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Restaurants and Organizations Join Forces on Houston Food Donations — Updated

POSTED: April 13, 2020 AT 7:01 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd launched Southern Smoke in 2015 to support his friend and former sommelier Antonio Gianola, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. In 2017, Southern Smoke shifted its focus to provide assistance to people in the food and beverage industry affected by Hurricane Harvey. When the COVID-19 crisis hit, Southern Smoke’s […]

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Adopt a Small Houston Food Business That’s a Perfect Match for You — Updated

POSTED: March 31, 2020 AT 1:42 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

Houstonians are the best at banding together in tough times and finding creative solutions. While much of the focus has been on sustaining Houston restaurants (and that is something that needs to continue), there’s another group of food businesses in need of support: local suppliers of food and drink. These include ranchers, farmers, small importers […]

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The Southern Smoke Festival in Houston Adds Dinner Event in Historic Venue for 2019 — Updated

POSTED: August 28, 2019 AT 5:40 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

On Sunday, October 6, the 5th Annual Southern Smoke Foundation Festival arrives on lower Westheimer, encompassing the grounds of Georgia James, Blacksmith and Legacy Community Health Center. The festival was started in 2015 to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in honor of well-respected sommelier, Antonio Gianola, who is one of the over […]

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