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One of Houston's Coolest Couples 'Relish' Five Years as Business Partners

Zachary McKenzie

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN an entrepreneurial restaurateur marries a chef? Well, if they're Addie and Dustin Teague, they make a big impact on Houston's restaurant scene. Their Relish Restaurant & Bar, now celebrating a milestone anniversary, has become one of River Oaks and Upper Kirby's favorites. "It's been a crazy five years," says Addie.

In ‘Bad Girls’ Novel, Mathieu Explores Girl Gangs of Houston in the 1960s

Edward Nawotka

A new young adult novel by Houston author and Bellaire High School teacher Jennifer Mathieu about girl gangs in Houston in 1964? Yes please. Which also happens to be the name of Amy Poehler's memoir. The connection? Poehler directed and acted in the Netflix adaptation of Mathieu's previous novel, Moxie, the story of a "riot grrrrl" rebellion, which debuted earlier this year to critical and audience acclaim.

‘Manufacturing Day’ to Inspire and Equip a New Generation of Workers in H-Town

Evan W. Black

Houston's first annual Manufacturing Day, hosted by TXRX Labs, is Friday. Buses of middle and high school students will pull up at 9am for a full day of advanced manufacturing activities and education.

Chapman & Kirby Launches Free Concert Series for Spring

Danny Ray and the Atlantic Street Band performs May 31 (photo from dannyrayatlanticstreetband.com)

CHAPMAN & KIRBY, THE premier event destination in Houston’s East Village, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Spring Music Series, kicking off on Friday, April 12. Chapman & Kirby has become synonymous with top-tier events and unforgettable experiences, many attended by celebrities both local and worldwide. With concert ticket prices soaring to hundreds and even thousands of dollars in the last year, this eight-week music series promises to be a welcomed opportunity to engage with live music for free, showcasing an eclectic lineup of talented acts.

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Chef Royere

IT’S NOT EVERY day that a Houston chef is graced with one France’s most prestigious honors. But that day arrived for The Post Oak’s executive chef Jean-Luc Royere who received the Ordre du Mérite agricol in a private ceremony on April 16. The award is an esteemed honor bestowed to French citizens by the French Republic for outstanding contributions to agriculture and the culinary arts.

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People + Places

Melon Carpaccio and the Strawberry Chill

THE CROWD AT River Oaks’ Relish doesn’t let up as early evening turns into nighttime. To toast the pretty spring weather, a posh set is filling the neighborhood eatery’s airy bar and lush patio.

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