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Pete Buttigieg visits EaDo restaurant Chapman & Kirby
While in Houston courting the city’s legions of Democratic voters, presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg made a visit to East Downtown restaurant Chapman & Kirby. According to the Houston Chronicle, the candidate used the space to talk to potential supporters about everything from national security to healthcare. He’s the second presidential hopeful to hit Houston in recent weeks, following a visit from fellow Democratic contender Elizabeth Warren.
Cult favorite bakery Lady M returns to Houston
New York City’s Lady M is coming back to Houston for Mother’s Day weekend. The beloved bakery, known for its decadent crepe cakes, will set up a boutique pop-up inside the Galleria starting on Friday, May 10. In addition to whole crepe cakes in pistachio, green tea, and “signature” flavors, the pop-up will also sling slices for folks who don’t want to buy the whole shebang. The pop-up will run through May 12, and serious crepe cake enthusiasts can pre-order whole cakes in advance.
Tropicales debuts on Bissonnet
Tropicales Cafe Y Comida, a new Latin American eatery at 2132 Bissonnet Street, officially opened its doors over the weekend. According to CultureMap, the new all-day cafe is a project of Greenway Coffee’s David Buehrer and partners Steve and Hilary Ybarra. Chef Carlos Ballon oversees the kitchen, which will serve everything from avocado-topped tlayudas to ceviche alongside coffee drinks and cocktails.