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New burger palace, booming population and Kendrick Lamar lead week's top stories

New burger palace, booming population, Kendrick Lamar are top stories

Katy Freeway highway Interstate 10 traffic traffic jam March 2014
Houston traffic is only getting worse at the city leads the nation in population growth. HoustonCrash.com
Kendrick Lamar at ACL Live
Houston loves Kendrick Lamar. Photo by Daniel Cavazos
Killen's Burger logo
Ronnie Killen's latest project was the most read story of the week. Killen's Burger/Facebook
Himalaya fried chicken
Southern fried chicken with a twist at Himalaya. Photo by Eric Sandler
Jim Crane's Il Panchina, March 2016
Jim Crane has big restaurant plans for downtown Houston. Courtesy rendering
Katy Freeway highway Interstate 10 traffic traffic jam March 2014
Kendrick Lamar at ACL Live
Killen's Burger logo
Himalaya fried chicken
Jim Crane's Il Panchina, March 2016

Editor's note: It's time to recap the most popular stories on CultureMap from this past week:

1. Houston's meat king aims to open new burger palace on National Burger Day.  Ronnie Killen reveals details about his latest project.

2. Houston just keeps on growing: Population gain is fastest in the nation. No wonder traffic has gotten worse.

3. Kendrick Lamar joins superstar lineup at free March Madness Music Festival. There's lots of excitement over the superstar singer's free concert.

4. Houston's best Indian restaurant offers a creative spin on Southern fried chicken. What happens when a Pakistani chef turns his attention to classic Southern fried chicken? The results are heavenly.

5. Astros owner gives the inside scoop on his two new restaurants near Minute Maid Park.  Jim Crane becomes a restaurateur and spills details on his plans to enhance the downtown dining scene.