednesday, August 26, at 6 p.m. The closings include onsite store gas stations and pharmacies. Stores located closer to the Gulf Coast are […]

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James Beard Foundation Cancels 2020 Chef and Restaurant Awards

POSTED: August 20, 2020 AT 12:51 pm   /   Breaking News, Featured, News

In an unprecedented move, the James Beard Foundation has canceled its annual chef and restaurant awards, which were supposed to be announced on Friday, September 25, 2020 in Chicago. The organization will not name winners in categories such as Best New Restaurant, Outstanding Restaurant, Rising Star of the Year and regional chef awards, including Best […]

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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┬áis 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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