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  1. the grub street diet
    Bryan Washington Requires More Than One Curry Per Week“Yeah, no, one curry a week isn’t enough, to put it lightly.”
  2. crime scenes
    An Arrest Was Made in the Popeyes Stabbing CaseThe fatal stabbing took place just a few days after the return of the viral menu item.
  3. chicken
    Man Pulls a Gun Over Sold-Out Popeyes Chicken SandwichesThe viral sandwich has been sold out since last week, but a Houston man missed the memo.
  4. break some bread
    Bakers Trapped by Harvey for Two Days Made Bread for Thousands of Storm VictimsStuck next to 4,400 pounds of flour, they just baked day and night until their rescue.
  5. customers for life
    Houston Couple Trapped by Harvey Calls Chick-fil-A to Order Burritos and a Boat“I ordered two grilled chicken burritos with extra egg and a boat.”
  6. relief efforts
    How Houston’s Hunger-Relief Organizations Are Handling HarveyAt least 5,500 people are already in shelters in Houston, and the storm isn’t over yet.
  7. immigration
    The Owner of a Popular Houston Taco Truck Is Being DeportedHe’s fed the locals under three previous presidents.
  8. big tips
    Diner Tips Irish Server $750 So He Can Fly Home to See His Family“My initial reaction was shouting, ‘Holy s—!’”
  9. Crime Scene
    Taco Bell Employees Attack Littering Customers With a Knife and Boiling GreaseAn errant bottle turned into a brawl that gave a teen severe third-degree burns.
  10. Looks Like A Drowned Rat
    Seeing a Rat Inside a Dr Pepper Bottle Is More Effective Than a Soda Tax“See?” say critics of soda everywhere.
  11. The Chain Gang
    Dairy Queen Owner Plasters Store With Extremely Strange Anti-Hindu SignsThe owner refuses to remove them because, he says, they’re “educational.”
  12. Open Carry
    Texas Restaurant Offers Massive Discount to Customers Carrying GunsWhat could go wrong?
  13. Slideshow
    103 Beautiful Dishes: The Most Visually Exciting Food in America Right NowGrub Street called up the country’s best chefs with one simple directive: Show us the most beautiful thing that’s on your menu right now.
  14. Gangbusters
    A Restaurant Called Bombshells Refused Service to a Customer With a Face TattooThis is a place that sells “Waterboarding” and “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” shots.
  15. Lists
    Bon Appétit Unveils Its 10 Best New RestaurantsAska, Fat Rice, and Saison made the cut.
  16. In Print
    Texas Writer David Leftwich Launching New Food Magazine, Sugar and RiceIssue No. 1 comes out this fall.
  17. Not Cool
    Houstonites: Maybe Steer Clear of the Snow Cones for a WhileYou never know when the frozen treats vendor brings inventory into the bathroom.
  18. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Cheshes Pans Montmartre; Joshua David Stein Reports onPlus: Reviews of Pearl & Ash, and more, in our weekly roundup.
  19. Empire Building
    Katsuya Takes on Tex-MexThe chef is opening his eponymous restaurant in Houston next month.
  20. Mediavore
    Foie Gras Quesadillas Protested at LudoBites; Did Bin Laden Die By PorkyThe French chef’s pop-up restaurant still sold at least one to basically every table.
  21. Mediavore
    Immigration Raid Targets San Diego Bakery Owner; Serpico Stopped for ConcealedA famous bakery owner is at the center of new federal immigration tactics, while a legendary cop is caught with produce.
  22. Mediavore
    Club Junkets Curtailed for Jersey Shore Cast; Narcotics-Stuffed MelonMTV seeks to limit its stars’ appearances and Washington jail officials find forbidden fruit.
  23. Mediavore
    Emeril Chills Out in New Show; Houston Wants to Woo New YorkIl Mulino goes casual for Atlantic City and Batali has low-grade paparazzi, in our daily news roundup.