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Full Show: Restaurants And The #MeToo Movement, And Gentrification Of The Third Ward (Feb. 16, 2018)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Could the #MeToo movement have played a role in who didn’t get selected as a James Beard Award semifinalist? Then, we explore the gentrification of Houston’s Third Ward. Our non-experts break down The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week’s news. And we find some people actually participating in the winter sport of curling here in Houston.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Houston just earned an unprecedented number of James Beard Award semifinalist nominations. But did the #MeToo movement play a role in who wasn’t picked? Local food writers Eric Sandler and Gwendolyn Knapp talk it over.

Also this hour: We explore how gentrification of Houston’s Third Ward is impacting community culture. Then, our rotating panel of non-experts discusses The Good the Bad and the Ugly of this week’s news. And we end our week-long look at unlikely winter sports enthusiasts in the area by checking out a curling event in Houston. That’s right. Curling.

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