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Killen’s Steakhouse Hires New Chef

Plus, a popular sommelier departs his post

A new chef is in charge of these slabs of beef now
Kimberly Park

— As he looks to expand his restaurant empire into Austin, Ronnie Killen has officially handed over the reigns at Killen’s Steakhouse to a brand new chef. CultureMap reports that Killen has tapped Steve Haug, formerly of Peska Seafood Culture and Grazia, to lead the kitchen. Notably, Haug spent 10 years at the Galleria outpost of Del Frisco’s, which probably means that the man knows his way around steak. [CultureMap]

— Fans of sommelier Evan Turner’s wine picks will be sad to learn that the popular wine nerd has resigned from his post at Helen Greek Food & Wine. Turner is reportedly leaving the restaurant to pursue other opportunities, though no next move has been announced as of yet. [EaterWire]

— A second outpost of popular Houston caffeine haven Dot Coffee Shop will officially open in early June. Via Facebook, Dot announced that it will open the second location at 12010 East Freeway. It’s set to arrive in early June. [Facebook]

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