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Downing Street to Go Non-Smoking; Oysterfest at Caracol

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GALLERIA— Celebrate Foodways Texas with a special Oysterfest courtesy of Caracol and Saint Arnold Brewing Company on March 4 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $75 per person, and can be purchased here. [Eaterwire]

RIVER OAKS— Houston cigar bar Downing Street has announced that it will become a non-smoking establishment as of March 15. Here is the official announcement from the establishment. CultureMap has some early reactions on the news here. [Eaterwire]

RODEO TIMEHoustonia takes a look at the Houston Rodeo by the numbers. In the food department, there looks to be some massive meat consumption: 13,860 strips of chicken-friend bacon, 150 pounds of chocolate-covered bacon, 76,000 turkey legs, 40,000 slices of pizza, 115,000 barbecue sandwiches and 1,000 frog legs. [Gastronaut]

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