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Food News: Killen's Barbecue Is Now Open in The Woodlands

Plus, Lucille's is rightly honored for some tireless work over the last year.

By Timothy Malcolm January 20, 2021

This plate can be all yours ... in The Woodlands!

It ain't just Pearland now.

You now have a second option for getting Ronnie Killen's famous barbecue, since Killen's Barbecue opened Saturday at 880 Six Pines Dr in The Woodlands.

Get your brisket, pork ribs, sausage, macaroni and cheese, potato salad, and banana pudding, either for dine-in (with outdoor seating), takeout, or drive-thru. Killen's Barbecue in The Woodlands opens at 11 a.m. and closes when sold out Tuesday–Sunday. 

The Nash is now open. Located inside the Star building at 1111 Rusk St, #172, in downtown Houston, this modern American restaurant has a menu developed by chef Omar Pereney that includes pizza, pasta, and entrées like a burger, Colorado rack of lamb, and pan-seared snapper. It's open from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday–Friday. Happy hour is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday–Friday. Brunch plans are in the works too.

Lucille's has been in the news quite a bit over the past year, and for good reason, as chef-owner Chris Williams and his crew have been able to survive while helping others during the pandemic.

For example, on Monday the restaurant's nonprofit distributed 3,000 free meals to people throughout Houston. For that reason, the acclaimed Southern comfort restaurant in the Museum District won $10,000 as part of Rewards Network's Restaurant Resilient $50K Giveaway. The restaurant was honored on Tuesday with a check presentation.

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