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It’s a family affair at Latin Bites Cebiche & Pisco Bar, formerly Latin Bites, with Chef Chef Roberto Castre, (recently voted ‘Chef of the Year’ by Eater.com) Rita Castre and brother in law Carlos Ramos, Peruvian natives with backgrounds in business and hospitality. You may have tried them at their former smaller locale in downtown, now they have a new name and new location in the Uptown area. They have devised a menu that offers the same extensive array of both small and larger plates. They have infused their restaurant with a serious love of Peruvian culture that is evident in the welcoming interior of their new space in the Uptown area.

They are focusing on Peru’s most popular dish and beverage--the cebiche and Pisco, plus 20 dishes, and the dinner menu has more grill options and specialties-- from traditional dishes like the Papas a la Crema or Empanadas to more fusion offerings, including the Asian-style Cebiche Chifero, tuna cebiche infused in aji Amarillo, carrots, red onions, snow peas, peanuts and served on a wonton tube with Peruvian corn sweet potatoes. Their spacious chic dining room is great for a meal, but also stop by for their happy hours at their Pisco bar and terrace for some of their signature cocktails.

Latin Bites Cebiche & Picso Bar
5609 Woodway
713.229.8369
www.latinbitescafe.com






Strut your Stuff



Jute tote: Peacock $19

We found a great jute tote at the Laura U Collection, perfect as a purse, catch-all, beach bag or whatever you need to have with you. It has sturdy bamboo handles, comfortable cotton straps and an interior aqueous coating.

Laura U Collection
1840 Westheimer
713. 522. 0855
www.shoplaurau.com



 

Houston Philanthropy

Making a Difference Luncheon


Pattie Dale Tye, Gwen and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett

Over 250 people gathered at Hotel ZaZa in support of El Centro de Corazon. Chairperson Pattie Dale Tye and Honorary Chairpersons Gwen and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett were pleased to welcome long time supporters of El Centro and their commitment to the Houston community. Lily Jang of KHOU Channel 11, emceed the day. The luncheon featured a short but powerful panel discussion with influential leaders in the health care and business fields, including Dr. Marc Boom. CEO of The Methodist Hospital, Dr. Herminia Palacio, Executive Director of Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services (HCPHES) and David Lopez, President and CEO of the Harris County Hospital District. The panel addressed topics related to the current state of the health care system in Harris County and future implications. The panel emphasized the critical need for organizations, like El Centro, which provides health care services to individuals and families, who are uninsured and underinsured, from across the greater Houston area. Founder Mary Jo May gave an update on El Centro and applauded everyone’s efforts and their generosity. Seen in the crowd: David Ruiz, Donna and Igor Alexander, Karen Love, Valerie Gibbs, Gloria Bounds, Marcie Mir, Diane Hasell, Frances Castaneda-Dyess, Dr. Julie Boom and Margaret and Joel Shannon.



 

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your social and shopping schedule!

April 28
The Final Twist book signing of Underground Texas at River Oaks Books

Cattle Barons Ball




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