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14 hrs ago | CultureMap

Is The Domain becoming North Austin's downtown?

Since 2007, The Domain has been poised to become what some call "the seed of a second Austin."

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

20 hrs ago | CultureMap

Foodie feud: New Sugar Land restaurant copies Kata Robata's menu, ...

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Kata Robata chef Manabu Horiuchi ought to feel very flattered indeed.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Weird

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CultureMap

The green townhouse: This $614,000 Museum District perch brings...

A pull-out pantry with chrome shelving is at one end of the kitchen, as well as a 48-inch-tall Jenn-Aire refrigerator.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CultureMap

The Austin Chronicle's longstanding food editor steps down from acclaimed position

On Thursday, one of Austin's most respected culinary journalists, Virginia Wood, announced that she is transitioning out of her role as The Austin Chronicle 's food editor after 17 years in the acclaimed position.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Austin Chronicle, Journalism, Austin, TX

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

24/7 gourmet doughnut shop opening soon

An American favorite - the doughnut - has seen a comeback in Houston as big names and local businesses jump on the recent boom.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, University of Houston

CultureMap

Summer party scene heats up with cool young professionals at CultureMap Social

Forget the withering heat outside, the partying was trs cool inside at quirky 1919 Wine & Mixology on Wednesday when CultureMappers, 250 strong, proved that even the dog days of summer can be socially invigorating.

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Eater

Food TV: John Tesar Is Developing a Kitchen Nightmares-Style Show

Chef and angry tweeter John Tesar may soon have a "restaurant-themed reality show."

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Kitchen Nightmares, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CultureMap

Maple bacon doughnut, anyone? 24-hour gourmet doughnut shop goes beyond the glazed experience

For Ose Ohen, co-owner of Glazed: The Doughnut Cafe , with sisters Dr. Omonele Nwokolo, Ehinor Ohen and Dr. Amy Mauritz, the time is right to bring a gourmet shop to the area near NRG Stadium and the Texas Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Cake, Dessert, Pearland, TX

CultureMap

Austin's young and professional go to market for CultureMap Social

Despite the heat, Austin's young professionals donned their cocktail finest to mix and mingle at the CultureMap Social on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Fried chicken place Bonchon closing; burger and beer bar moving in

Korean fried chicken chain Bonchon on Greenville Avenue in Dallas is closing in "two to three weeks," confirmed consultant Wyatt Hurt.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX

CultureMap

Legendary singer chosen to headline inaugural evening of H-Town's private music club

It's going to be a special evening for a select group on Nov. 3 when venerable songman Tony Bennett sweeps into town for an intimate concert in the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall .

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Entertainment

CultureMap

Get in the spirit: Best places in Houston to celebrate National Tequila Day

On July 24, Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen is offering house margaritas to bar patrons for only $1.99 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you thought Cinco de Mayo was the only day you have a legitimate excuse to drink tequila , then you had better get excited for National Tequila Day , coming up Thursday .

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Related Topix: Tequila, Drink, Liquor, Cinco De Mayo, Life, Holidays

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CultureMap

Two H-Town bombshells with charity cred get a lot of national media love

Shown with Monica Garcia, left, and Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, Kristi Schiller, center, and her K9s4COPS is featured in this week's People magazine.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Texas

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CultureMap

Backyard paradise: Suburban home features swim-up bar, waterfalls and even a beach

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Pearland, TX

CultureMap

Gathering spot for Houston's rich and famous gets a summer facelift

In restaurant life, 10 years is a long time in terms of wear and tear, particularly when the eatery is as popular as Tony Vallone' s namesake fine dining establishment .

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CultureMap

Skate on! Stages squeezes in extra weekend performance of '80s roller skatin' musical

The popular Stages Theatre production of Xanadu has to close this weekend as the company makes way for a encore production of Full Gallop , the one-woman show about the legendary Diana Vreeland.

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Related Topix: Musical Movies, Xanadu, Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CultureMap

Scrubs co-stars discuss new film and offbeat path to on-screen reunion

In April 2013, longtime fans of Scrubs had lots to talk about when Zach Braff started a Kickstarter campaign to fund the film Wish I Was Here .

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Related Topix: Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Movies, Entertainment

CultureMap

New Midtown bar promises alternative to party scene with focus on good food

A new bar is evolving out of the former OTC Midtown that aims to offer an alternative to high-profile party spots like The Dogwood and Gaslamp.

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Related Topix: Dining, Shiner, TX

Chron

Houston billionaire to wed his son's mother-in-law, reports say

Susan Krohn and her daughter Kelly at the St. Luke's Friends of Nursing's 25th Anniversary luncheon at the River Oaks Country Club Friday April 04, 2014.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CultureMap

Once-in-a-lifetime dinner is set for exclusive Houston and Dallas venues

The Rocas are working with Hugo Ortega and his team at Caracol to develop dishes, including a spin on chile con carne.

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Related Topix: River Oaks (Houston, TX), Houston, TX

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