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Popular Houston Fundraiser Featuring Award-Winning Chefs Returns in September 2018

Posted: September 5, 2018 at 4:47 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

The 2018 Southern Smoke festival is taking place on September 30 and features nine chefs from across the country who represent some of the nation’s best restaurants. Chef and owner Chris Shepherd of One Fifth, UB Preserv and the forthcoming Georgia James, created the festival in 2015 after learning his friend, sommelier Antonio Gianola of Houston Wine […]

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Negroni at The Hay Merchant

Negroni Week 2018: The Houston Bars & Restaurants Making Cocktails For Charity – Updated

Posted: May 30, 2018 at 12:29 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

Negroni Week is returning on June 4 and runs through June 10. It’s a national, week-long celebration of the classic cocktail that also fundraisers for many different charities. Launched in 2013 by Imbibe magazine and Campari, Negroni Week has raised more than $1.5 million for charitable causes. Bars and restaurants across the Bayou City are […]

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Taste of the Naton

Top Houston Chefs Rally Again For Tasting Event Benefiting “No Kid Hungry”

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 2:15 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

Annual charitable event Taste of the Nation returns on May 22 and Houston chefs are lending their time and considerable culinary skill to make sure it’s a night to remember. Proceeds go to No Kid Hungry, a national organization dedicated to providing meals for children in need. Hosted this year at Silver Street Studios, the […]

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Empty Bowls Event Gives Houstonians A Chance To Own A Unique And Meaningful Dish

Posted: April 9, 2018 at 12:01 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

Many of Houston’s food-centric events highlight luxurious meals and big festivals. By contrast, the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser turns the metaphorical tables by focusing on those for whom even just reliable meals is luxury. Local ceramists, woodturners and mixed media artists donate bowls that are auctioned or sold to the public. Proceeds from the Houston event go […]

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Keels & Wheels Uncorked Matches Food And Wine With Classic Cars

Posted: March 20, 2018 at 10:57 am   /   Feed The Need, News

Houstonians who love the visual feast of classic cars served alongside food and wine tasting should check out Keels & Wheels Uncorked on Thursday, March 22. It’s being hosted at the Bentley Showroom, 1530 West Loop South and serves as the annual kick-off of Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance event. (That event is later this year: […]

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