Jan 12, 2010 | 11:32 am
- Meat lovers, meet responsibility—Feast has announced they will no longer serve meat or meat products from factory farmed or intensively-raised animals. The source of all the proteins will be available on the Feast Web site and on the back of the menu.
- My Table reports via Twitter that The Wine Bucket on West Alabama, opened by Junico and Tracy Velarde in 2001, is closing its doors. All stock will be on sale through Jan. 23.
- Highland Village Farmers' Market (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday) has continued to add culinary goodies. The latest: preservative-free breads and pastries (like Tuscan beer bread, eggnog pecan scones and gooey ham and cheese croissants) from Angela's Ovens and cooking tips and recipes from Benjy's-Rice Village chef Dylan Murray every other week.
- Spec's has opened a new store, complete with a full-service deli, at Weslayan and Bissonnet.
- St. Regis's The Remington restaurant has unveiled a new menu, with new-classic American dishes like chile-braised short rib ravioli and Wasabi Tempura Tuna in the California "Unrolled."
- Forget about an apple a day—at Rice Village's new The Fruit Palette, fruit goes fancy in salad with fresh house-made dressing, tea, pastries, fruit cocktail and summer-ready frozen fruit bars. The grand opening on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. will feature live music as well as fruity treats.