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Love is Blind's big cast reveal of young Houston singles leads week's top stories
Editor's note: It's time to recap the top stories on CultureMap from this past week.
1. Meet the cast of young Houston singles ready to mingle in Netflix's Love is Blind Season 5. At first glance, the 15 men and 15 women come off casual, down-to-earth, funny, and quite photogenic — in short, totally Houston.
2. Ken Hoffman recalls the most memorable moments he shared with the legend Jimmy Buffett. "He was a beloved original who will be missed dearly," our columnist writes.
3. Downtown whiskey bar now pouring rare vintage spirits thanks to new state law. For the first time, Texas restaurants and bars can legally pour spirits such as Wild Turkey from the '70s.
4. Spacey WashAve cocktail bar-pizzeria opens in Montrose with must-try 'ironclad' pies. Having a full kitchen brings an expanded menu that includes fried spaghetti balls.
5. The Ultimate Houston Burger Draft: We select city's must-try burgers, fries, and shakes. Our panel of local food experts picked their favorite burgers, fries, and shakes in six categories.