Shocking Chef News: Chris Shepherd Leaves His Restaurant Company

Shocking Chef News: Chris Shepherd Leaves His Restaurant CompanyPatrick Magee

A SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT was made this afternoon from the Houston food world: Chris Shepherd is leaving Underbelly Hospitality, the restaurant group he built. The news comes just after the opening of the new Georgia James in Regent Square that was billed as “Chris Shepherd’s take on a steakhouse.”

Major Gift in Memory of Beloved Activist 'Transforms' Nonprofit, Will Help Treat and Prevent Burnout

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ON JULY 13, 2020, Houston caregivers and creatives were shocked to learn activist, Feldenkrais instructor and beloved “bonne vivant” MaryBeth Smith had died suddenly of complications after spontaneous blood clotting events unrelated to Covid-19.

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