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Long Lines for Lobster; Pasta to Try Now; Dry Creek's Near Perfect Burger

Burlesque spotlighted, plus other news and events you may have missed.

Houstonians are standing in hour long lines to take a bite of Cousins Maine Lobster's rolls and tacos.
Houstonians are standing in hour long lines to take a bite of Cousins Maine Lobster's rolls and tacos.
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LOBSTER WORTH WAITING FOR  — Would you wait for hours for a lobster roll? That's exactly what some Houstonians are doing. The Shark Tank-funded food truck Cousins Maine Lobsters rolled into town last month, gaining hundreds of followers after numerous local news appearances and coverage online. After a presidential visit, the truck is in high demand but is it worth a two hour wait? [Houston Chronicle]

PASTA DISHES TO CHECK OUT — Loading up on carbs has never been so delicious as quality restaurants continue to open around town. Topping them all? Pasta. Whether served in a sauce, stuffed or covered in truffles, add noteworthy pasta dishes from Da Marco, Paulie's and Coltivare to your to-do list. [Zagat Houston]

DRY CREEK IS A BURGER DESTINATION — Russell Weil of the blog Eat More Burgers declares Dry Creek's Bavarian Blue burger to be near perfection. Crafted with 100% Angus Beef, applewood bacon, cider caramelized onion, and thick slice of Chirlboga Blue Cheese, the harmonious ingredients make for a memorable and pleasurable meal. [Eat More Burgers]

BURLESQUE FINDS AN AUDIENCE IN HOUSTON — With Prohibition's new downtown digs, burlesque has become even hotter than ever in Houston. Igniting the art of the tease flames, The Moonlight Doll whose steamy performances at the swanky supperclub put a new spin on dinner and a show in Houston. [KTRK]

"TURNIP" FOR VEGGIES — Veg out for a good cause Saturday, February 21. Houstonia magazine is hosting the meat-free throwdown, pitting well-known chefs against one another. Bernie's Burger Bus, Main Kitchen, Ruggles Black, Pondicheri and Triniti will put their cooking chops to the test and create the ultimate veggie dish.  [Eaterwire]