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DiverseCity: Discovering Houston Through Its Food

Alfredo Vetencourt grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and moved to Houston two years ago. He talks about how Houston’s diverse food scene helped him break out of his comfort zone, about relying on the vibrant community of Venezuelans here, and about what keeps him in the Bayou City. This segment is part of DiverseCity, a […]

Credit: Vicky Charleston, HPM, Creative ServicesAlfredo Vetencourt - DiverseCity - HPMAlfredo Vetencourt grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and moved to Houston two years ago. He talks about how Houston’s diverse food scene helped him break out of his comfort zone, about relying on the vibrant community of Venezuelans here, and about what keeps him in the Bayou City.

This segment is part of DiverseCity, a year-long initiative looking at what Houston’s diversity really means for the city. We’ll be examining how it connects or divides us and how it shapes the nation’s fourth-largest city.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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