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Indulge in Houston’s 2019 Restaurant Weeks

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Houston’s restaurant week(s) is one of the biggest events of the year, where over 25 restaurants participate to raise money for The Houston Food Bank. Since the inaugural event in 2003, Houston Restaurant Weeks has become the biggest fundraiser of its kind in the United States, raising over $14.7 million to date. This week not only were the list of restaurants announced but some of their menus as well. Keep Reading

Monkey’s Tail Bar Opens in North Houston

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Located in the Lindale Park neighborhood, Monkey’s Tail was inspired by the nearby train station – a monkey’s tail is slang for the handle known to move the train tracks. The group of industry veterans that opened the bar combined their Mexican-American backgrounds to create a place where mid-century modern meets hole-in-the-wall vintage vibes. Filled with pool tables, lounge areas and a large dog-friendly patio it is bound to be the newest go-to neighborhood bar.  Keep Reading

McCormick & Schmick’s Has a Fresh New Look

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McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks, a leader in the steakhouse industry since the ’70s, recently debuted their new name, M&S Seafood, Steaks & Oysters, and a new look at their Uptown Park location. The updated modern interiors include fresh white marble walls and light lighting to create an inviting atmosphere to enjoy what USA Today called, the best Happy Hour in America.  Keep Reading

New Heights Restaurant Focuses on Transparency & Global Taste

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Owners Xavier and Mari Godoy are high school sweethearts from Venezuela who have a love of international cuisine. After years of working in the Oil & Gas field in Houston, the couple had the idea to open a restaurant where people left saying “You know what? I felt like I went to a friend’s house and had the best meal ever.” In January 2019 Mastrantos, an intimate and contemporary restaurant with international cuisine was born. 

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Seasonal Menu Update at Relish is Cool for the Summer

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Every season Relish Restaurant & Bar updates their menu to reflect both the on-trend and in season ingredients. The summer menu is all about light, refreshing flavors and creative uses of fresh fruit, all with traditional southern cooking influences.  Keep Reading

New Menu at Emmaline Reflects its Impeccable Decor

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When Sam Governale opened Emmaline a little under two years ago, he dreamt of creating a laid back yet luxurious neighborhood restaurant. He did just that, but recognized there is always room for growth. Since opening, he has absorbed all of the feedback and worked closely with his chefs to completely revamp the menu. Staying true to their roots, the new menu is inspired by both American and international cuisine. Keep Reading

Top 5 Places to Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day

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Celebrate the dad in your life the best way possible, with a hardy meal! The city is full of amazing dining options and we have rounded up the top 5 places with fun Father’s Day specials for you to enjoy. Keep Reading

Iconic Tex-Mex Restaurant has a New Location

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The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, founded in 1973 by “Mama Ninfa” Laurenzo, is widely recognized in Tex-Mex history as the birthplace of fajitas. The restaurant has been written about and featured on national publications and is a must for anyone coming through town. This month (6/10) they will be opening a new location in BLVD Place, located in the Uptown neighborhood of Houston.  Keep Reading

Where to Enjoy the Most Important Meal of The Day

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They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and thanks to brunch it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. We rounded up some of the top spots to enjoy breakfast in Houston.  Keep Reading

Brunches, Bars & Snappy Hours: Spring Edition

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Every issue we round up the best brunches, bars and happy hours from around the city! If you haven’t had a chance to flip through our Spring Issue, we highly suggest it and hope you get to check out all of these amazing spots this season! Keep Reading

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