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West Houston neighborhood restaurant finally reopens following Harvey shutter

Photo by Eric Sandler As Houston approaches the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, parts of the city are still recovering from the storm’s massive floodwaters. That’s particularly true in west Houston, where the decision to release water from the Addicks and Barker reservoirs kept people out of their homes and businesses for two weeks or more. Despite the challenges, Houstonians are determined to come back from these challenges, as one restaurant demonstrates. Cafe Benedicte, a Mediterranean restaurant on Memorial Drive west of Eldridge, […]

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Cafe Benedicte Makes a Triumphant Comeback One Year After Harvey

The casual Mediterranean eatery returns to the Energy Corridor today   Nearly one year after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey forced it to close, Energy Corridor Mediterranean restaurant Cafe Benedicte is making its triumphant comeback. An update to the restaurant’s Facebook page indicates that it will reopen this week, and it wasn’t an easy road to reopening. Initially, Cafe Benedicte will offer a limited menu and BYOB to allow its staff the “time to master new systems and products” in […]