BRENHAM — Sid Bass has agreed to lend Blue Bell Creameries up to $125 million for the ice-cream company to rebound from their economically taxing listeria recall. The deal could reportedly provide Bass with a one-third stake in Blue Bell. Awaiting #thankyousid or #waytogosid hashtags to start trending any moment now. [The Wall Street Journal]
DOWNTOWN — Quattro Restaurant will begin a food and film series August 7 at the Four Seasons Hotel. The series will run through early October, and kicks off with cult-classic Rocky Horror Picture Show. Quattro Executive Chef Maurizio Ferrarese will curate five-course dinners to accompany the film and food events. Proving movie ticket prices are indeed going up, expect the cost to start at $79 per person/$145 per couple, with beverages costing extra.
DOWNTOWN — Saint Arnold Brewing Co. expects their annual Feast of Saint Arnold event this weekend will raise over $60,000 for Texas Children's Hospital's Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center. The event, features four main courses as well as hors d'oeuvres and dessert accompanied by a variety of regular and special brews, has already sold out, proving the most philanthropic folks enjoy a good beer. [EaterWire]