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List of Houston restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving and their menus, plus Turkey To Go


 

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

Lunch & Dinner-Tuesday through Friday  .  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 - View Brunch Menu

See Up's Thanksgiving Day Menu


 

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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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. www.DelFriscos.com. Catch "Hot Topics with Arthur" on the Cleverley Show, every Saturday from 9 AM to Noon central time on CBS Sports Radio 650, Houston. Stream: www.650Houston.com

See Del Frisco's Thanksgiving Day Menu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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, youíll 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: Closed
Tuesday Ė 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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SCHEDULED GUESTS ~ NOVEMBER 22, 2014

On the show:
The Great Cranberry Throwdown
A cranberry sauce competition
. Chef Steve Haug, Del Frisco's
. Marcie McCutcheon, Henhouse Catering
. Cleverley Stone, Cleverley Show/CBS Sports Radio 650

Judges:
Chef Frits Gitschner,
60 Degrees Master Crafted
Kiran Verma,
Kiran's
Dolly Cruise, Houston Foodie Friend

Arthur Mooradian
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group

Chef Steve Haug
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

Chef Fritz Gitschner
60 Degrees Master Crafted

Reuben Rolf
Seasons 52 at 4410 Westheimer Road, Houston

Marcie McCutcheon
Henhouse Catering

John Karas
Foodie Friend John

Kiran Verma
Kiran's

Steve Weaver
Sullivan's Steakhouse

Chef Robbin Murphy
Moody Gardens Hotel

Brooks Bassler
www.BBsCafe.com

Dolly Cruise
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. The Union Kitchen.

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60 Degrees Master Crafted
Ranch to Table Cuisine

Radio Show Prize: $100 gift card.
First correct caller wins!
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QUESTION for November 22, 2014

This fruit is a berry that is traditionally served on Thanksgiving. Around the holidays these berries are sold fresh and raw in bags in grocery stores. During the rest of the year you can find them in juices, sauces and jams. Some people consider this berry to be a 'superfruit' due to its high nutrient content and antioxidant qualities. What are these berries called?

Find the answer on
60 Degrees Master Crafted's Thanksgiving Buffet Menu


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

713-360-7757

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 lunch, dinner & Sunday Brunch. 

Be sure to try their daily 3 course lunch special for $20 and their 4 course prix-fixe dinner menu for $55. Don't forget about Sunday Brunch on the patio!

Hours:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday Brunch: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bar Service:
Tuesday - Friday - 11:00 am to Close
Saturday: 3:00 pm to Close
Happy Hour: Tuesday - Friday - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Closed Mondays, available for private functions

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


Lucille's
Progressive Southern Cooking Refined by History

Radio Show Prize: $100 gift certificate.
First correct caller wins!
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QUESTION for November 22, 2014

This spicy hot pungent condiment is a Korean specialty. Itís made with fermented vegetables like cabbage or turnips that have been pickled and stored in tightly sealed pots or jars and then buried in the ground. Itís then dug up and used as needed.
What is it?

Find the answer on Lucille's Lunch Menu

Lucille's
5512 La Branch
Houston, Texas 77004

713.568.2505

Born from the inspiration of the Texas culinary legend Lucille Bishop Smith who was famous for her world renowned chili biscuits and BBQ. Grandson Chef Chris Williams offers Houston incredibly innovative takes on southern classics like shrimp & grits, and pork & beans as well as hand-crafted cocktails and exclusive wine list. The well designed space, housed in a turn of the century home is located on a tree-lined street in the heart of the museum district. Lucille's strives to offer diners a comfortable experience with impeccable service and cuisine that is not matched throughout the city.

Free parking available across the street in the
hospital parking lot.

Hours: Closed on Mondays
Open Tuesday - Saturday
Lunch: 11 am to 2 pm
Dinner: 5 pm to 10 pm
Sunday Brunch: 10 am to 3 pm

Chef & Owner: Chris Williams


Thank you to Lucille's 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 November 22, 2014

Smith & Wollensky's Side Dish:
This is the name of a topping made from cheese and/or bread crumbs that have been mixed with bits of butter and then heated in the oven or under the broiler until itís brown and crispy. The dish may be served in a shallow round or oval ovenproof dish that increases the top surface area of the dish, thereby ensuring a larger crispy portion for each serving.

Find the answer on Smith & Wollensky's
Thanksgiving Day Menu




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 Houstonís affluent Highland Village, Smith & Wollenskyís traditional green-and-white steakhouse is one of the most desirable dining destinations in Houstonís 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.
Monday - Wednesday: 11:30 am - 11 pm.
Thursday - Saturday: 11:30 am - 1 am
Sunday: 11:30 am - 10 pm.
Monday - Friday:

Weekend Brunch on Saturdays & Sundays from
11:30 AM to 4 PM.
General Manager is Giorgio Ferraro.
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!
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QUESTION for November 22, 2014

This meal is a combination of breakfast and lunch. Itís usually eaten from around 11 am to 3 pm. Sunday is the most popular day of the week for this meal.  Commonly thought of as an American invention, sources point to it originating in England in the late 1800s.
What is this meal called?

 Answer can be found on
The Union Kitchen's Menus


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
www.TheUnionKitchen.com

Houstonís 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 TVís 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
713.661.0025
bellaire@theunionkitchen.com

Hours:
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

713.360.2000

memorial@theunionkitchen.com

Hours:
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

832.644.9067

kingwoodl@theunionkitchen.com

Hours:
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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