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Hospitality Employees Can Now Get Free Mental Health Care

Posted: May 29, 2020 at 11:08 am   /   News

Food and drink brings us joy, but the professional business of preparing it is often hard, grueling work. Restaurant and bar jobs are often low-paying, high-pressure positions that require long hours, late nights and spending holidays at work instead of at home. Many bar and restaurant employees do not have health insurance or have inadequate […]

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Cleverley Stone

Houston Journalist Cleverley Stone Dies After Battle With Cancer

Posted: May 28, 2020 at 4:34 pm   /   News

Longtime Houston food journalist, radio host, television personality and founder of Houston Restaurant Weeks Cleverley Stone has passed away after several months battling uterine cancer. Stone publicly announced her diagnosis to her television audience on Fox 26 on October 18, 2019, her 68th birthday, and encouraged women to pay attention to their health. She followed […]

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Justin Turner of Bernie's Burger Bus

Homegrown Houston Burger Chain Says Goodbye — At Least For Now

Posted: May 28, 2020 at 10:34 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s been nearly a decade since a yellow school bus began appearing in the parking lot of Houston coffee shops to serve The Principal — a classic burger with cheese, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, onions, pickles, lettuce and garlic tomatoes. From that small but impressive beginning, Bernie’s Burger Bus and its […]

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Corporations & Independents Alike Are Betting On Ghost Kitchens

Posted: May 27, 2020 at 4:22 pm   /   News

Recently, kid-friendly entertainment venue Chuck E. Cheese was trending on Twitter, an odd occurrence even in these strange times. Although first reported in April, many consumers were just learning that the pizzas they had been ordering from Pasqually’s Pizza & Wings via third-party delivery services were being made at Chuck E. Cheese locations.  A Twitter user […]

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Farewell, Dolce Vita, and Thanks For the Memories

Posted: May 26, 2020 at 3:30 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Guest writer Lisa Hopkins has lived in the Heights area for almost 10 years, and in Houston for almost 20. She says some of her favorite things about the city are its incredible food, restaurants and bars, and she’s proud to support local neighborhood spots and independent journalism. When she’s not following all of the […]

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