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Cafe Ginger's future and Ballet Ball gowns top this week's most popular stories

Cafe Ginger's future and Ballet Ball gowns are this week's top stories

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KHOU news anchor Rekha Muddaraj looked stunning at the Ballet Ball.  Photo courtesy of Jacob Power Photography

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

1. Popular River Oaks Chinese restaurant plans to relocate nearby and expand to Post Oak. Cafe Ginger will open a new location next to Caracol in the Galleria-area this month and will relocate a little farther down West Gray in 2018.

2. Best gowns at the Houston Ballet Ball: A night of Enchantment brings out the glitz and glamour. The Houston Ballet Ball gave the Oscars a run for its money with a wide array of gorgeous gowns.

3. A surprise winner spices up Rodeo Best Bites culinary competition. Merlion on 4th, a Thai restaurant in Seabrook, took the top prize at this year's Rodeo Uncorked! Best Bites competition.

4. Eat and drink on the cheap: 12 can't-miss happy hour deals at new restaurants and fave haunts. Learn about happy hour deals on food and drinks at some of Houston's best new restaurants, including Xochi, Field & Tides, and Nobie's

5. Red hot red carpet: Best and worst gowns on Oscar's unbelievable night. In his Oscar fashion recap, CultureMap editor-in-chief Clifford Pugh praised stars like Moonlight's Janelle Monae and panned those who missed the mark, like model/cookbook author Chrissy Teigen.