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Sudden steakhouse closure and Top Texans Under 30 top this week's headlines

Sudden steakhouse closure and Top Texans Under 30 lead the week

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The Melt's arrival in Houston was among the week's most popular stories. Courtesy photo

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

1. Prominent Houston restaurant family suddenly closes casual steakhouse. After two years in business, Pappas Meat Co. closed on Labor Day.

2. Amazon introduces no-cost delivery from 100 Houston restaurants. Delivery from places like Hay Merchant, Carrabba's, and Dak & Bop is just a click away thanks to the service, which is included in the cost of an Amazon Prime membership.

3. New locally-owned coffee shop brings inner loop style to Bellaire Triangle. Dandelion Cafe serves locally-roasted Greenway Coffee, pastries from Weights + Measures, and homemade sandwiches and salads.

4. Meet the winners in the first-ever Top Texans Under 30. Our panel of expert judges picked the state's budding power players.

5. All-natural grilled cheese restaurant chain plans 20 Houston-area locations. The city's first location of The Melt will open at Baybrook Mall in November.

6. Shelby's Guide to the Fall Social Season: Deciphering H-Town's amazing array of charity parties. The upcoming charity season offers something for everyone whether your idea of money well-spent runs to medicine, the arts, education, saving animals, etc.