HEIGHTS— To celebrate the grand opening of its first Houston location, Austin-based döner kebap chain Verts is giving away one free kebap per person this Saturday (April 12) at 107 Yale from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be live music and a raffle to win free food from this restaurant for a year. [Eaterwire]
LISTICLES— The Gastronaut's Robb Walsh offers a list that's worth reading. His top picks for Italian places in Houston includes solid options like Coppa Ristorante, Osteria Mazzantini, Da Marco, Ciao Bello and Giacomo's among others. [Gastronaut]
HEIGHTS— Mark's American Cuisine pastry chef Gracie Nguyen is still recovering from injuries sustained at this year's SXSW crash. Joshua Martinez of Goro & Gun and local chef Adam Dorris are reviving the "Ghetto Dinner Series" for a benefit that will be held this Sunday (April 13) to help the single mother cover her medical expenses. More info here.
Verts in Cedar Park [Photo: Facebook]