Phat Eatery’s Expansion, Japanese-Peruvian Fusion, and More of This Week’s Tastiest Food News in Small Bites

Evan W. Black

EVEN THE DEAD heat of summer (in June?!) can’t slow down the Houston food scene. Here’s the week’s headline-making news that’s sure to whet your appetite.

'Freedom Project' Exhibit Commemorates Galveston's Role in Juneteenth

Leah Cast

FOR MORE THAN 150 years, Galveston’s historic sites have stood as testaments to the events of June 19, 1865, the day Gen. Gordon Granger and his soldiers marched through the island issuing orders that abolished slavery in Texas. Now, a year after June 19 (also known as Juneteenth) was solidified as a federal holiday, Galveston is commemorating this historic date through art.

Think Pink: It’s Rosé Month! Here Are the Best Places to Pop Bottles

Robin Barr Sussman

HOUSTON RESTAURANTS ARE seeing pink with drink and food specials and celebrations starting Saturday, June 11, and some lasting all month long. Here are top spots to stop and smell the rosés.

Thrive & Inspire: Michelle Reyna Wymes Stresses Importance of ‘Continuing to Learn’

Michelle Reyna Wymes, Co-Owner of The Reyna Group

WHAT'S THE SECRET to running a successful business? It is so important to stay present every day. With the fast-paced patterns of today’s society and ever-evolving technologies, I stress to our agents how important it is to continue to learn. If one reaches a point at which the ego takes over or burnout sets in and progress takes a back seat, things will get stuck. Regardless of what field you are in, I believe in starting with the basics to set and strengthen your foundation. I treat everyone we work with from our contractors, clients, to our inspectors with respect, patience and care.

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Holly Radom, Audrey White, Allie Fields and Julie Longoria Chen

IT SEEMS LIKE Houston has been toggling between winter and summer for a few weeks now, but during a stretch of true springtime weather last week, Hermann Park Conservancy hosted the Hats in the Park luncheon at McGovern Centennial Gardens.

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DALLAS-BASED ACCESSORIES maven Lisa Sadoughi is known for her signature ‘it girl’ headbands. This weekend, her brand, Lele Sadoughi, opens its second Texas store in River Oaks District, a colorful and intimate 500-square-foot showroom.
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