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Blackened redfish Pontchartrain from Cafe Benedicte

Cafe Benedicte has reopened after the restaurant was destroyed during Hurricane Harvey in August 2017. A reservoir release flooded the business located in the Energy Corridor District of west Houston. It was left with almost four feet of standing water in the building for eighteen days. Owner Vahid Navissi demonstrates to FOX 26 News segment contributor and food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone how to prepare the sauce for Blackened redfish Pontchartrain with shrimp and crab meat.   Source: @Cleverley Stone FOX 26 Houston

Veggie burger at Cafe Benedicte

Cafe Benedicte has reopened after the restaurant was destroyed during Hurricane Harvey in August 2017. A reservoir release flooded the business located in the Energy Corridor District of west Houston. It was left with almost four feet of standing water in the building for eighteen days. Owner Vahid Navissi demonstrates to FOX 26 News segment contributor and food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone how to prepare the Cafe Benedicte veggie burger, which are made with three types of beans, along with corn and goat cheese.   […]

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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 […]