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Full Show: The Affordable Care Act’s Uncertain Future, And The James Beard Awards Snub Houston (March 27, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Texans continue to seek health insurance through the Affordable Care Act despite its uncertain future. The James Beard Awards snub Houston. We discuss the latest political news. We reflect on the political motivations that took us to the moon. And we meet the first woman dean of engineering at Prairie View A&M.

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How The #MeToo Movement May Have Played A Role In Houston’s James Beard Award Nominations

Posted on · A record number of chefs and restaurant owners from the Houston area have been named semifinalists for James Beard awards. But some say who didn't get nominated is just as interesting. Houston Matters takes a closer look.

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The Full Menu: Local Restaurants Respond To Harvey With Food And Comfort

Posted on · Houston food writers discuss how local restaurants have responded to Hurricane Harvey by feeding evacuees and first-responders -- and by offering a return to normalcy.

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City Exchange: What Could Houston Learn from Dallas?

Posted on · (Above: The Dallas skyline. Photo courtesy: Dallas City News)While we prefer to think of Houston as the most important city in Texas, we are aware that other cities exist here. In fact, we’re thrilled to see Dallas, San Antonio, Austin and other communities succeed because their success bodes well for the entire state. This week, we engage […]

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The Full Menu: Best Places to Eat in Downtown Houston

Posted on · As recently as a few years ago, downtown Houston wasn’t exactly a hotbed of great dining options compared to other parts of the city. Recently, however, something of a renaissance has been happening with a marked increase in restaurants — and even more on the way from seasoned chefs and restaurateurs. On this installment of The […]