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What’s happening this week: Extreme Foods takes on Rodeo Goat’s Bodacious burger, Huynh Restaurant wonderful family-friendly environment shines on Houston Press, Vinny’s Pizza delivery will include the option for wine, and HB 2846 is ruled unconstitutional.


Extreme foods: Rodeo Goat

Local EaDo burger joint Rodeo Goat was visited by Houston KPRC writer Carlos Hernandez for his “Extreme Foods” segment. Hernandez tried the Bodacious burger and took it to the extreme by adding two beef patties, which meant Hernandez had to tag in another person to assist him to finish it. Read here to learn more about Hernandez’s memorable trip.


Huynh Restaurant Family-Friendly Environment
Houston Press freelance writer Brooke Viggiano made her way to EaDo’s Huynh restaurant in search of a family-friendly environment suitable for the new addition to her family. Viggiano’s verdict: it’s kid- and family-friendly, and the food is as good as ever.


Vinny’s Pizza Pairings

After approval of Senate Bill 1450 (allowing the delivery of alcoholic beverages to be delivered with food orders), Vinny’s Pizza on St. Emmanuel Street is excited to add wine to its delivery menu. In an article with the Houston Chronicle, Vinny’s Pizza Sommelier Curtis Sibley talked about this new venture and his recommended pizza and drink pairings.



Miss Carousel NYE Bash

Miss Carousel’s New Year’s Eve bash will begin at 8 p.m. with Astronavtz in the DJ booth. General admission is $20, but those looking to reserve sections can do so by calling 832-582-7330. Reserved sections include the option for bottle service and pre-batched cocktails for you and your guests. 


Back to the Future XX

Lucky’s Pub will be hosting a New Year’s Eve party paying homage to previous decades. Live music and DJs will play music spanning from the ’70s to the ’00s in different rooms, and party favors will be available for everyone in attendance. Tickets are available now, and prices range from $60 to $541.95. All tickets will include access to an open bar of selected brands.


New Years 2020 Bash!
On a budget? The Secret Group will be hosting their New Year 2020 Bash at zero cost if you RSVP before 11 p.m. the day of the event on December 31. The bash includes a $1000 balloon drop, ticket giveaways, and drink specials.


The Roaring 20s Gatsby New Year’s Eve 

Celebrate like it’s 1920 at Chapman & Kirby, as they host a night full of glitz and glamour this December 31st. Their Gatsby party will include live music, complimentary champagne toast, and more. You can purchase your tickets here, but for information on table reservations or packages contact Rasheed at 832.289.3713. email: rasheed@chapmanandkirby.com