Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014 Registers Another Good Year

Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

Houston Restaurants Weeks which took up the month of August has raised more than $1.6 million in donation commitments to the Houston Food Bank, it was announced Wednesday.

According to the event's organizers, chief among them Houston radio and TV personality Cleverley Stone, this translates to more than 4.8 million meals for people who need help in our city.

So besides all the Houstonians who got to try out fancy meals at some of the best restaurants in the area at discounted prices, a considerable amount of good was done. The event is run by volunteers so that 100 percent of donations raised are said to go straight to the food bank.

The Houston Food Bank sends foot to nearly 600 chaities in 18 southeast Texas counties.

The top 2014 donors to the Houston Food Bank were: Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Masraff's, American's-River Oaks, Brennan's of Houston, Mr. Peeples Restaurant, Eddie V's Prime Seafood - Kirby, The Capital Grille - Sugar Land, and three Churrascos (River Oaks, Sugar Land and Memorial City).

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.