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Forthcoming Rice Box Storefront Channels
“Neo-Chinese Takeout” Vibe

POSTED: January 20, 2017 AT 3:36 pm   /   News

After 18 months of development, The Rice Box, which started as a food truck, is about to have a street level brick-and-mortar location. It is slated to “soft open” on Chinese New Year, which is on Saturday, January 28. Owner John Peterson’s first expansion of the truck’s Chinese-American style food was at a counter-service spot […]

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Founders of Anvil Bar & Refuge, Underbelly and More Separate Business Interests

POSTED: January 17, 2017 AT 6:17 pm   /   News

In a joint statement, Houston bar and restaurant owners Bobby Heugel and Kevin Floyd have announced they are splitting up their business interests. Heugel is getting Floyd’s ownership in Anvil Bar & Refuge, The Pastry War and The Nightingale Room while Heugel is relinquishing his in The Hay Merchant, Underbelly and Blacksmith. They’ll continue to […]

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Houston Restaurant Weeks Fundraiser Posts Another Record-Breaking Year

POSTED: January 11, 2017 AT 10:00 am   /   News

In an announcement this morning via both press release and live broadcast on Fox 26, Houston Restaurant Weeks founder Cleverley Stone revealed that the annual fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank posted its most impressive results to-date for last year’s effort. The event, a highly anticipated one by Houston diners every August, raised $2,015,157.77 in […]

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Upcoming Houston Competition Showcases One Of The World’s Most Coveted Ingredients: Truffles

POSTED: January 9, 2017 AT 8:44 pm   /   News

More than 20 of Houston’s top chefs will gather at the Hobby Center For the Performing Arts on Monday, January 16 to prove who can make the most delectable dish with one of the world’s most coveted delicacies: black truffles. It’s the third year of The Truffle Masters competition (formerly named the Houston Truffle Chef Charity […]

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