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3995 Westheimer at Drexel in Highland Village  .  Third Floor
Houston, Texas   .   713-640-5416
Complimentary Valet Parking

Monday - Dinner Only 5 PM
Tuesday through Friday - Lunch & Dinner
New 3 Course Lunch Special - $24 pp - See Menu  .  Served from 11:30 AM to 4 PM

Sunday: Brunch from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm


The donation commitment to the Houston Food Bank from Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014 was announced
on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Our donation commitment is: $1,600,162.25.

Thank you to the 206 restaurants that offered deliciously charitable meals to benefit the Houston Food Bank.
Thank you to the HRW sponsors, media and volunteers for making it happen!
And thank you to the fabulous Houstonians who dined out to make a difference!

Thank you, Houston, for your support to end hunger in our city.
Please see info about HRW 2014 at www.HoustonRestaurantWeeks.com.


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In the spring and summer of 2013, Chef Ja'Nel Witt, winner of Hell's Kitchen-Season 11,
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Left Photo: Chef Ja'Nel Witt & Cleverley Stone

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Ja'Nel Witt (Hell's Kitchen Winner, Season 11); Tim Taylor (Pizzitola's BBQ)

On 10/24/2013, the Houston Food Bank, the largest food bank in the United States, named Cleverley Stone 'Barbara Falik Humanitarian of the Year.'
Prior recipients include Kroger, The Pappas Family, Randall's and Scott McClelland/H-E-B grocery stores.

On 10/10/2012, Houston's mayor, Annise Parker, proclaimed that day as "Cleverley Stone Day" in Houston for Stone's philanthropy
& volunteer work, founding and producing Houston Restaurant Weeks benefiting the Houston Food Bank.

About Cleverley

10/22/2014 - Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014 makes record setting donation commitment announcement to the Houston Food Bank: $1,600,000.00
10/24/2013 - Houston Food Bank names Cleverley 'Barbara Falik Humanitarian of the Year'
10/10/2012 - Houston Mayor Annise Parker proclaims 10/10/2012 as 'Cleverley Stone Day.'
01/2012 - Cleverley is named one of 'Houston's 50 Most Influential Women' by Houston Woman Magazine
12/2011 - "... one of the leading authorities on food in Houston." Food Lover's Guide to Houston by K. Finan
..."diva of dining"...
Houston Chronicle
..."dining news diva"... Houston Business Journal

“Cleverley Stone is widely considered to be the best informed insider in the Houston restaurant scene.” Restaurant University
2003 - Founder & Chair, Houston Restaurant Weeks

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Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House planted its roots more than 20 years ago. They embody the rich tradition of fine American steak houses, amazing guests through impeccable chef-driven cuisine, an extensive award-winning wine list and unparalleled hospitality. They offer guests an unforgettable experience in a stunning, energetic atmosphere perfect for special occasions, business affairs or a grand night on the town. Del Frisco's Restaurant Group's regional manager is Arthur Mooradian. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House's general manager is Zaidi Syed and executive chef Steve Haug are at your service at Del Frisco's Houston, 5061 Westheimer, Houston, Texas 77056. Ask about their Power Couple Dinner and Prime Rib Specials on weekends. Valet parking is available in front of the restaurant.  Reservations: (713) 355-2600. Email: DelFriscos.Houston@dfrg.com.

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Up Restaurant offers classic, not trendy food. All of your favorite dishes are there like Caesar salad, tortilla soup, crab cakes, sushi, mac & cheese, short ribs and a big thick juicy USDA Prime New York strip steak. Located on the third floor at Westheimer and Drexel in Highland Village, you’ll enjoy the scenery of downtown Houston and the Galleria while you dine. The service at Up is simple, never fussy, it's always  kind and welcoming. For authentic, quality, and savory American cuisine with a bold, Texas twist, dine at Up for lunch and dinner. 3995 Westheimer Road (3rd floor) at Drexel in Highland Village, Houston, Texas 77027. 713 - 640 - 5416. www.UpRestaurant.com.

Hours of Operation:
Monday: Serving Dinner Only from 5 PM
Tuesday – Thursday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday: Dinner 5:00 - 10:30 pm
Sunday Brunch Menu: 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM









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QUESTION for February 28, 2015

The name of this egg dish comes from the Italian word 'friggere' which means 'to fry.' It can be baked in an oven. The dish is similar to an omelette or a crustless quiche and may include meat, cheese, or vegetables. It is different from an omelette because it is not folded over into a half-circle shape before serving. What is it called?

Find the answer on
60 Degrees Master Crafted's
Sunday Brunch Menu

2300 Westheimer Rd.
(between Kirby & Shepherd)
Houston, TX 77098


The Standard is Set at 60 Degrees Master Crafted where Certified Master Chef Fritz Gitschner warmly welcomes you to enjoy his unique array of fresh, flavorful and innovative menu selections that are served in a casual, contemporary setting.

60 Degrees also offers comfortable outdoor dining on the patio and a cozy, well stocked bar. Exclusively offering Texas-raised Akaushi Beef, 60 Degrees Master Crafted is open for dinner & Sunday Brunch. 

Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday Brunch: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Happy Hour: Tuesday - Friday - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Closed Mondays, but available for private functions.

Thank you to 60 Degrees Master Crafted for participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014,
benefiting the Houston Food Bank!

Radio Show Prize: $100 gift card.
First correct caller wins!
Call 713-965-0650 to guess.

QUESTION for February 28, 2015

This famous Italian dish is made with very wide flat noodles that sometimes have ruffled edges.  The noodles are layered with various cheeses like mozzarella, sauce (tomato, meat or béchamel). The dish is then baked until bubbly golden brown. What is it?

Find the answer in an omelet on
Cafe Benedicte's Lunch & Dinner Menus

Cafe Benedicte
15455 Memorial Drive, Suite 100
(Energy Corridor, near Eldridge)
Houston, Texas 77079

Phone: 281-558-6607  .  Fax: 281-558-6167

Email: cafebenedicte@gmail.com

Restaurant Hours:
Monday-Friday: 11 am - 10 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 10 pm
Sunday: 9 am - 2 pm

Valet parking available

You are invited to enjoy one of the most exciting menus offered in Houston. In our cuisine, you will find reflections of Spain, Italy, South of France, Greece and North Africa, complemented with many American favorites all served in a modern and colorful Old World setting.

Burgers, Crepes, French, Greek, Mediterranean, Italian, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Sandwiches, Seafood, Spanish/Basque, Steaks and Vegetarian

Lunch, Dinner, Weekend Brunch, Coffee, Drinks

Thank you to Cafe Beneditce for participating
in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014,
benefiting the Houston Food Bank!

Smith & Wollensky

Radio Show Prize: $100 gift certificate.
First correct caller wins!
Call 713-965-0650 to guess.

QUESTION for February 28,  2015

What are the dates of Smith & Wollensky's famous
Wine Week, that's coming up in March?

Find the answer on Smith & Wollensky's Web Site

Thank you to Smith & Wollensky for participating
in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014,
benefiting the Houston Food Bank!

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse
4007 Westheimer at Drexel in Highland Village
Houston, Texas
713-621-7555, www.SmithAndWollensky.com

Situated in Houston’s affluent Highland Village, Smith & Wollensky’s traditional green-and-white steakhouse is one of the most desirable dining destinations in Houston’s social scene. Offering indoor and outdoor patio dining, Smith & Wollensky proudly serves USDA Prime steaks, premium seafood and award-winning wines.

It's time to think about holiday parties.
Call Jennifer Knoblach at 713.621.7555.
S & W opens at 11:30 AM 7 days a week.
Serving lunch & dinner.

Weekend Brunch on Saturdays & Sundays
from 11:30 AM to 4 PM.

General Manager is Giorgio Ferrero.
Executive Chef is Tom Elbashary.
Ever so thoughtful, Highland Village offers complimentary valet parking right at the front
door of S & W.

The Union Kitchen

Radio Show Prize: $100 gift card.
First correct caller wins!
Call 713-965-0650 to guess.

QUESTIONS for February 28, 2015

This little savory pastry is popular in Latin cuisine.
The name of it comes from the Spanish verb Empanar, meaning 'to wrap in bread.' It is made by putting a stuffing of meat, cheese, vegetables or fruit into a pocket of dough and then frying it. You hold it in your hands to eat it. What is it called?

Answer can be found on
The Union Kitchen's Menu (Small Plates)

Thank you to The Union Kitchen for participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014,
benefiting the Houston Food Bank!

The Union Kitchen
3 locations: Memorial, Bellaire & Kingwood

Houston’s favorite neighborhood restaurant with locations in Memorial and Bellaire. The Union Kitchen Restaurant a Houston favorite excels with delicious food in a warm atmosphere.

Our lunch menu offers a wide selection of burgers, pizzas, wraps and entree salads. At dinner, the menu highlights steaks, chops, chicken dishes and seafood.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday and features four different styles of eggs Benedict, a variety of omelets, a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar and carafes of mimosa.

Outdoor Dining in Memorial and Bellaire at The Union Kitchen is a year-round event with ceiling fans for hotter days and heat lamps for cooler nights. Just perfect for enjoying an wonderful meal outdoor.

Large Screen TV’s for your entertainment. Imagine a place where while enjoying some Mimosas you can order eggs Benedict and watch your favorite sporting event, and all in company of friends and family.

TUK 1 Bellaire
Inside the Loop between Academy & Stella Link
Beautiful Patio Dining with Climate Control
& Upbeat HD Bar

4057 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, TX 77025

Mon-Thurs: 11 am - 10 pm
Fri: 11 am - 11 pm
Sat: 10 am - 11 pm
Sun: 10 am - 9 pm
Brunch Sat & Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Happy Hour Mon-Fri: 3 pm - 6:30 pm

TUK 2 Memorial
Just West of Gessner, next to Fresh Market
Patio Dining with Climate Control , Private Dining Room & Upbeat HD Bar

12538 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77024



Mon-Thurs: 11 am - 10 pm
Fri:- 11 am - 11 pm
Sat: 10 am - 11 pm
Sun: 10 am - 9 pm
Brunch Sat & Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Happy Hour Mon-Fri: 3 pm - 6:30 pm

TUK 3 Kingwood
East side of Hwy 59 between Northpark Plaza Dr. & Northpines Dr.
Private Dining Rooms & Upbeat HD Bar

23918 Highway 59 North, Kingwood, TX 77339



Mon-Thurs: 11 am - 10 pm
Fri:- 11 am - 11 pm
Sat: 10 am - 11 pm
Sun: 10 am - 9 pm
Brunch Sat & Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Happy Hour Mon-Fri: 3 pm - 6:30 pm

Owner: Paul Miller
Executive Chef: Juan Arellano


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