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Live from B&B Butchers Steakhouse for Houston Restaurant Weeks 2022!

We’re on location with local restaurateurs who share how important it is for them to feed Houstonians, while also giving back to the community in one of largest annual fundraisers for America’s largest food bank, the Houston Food Bank.


Houston restaurateurs Benjamin Berg, B&B Butchers Restaurant (top left); Alex Brennan-Martin, Brennan’s Restaurant (top right); Kiran Verma and daughter, Kiran’s Restaurant (bottom right).


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Local residents are dining out for a good cause in support of Houston Restaurant Weeks August 1 – September 5, 2022.

Founded by the late "Diva of Dining" restaurant correspondent and philanthropist Cleverley Stone in 2003, Houston Restaurant Weeks spurs an annual citywide boom in restaurant revenues and contributions to the Houston Food Bank.

Today, we’re live from B&B Butchers Restaurant to talk with several participating restauranteurs that say they’re touched to be able to give back to the community during this event because it allows them to do something small, but impact people’s lives in a big way. We also visit with Cleverley Stone's daughter, who shares what it means to carry on her mother’s legacy.


Katie Stone

  • President of the Cleverley Stone Foundation and Houston Restaurant Weeks

Kiran Verma

  • Chef and Owner, Kiran's Restaurant

Alex Brennan-Martin

  • Owner, Brennan's Houston

Benjamin Berg

  • CEO and Founder Berg Hospitality Group
  • Owner, B&B Butchers

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