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Some people love the Thanksgiving Day meal so much they need a second round during the holidays. “We usually repeat the meal for Christmas Day,” says restaurateur Johnny Carrabba, “the ...
Racist Bar Attack?
Kung Fu Saloon, a bar chain famous for its arcade games — oh, and enforcing dress code policies that patrons in Austin and Dallas have criticized as racist — is under fire ...
New All Night Restaurant
As it prepares to celebrate its seventh anniversary on Black Friday, local Cajun chain BB's Cafe isn't looking to rest on its laurels. Having successfully opened outside the ...
Thanksgiving Food Secrets
Thanksgiving Day is about family, friends and food. Lots of food. Most people have their own traditions for the holiday. Maybe you spend hours in the kitchen preparing a feast ...
Murder Stuns Restaurant World
Houston Police are searching for clues in the murder of Joe Angel Ramos, a long-time fixture in Houston's restaurant community. Ramos's body was found Nov. 18  in the ...
Major Restaurant Changes
The process that began when Hubbell & Hudson unexpectedly closed its market in The Woodlands Waterway will reach its next phase on Dec. 1 when the remodeled Hubbell & Hudson Bistro opens ...
Pix of the Day
What would you do for free pizza? How much would you pay for the privilege of earning a slice a day forever? For about 100 Houstonians on Sunday, the answers ...
Stellar Side Dishes
We all have our favorite, can't-miss Thanksgiving side dishes. This year, go above and beyond the usual suspects and mix things up with these eight unique options from Houston ...
Another Restaurant Closes
Looks like the naysayers were right. When sushi restaurant Fish & The Knife opened in February, restaurant industry insiders predicted doom for the concept that blended a sushi restaurant with a ...
Procrastinator's Guide To Thanksgiving
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to start making arrangements if you don't already have a Turkey Day feast planned. Use CultureMap's guide — with options ...
Fast Food Challenge
With pizza tastes in America scaling up, Pizza Hut's launched a new menu on with new crust flavors, "skinny" pizzas and premium ingredients. In a press release, Pizza Hut ...
Up To Speed Video
Aunt Bertha is gluten free. Uncle Albert is gluten free. And even your second cousin once removed, Sven, has decided that gluten is a huge evil that's the cause ...
Exclusive Restaurant News
It's time for Treadsack to come clean. For over a year, the ambitious, Heights-based restaurant group has been telling diners that Foreign Correspondents, its Thai concept led by chef ...
Barbecue Game Changer
Houston is undeniably in the middle of a barbecue renaissance. Places like CorkScrew BBQ in Spring and Killen's Barbecue in Pearland can hold their own with the best pitmasters ...
Foodie Scandal
Hell hath no fury like a Texas barbecue lover scorned. Following the publication of a downright sacrilegious article about Austin barbecue in the Wall Street Journal, barbecue lovers took to ...
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