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The Original OKRA Charity Saloon Celebrates One Million Donated Dollars With A Big Bash

POSTED: October 4, 2017 AT 1:27 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need

When members of the Organized Kollaboration on Restaurant Affairs (aka “OKRA”) opened The Original OKRA Charity Saloon in December 2012, the concept of a bar that donated all profits to charity seemed like a good idea, but it was untested. Five years later, it’s safe to say the bar’s mission has been extremely successful. The […]

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This Year’s Southern Smoke Helps Houston Hospitality Pros Affected By Harvey—Updated

POSTED: September 11, 2017 AT 2:56 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

Over the past two years, the Southern Smoke fundraiser organized by the HOUBBQ Collective (Chris Shepherd of Underbelly, Ryan Pera of Coltivare, Justin Yu of Better Luck Tomorrow and The Pass & Provision’s Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan) has raised almost half a million dollars for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. However, in the wake of […]

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Dine, Drink, Party and Donate For Harvey Relief In Houston—Updated

POSTED: September 4, 2017 AT 12:46 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

Last updated 9/20/17, 1:53 p.m. As the flood waters from Hurricane Harvey began to recede, restaurants all over Houston’s vast sprawl cranked into gear, offering meals for first responders, stir-crazy diners and anyone else patient enough to navigate around closed streets. In the shadow of Houstonians filling out FEMA forms, volunteering their time and donating […]

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