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Aramark Corporation

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    April 11, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Dunk Eric Sandler

    Mixers & Elixirs @ Houston Museum of Natural Science Friday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 5555 Hermann Park Drive The Houston Museum of Natural Science will host another Mixers & Elixirs event tonight from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Tonight's theme revolves around the final frontier -- space. Listen to live music b ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    HISD Culinary Students Put Their Skills On the Line

    You may not know it, but the Houston Independent School District has an incredible culinary arts program, and on Saturday, April 12, seven teams of culinary students from four HISD schools will compete in Cooking up Change at the local level in hopes of advancing to the national contest in Washingto ... More >>

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    September 13, 2013

    Reliant Stadium Kicks It Up A Notch With Local Food and Craft Beer

    Reliant Stadium has already hosted a few preseason games this summer, but Sunday will be the first time the Texans play at home this season. Attendees of this game can expect rowdy fans, hot temperatures and great local food. Yes, great food. Local chefs. At a football stadium. Gone are the days ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Astros Sno Cone Vendor Fired After Viral Video Catches Him in Bathroom Stall with His Sno Cones

    In the era of cell phone technology, virtually nothing goes unnoticed. Such is the tale of a sno cone vendor at Minute Maid Park this week who heard the call of Mother Nature during his shift at an Astros game. A fan in the bathroom at the same time noticed the rainbow-colored sno cones sitting on t ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    The Eating...Our Words 100: Yilmaz "Jim" and Deanna Dukuyucu, Husband-and-Wife Owners of Turquoise Grill

    Who they are: Turquoise Grill has received many awards for its Turkish cuisine over the years. It was chosen as the Best Mediterranean in Houston by the Houston A List and was recently named as one of the top 10 restaurants in the Upper Kirby area here at Eating...Our Words. Owner Yilmaz "Jim" Dok ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    The Daily Show On Cafeteria Food, And Why The Criticisms Will Never, Ever Apply To HISD (According To HISD)

    The Daily Show has tackled the tackling of an apparently growing problem -- kids don't like cafeteria food. As TDS points out, in terms of complaints this isn't exactly new -- kids have been turning up their noses at cafeteria food for as long as there have been noses to turn up and cafeteria food ... More >>

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    September 13, 2012

    9 Ways To Get Astros Fans In The Seats

    I admit that I have only seen two Houston Astros baseball games at Minute Maid Park this year. It's not as if their losing and heartbreaking ways are keeping me away though. It's always been an evening option for me, but I rarely take the 'Stros up on the offer of a night of Kiss Cams and stale nach ... More >>

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    April 4, 2012

    Dynamo Food Update

    BBVA Stadium, the shiny new home of your very own Houston Dynamo (and TSU) has announced its primary vendor, and it's not Aramark. Levy Restaurants, the same company that currently does the Rockets' food offerings, will be handling the food concessions at the new stadium. If you've never had any o ... More >>

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    January 4, 2012

    5 Replacements for The Jim Rome Show

    Jim Rome = Not Burning in Houston.​Jim Rome is done in the Houston sports-talk radio market after KILT-AM 610 dropped the popular The Jim Rome Show last week. Rome's show had become more than a little tedious in recent years, so replacing it should be easy; here are five replacements that wo ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    Three Sliders, You're Out at Minute Maid Park

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttThe bowl also makes a cute and handy cat helmet when cleaned. Your cat may feel otherwise, however.​I don't personally understand the appeal of going to the ballpark and getting anything other than a hot dog or a plate of nachos piled high with "cheese" and pickled ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    Caswell at the Bat: Chef Partners with the Astros and Aramark

    Caswell with his mother and father.​I don't know if Chef Bryan Caswell can produce tears on demand -- in which case, he's a damn fine actor -- but the burly man standing in front of me Friday afternoon had suspicious signs of moisture in his eyes as he discussed helping the Astros revamp their ... More >>

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    May 25, 2010

    Terry Grier's Breakfast in the Classroom - Food For All or an Enormous High Caloric Dump Site?

    Holly Gologhtly wouldn't throw out the food HISD does​As Breakfast in the Classroom spreads across the breadth and width of the Houston ISD, Superintendent Terry Grier has announced he's been getting some "push back" from parents and educators who aren't embracing the plan.Critics -- most from som ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010

    Pop Tarts Buh Bye (Yes!) But What About Those Jews and Muslim Kids Who Don't Eat Pork?

    ​Pop Tarts are exiting the Houston ISD breakfast program. As Hair Balls detailed a month ago, union leader Orell Fitzsimmons attacked the district's use of Pop Tarts and other surgary, processed foods in its breakfast program at a board meeting -- and apparently made some headway.This morning, fo ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    Welcome to Arizona

    Judge who helped BP went on junket party on their tab.

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    March 12, 2010

    HISD's Breakfast Was Pop Tarts and Animal Crackers

    Photo courtesy Orell Fitzsimmons​The upcoming cost-savings cutback in hours for cafeteria workers in the Houston ISD brought union leader Orell Fitzsimmons over to two HISD elementaries this week and when he looked in on the actual breakfast being served, he was not amused."Milk, juice, Pop Tarts ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    HISD Superintendent Terry Grier Sings The Banana Song

    Photos by Margaret Downing​Not since the days of former superintendent Billy Reagan has the Houston media had a chance to sit down in a media roundtable with the superintendent of the Houston ISD, but Tuesday morning Superintendent Terry Grier rejuvenated the discarded tradition and invited the Ho ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    HISD Superintendent Terry Grier Sings The Banana Song

    Photos by Margaret Downing​Not since the days of former superintendent Billy Reagan has the Houston media had a chance to sit down in a media roundtable with the superintendent of the Houston ISD, but Tuesday morning Superintendent Terry Grier rejuvenated the discarded tradition and invited ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    O'Brien's Song

    After years of fighting everybody and anybody, now the ornery, annoying civil rights activist has to concentrate on fighting for his life.

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    July 28, 2009

    Hey Old Man, Show Me Some ID If You Want A Beer

    Photo by longhorndave​So we got out to Minute Maid Park this weekend to watch the Mets kick the crap out of the Astros. We learned Hunter Pence is angling to wear the crown vacated by Jeff Bagwell for providing Least Useful Home Runs, with a shot to make it 10-3 in in the ninth.We also learn ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Seeing The Astros Without Getting Drunk? Umpossible! But Now, Possible

    Photo by Michael (mx5tx)Hey Astros fans. Are you tired of the exorbitant prices you have to pay for booze at Astros games? Well, I've got good news. And I've got bad news.The good news is that the prices might be getting a lot damn cheaper real soon. The bad news is that the reason is that alc ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    Hey Drayton: Stop Treating Astros Fans Like Idiots

    Photo by Aaron M. SprecherThe Chron did a story yesterday on the concession policies of the Houston Astros. The important thing to emerge from the story is that the Astros are the only team in major league baseball that does not allow fans to bring in their own food or drinks. That's right, ou ... More >>

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    April 13, 2009

    Nachos at the Juice Box

    While some fuss has been made over the new food at Minute Maid Park this year -- Aramark is now offering items such as "healthy" salads, fish tacos, various vegetarian items and a rather unappealing-sounding "tumbled Texas chicken" -- it's the classics that people will continue to turn to at ba ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    John Royal's Top 25 Random Baseball Facts

    There's this new list craze going around Facebook in which you list 25 random things about yourself. And the geniuses at the Big League Stew baseball blog got hold of this and made it into a list of 25 Random Things About Yourself As It Relates to Baseball. Thus... 1. I am happiest in a baseball ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    John Royal's Top 25 Random Baseball Facts

    There's this new list craze going around Facebook in which you list 25 random things about yourself. And the geniuses at the Big League Stew baseball blog got hold of this and made it into a list of 25 Random Things About Yourself As It Relates to Baseball. Thus... 1. I am happiest in a baseball ... More >>

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    August 15, 2008
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    June 26, 2008
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    April 3, 2008

    Who's On Deck for the Houston Astros in 2008?

    The Astros' post-Biggio era begins with a lot of unanswered questions, but the biggest one of all is: Just how bad are things going to get?

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    November 14, 2006
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    June 15, 2006

    Beach Patrol

    Hands off the Bolivar ferry, Al Qaeda!

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    February 10, 2005

    On Second Thought

    HISD isn't laughing now about a breakfast program

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    December 2, 2004
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    November 18, 2004
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    November 4, 2004

    Eating It Up

    Are HISD and Aramark cooking the books to feast on federal breakfast subsidies?

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    July 15, 2004

    Peace -- For Now

    A caravan to Cuba isn't hassled. Yet.

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    April 22, 2004

    Friends Like These

    Hermann Park vendors are begging the city: Take us back!

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    August 14, 2003
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    March 6, 2003

    Rocket Rodney

    A state senator moonlights as arena point guard

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    May 31, 2001

    Letters

    Rockin' On, A Stark Affair, Wrong War?

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    May 24, 2001

    Divided Road

    As art car festivities move further from their roots, events could be heading on a collision course

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    May 17, 2001

    HISD's $2 Million Man

    A shadowy California consultant rakes in school district cash

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    January 11, 2001

    Days of Paige

    Did Bush pick a master educator - or an overpaid front man?

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    November 30, 2000

    Calling All Scabs

    Hearst looks to Houston for strikebreakers

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    November 23, 2000

    Back at the Trough

    The politics behind the new arena

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    April 13, 2000

    "Clearing House" Sweepstakes

    Urban League deal-maker scores in Aramark stadium contract

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    March 30, 2000

    Let's Play Ball!

    Drayton's mynority food investors ink a deal at Enron Field

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    December 4, 1997
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