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Houston Taco Truck Pop-Up in The Heights Benefits Local Online Food Publication

Posted: June 20, 2019 at 9:49 am   /   Feed The Need, News, Upcoming Events

Sponsored Event It’s pretty common knowledge that finding financial support for local publications is tough these days. Houston Food Finder was on the brink of shutting down a few weeks ago when the community rallied to save it. Readers stepped forward and contributed to either a GoFundMe campaign started by Hometown Social’s Rachel Lewis or […]

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Taste of the Naton

Houston Chefs Band Together to Fight Childhood Hunger at Annual Event

Posted: May 9, 2019 at 5:03 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

One of the nation’s biggest charitable tasting events, Taste of the Nation, is returning to Houston on May 22. This year, it’s at Silver Street Studios at 2000 Edwards. All of the proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry, a non-profit organization that works to ensure that school-aged children have access to three nutritious meals a day. […]

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Chris Shepherd with Southern Smoke smoker

Pitmaker Replaces Stolen Pit Just in Time for Southern Smoke Spring Events in Houston — Updated

Posted: February 25, 2019 at 5:24 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

A week after New Year’s Day, thieves stole a big, expensive barbecue pit used to raise money for charity. Specifically, it was the big Pitmaker pit enveloped in a turquoise wrapper use for the annual Southern Smoke Foundation festival. The mobile pit was parked as usual at executive chef Chris Shepherd’s restaurant, One Fifth, when […]

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Bread Man white bread loaves

The Houston-Area Restaurants & Bars Helping Federal Workers During the Government Shutdown — Updated

Posted: January 17, 2019 at 9:33 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

So far, there’s still no end in sight for the government shutdown that started on December 22. That means that federal employees have now missed multiple paydays and many are on the edge financially. It’s an especially unfair situation for those who are designated as essential workers and still have to show up for the […]

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Three Significant People to Houston Hospitality Are Battling Serious Illnesses — Updated

Posted: January 11, 2019 at 2:18 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

“Hospitality” and “hospital” may sound similar, but one is fun and the other is terrible. Unfortunately, two three of Houston’s most dedicated women of hospitality are facing both due to recent cancer diagnoses. Lucia Cordúa (wife of restaurateur Michael Cordúa, mother of chef David Cordúa and a strong presence in all of their business endeavors) is […]

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