No boos, only cheers for Houston Texans at sellout Reliant Stadium foodfest
What: Taste of the Texans.
Where: The Verizon West Club at Reliant Stadium.
The 411: A sellout crowd of 750 poured in for the fifth annual night where players, big-name chefs and fans mix it up for the Houston Food Bank. Monday night's crowd raised more than $330,000 while sampling party fare from 25 restaurants including Del Frisco’s Grille, RDG+Bar Annie, Mr. Peeples, Reef, Nara, Vic & Anthony’s, MAX’s Wine Dive, Corner Table and Underbelly. Autograph seekers were invited to hand over their footballs and pens as the two dozen team members and staff obliged.
Who:Hannah and Cal McNair, JennyMyers, Mimi and Robert Del Grande, Jamie and Greg Grissom, Patty and Art Melinder, Jamey Rootes, Kenny Houston, Chester Pitts, Lacy Dalcour Salas and Jason Salas, Chris Shepherd, Whitney Mercilus and Channing Grigsby.
Players included: Owen Daniels, Garrett Graham, Chris Myers, David Quessenberry, DeAndre Hopkins, Shane Lechler, Jon Weeks, Whitney Mercilus, D.J. Swearinger and Jawanza Starling.