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  • Hot Dog! Sammy's Wild Game Grill
    Neither of our dogs at Sammy's Wild Game Grill lasted long, wrapped in those warm Slow Dough pretzel buns that seem purpose-built to house sausages inside; they hold everything in place without fear of the dogs or topping departing from the back end every time you take a bite, and they are soft...
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  • Karbach Brewing Hosts Its Grand Opening
    The brand-new brewery is much nicer than other start-up breweries, but with good reason: The men behind Karbach Brewing are no beer neophytes. Brewmaster Eric Warner studied in Germany and worked as CEO of Flying Dog for ten years, and that's just the beginning of the brewery's impressive...
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  • Dynamo Beat Galaxy, Head to Playoffs
    The Houston Dynamo beat the L.A. Galaxy 3-1 last night and secured a spot in the MLS Eastern Conference semi-finals playoffs during the last-ever regular season home game at UH's Robertson Stadium. Galaxy stars Landon Donovan and David Beckham did not play, opting to rest ahead of the playoffs....
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  • Miss Darque Tan Competition at Rich's
    Darque Tan held the finale for their 2011 model search at Rich's this weekend. Nora Ansari won Miss Darque Tan 2011 and a $1,500 check. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • AIA Houston Home Tour
    The Houston chapter of the American Institute of Architects presented its annual home tour this past weekend showcasing nine unique and diverse homes in the Houston area, from the Rice University neighborhood to the Heights. PHOTOS BY TRAVIS HENSLEY
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  • Buzzfest featuring Bush, Staind, Everlast
    The Buzz radio station hosted its semi-annual Buzzfest music festival this weekend with Bush, Everlast, locals thelastplaceyoulook and lots of fights in the crowd. PHOTOS BY JACK WEHMAN
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  • 39th Moonlight Ramble
    Bike Houston hosted the 39th Moonlight Ramble this Saturday, with more than 2,000 cyclists taking to the streets at midnight as a symbol of bicycle advocacy and awareness. Awards were given out for best costume, best decorated bike and more. PHOTOS BY STEVE PEDIGO
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  • My Table's 27th Annual Caesar Salad Competition
    If Caesar salad sounds like a tired old standard, that's because you've never seen the creative twists put on the salad at each year's My Table Caesar Salad Competition. Seventeen restaurants competed this year, turning out entries like Caesar salad cotton candy and Caesar salad in a seashell...
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  • Crush at CityCentre
    CityCentre partnered with the Tasting Room to host a festival called Crush this past weekend. The event consisted of fine food and wine as well as an art festival in the district’s Central Plaza. Food was provided by Raw Sushi, Ruggles Green, Brio Tuscan Grill, The Tasting Room and its sister...
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  • Wingtoberfest 2011: Best Wings in Houston
    Last night, Eating Our Words pitted four local restaurants against each other in a cock fight of a different kind: to see who makes the best, most original version of chicken wings. Hosts Xuco Xicana battled it out against Barcadia, Little Bitty Burger Barn and The Modular's wing truck Party...
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  • Sneak Peek at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair
    The Texas Contemporary Art Fair's inaugural exhibition held a VIP preview party benefiting the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston last night at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The fair is hosting over 60 exhibitions from various contemporary artists from all around the world. It...
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  • Cozy Up to The Queen Vic Pub
    A recent Sunday afternoon brought a downpour of rain the likes of which Houston hasn't seen in many months. The temperature had dropped ever so slightly outside, the long, hot summer finally giving way to fall. It was the perfect day for tucking myself inside the warm, dry, entirely cozy...
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