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Cleverly Stone launched Houston Restaurant Weeks in 2003 as an initiative aligned with its mantra of “dine out and do good.”

Nearly two decades later, the annual fundraiser has raised more than $16.6 million and helped provide more than 50 million meals through its support of the Houston Food Bank, according to the Houston website. Restaurant Weeks.

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The Houston Restaurant Weeks founder and host of the cooking talk radio show The Cleverly Show on CBS Sports Radio 650/KIKK-AM, died of cancer in 2020 at the age of 68. Today, his daughter Katie Stone continues her legacy as Chair of the Houston Restaurant Weeks Board of Directors.

Houston Restaurant Weeks, which runs from August 1 through September 5, invites restaurants across greater Houston — including establishments in the Spring area — to offer meals at special prices. The number of meals the restaurant sells determines the donations it makes to the cause.

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In addition to Harris County, the initiative has participating restaurants in Galveston and Montgomery counties. Galveston and Montgomery county food banks are among Houston Restaurant Weeks Food Bank’s partner distribution organizations, the website explains. Food donated to food banks in Galveston and Montgomery counties is donated to nonprofit organizations that distribute to food-insecure customers in the Houston Food Bank service area.

Last year’s Houston Restaurant Weeks resulted in a donation of more than $900,000, which was donated to the Houston Food Bank last December, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Participating restaurants in the Spring area include:

BRIX-Restaurant

BRIX offers a wide selection of wines and dishes.

According to its website, BRIX has more than 2,500 bottles of wine. The dinner menu offers a variety of options from soups and salads to pizzas and pork chops.

BRIX is located at 110 Vintage Park Blvd. in Houston.

The BRIX restaurant, offering a wide selection of wines and dishes in Vintage Park, participates in the Houston Restaurant Weeks 2022. Here is the main bar.

The BRIX restaurant, offering a wide selection of wines and dishes in Vintage Park, participates in the Houston Restaurant Weeks 2022. Here is the main bar.

Courtesy of Don James and Nita Miller, BRIX Wine Cellars

Saigon House FM 1960

The Saigon House specializes in Viet-Cajun cuisine.

Some of their most popular restaurant listing dishes are Viet-Cajun crawfish, Viet-Tex pho, and fried rice.

Saigon House is located at 3645 Cypress Creek Pkwy. in Houston.

Saigon House at 3645 Cypress Creek Pkwy.  in Houston is participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2022 to benefit the Houston Food Bank.

Saigon House at 3645 Cypress Creek Pkwy. in Houston is participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2022 to benefit the Houston Food Bank.

Saigon House

Salted Grass Steak House

Saltgrass at 14909 I-45 North in Houston boasts of having “something for everyone,” including steaks, chicken, and seafood.

The menu at Saltgrass features grilled cuts of beef such as rib eye, porterhouse and center cut tenderloin.

Saltgrass Steak House will be participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks.

Saltgrass Steak House will be participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks.

Salted Grass Steak House

The butler’s house

The Butler House offers American, Seafood, Vegetarian, Wine Bar and more.

The restaurant serves appetizers, brunch, lunch, and dinner with dishes such as Malbec-braised ribs and blackened red fish.

This family run property is located at 23931 Gosling Rd. in Spring.

The Butler House at 23931 Gosling Rd. in Spring is a participating restaurant in this year's Houston Restaurant Weeks.

The Butler House at 23931 Gosling Rd. in Spring is a participating restaurant in this year’s Houston Restaurant Weeks.

Jared Williams

The chef’s table

The Chef’s Table showcases the culinary creations of Executive Chef Paul Friedman.

The restaurant at 110 Vintage Park Blvd., Building J, Houston offers an upscale dining experience.

The chef’s table offers options to satisfy a variety of palates, from gumbo and filet mignon to charred octopus or chili with acorns.

The Chef's Table at 110 Vintage Park Blvd., Building J, Houston is one of the restaurants participating in this year's Houston Restaurant Weeks.

The Chef’s Table at 110 Vintage Park Blvd., Building J, Houston is one of the restaurants participating in this year’s Houston Restaurant Weeks.

Emmanuel Delfin

Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse

Avenida Brazil offers a fine dining experience at The Woodlands.

The establishment offers meat and seafood, a salad bar, side dishes and desserts. It also offers specialty menus, including a vegan menu as well as dairy-free, egg-free and gluten-free menus.

Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse is located at 1400 Research Forest Dr. in Shenandoah.

Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse at 1400 Research Forest Dr. in Shenandoah is helping support the Houston Food Bank through its participation in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2022. Shown here is Picanha from Avenida Brazil.

Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse at 1400 Research Forest Dr. in Shenandoah is helping support the Houston Food Bank through its participation in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2022. Shown here is Picanha from Avenida Brazil.

Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse

State kitchen and bar

State Fare offers a menu of meals made from scratch “as bold and diverse as the state of Texas.”

Among his dishes are a double-cut smoked pork chop, State Fare cheeseburger, and “Texas Red” beef chili.

State Fare recently opened its third location at 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd. in the woods.

State Fare Kitchen & Bar has opened its third location at 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd.  in the woods on April 18.  Shown: Birria grilled cheese.  State Fare is one of the restaurants participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks.

State Fare Kitchen & Bar has opened its third location at 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd. in the woods on April 18. Shown: Birria grilled cheese. State Fare is one of the restaurants participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks.

State Tariff

The kitchen of the wheel

The Wheel Kitchen at 25510 Zion Lutheran Cemetery Rd. in Tomball is described on HRW’s website as fusion-eclectic, offering organic comfort food and vegan options.

In addition to breakfast, lunch, and dinner, The Wheel Kitchen has a coffee bar, its own craft beers, and a variety of goodies.

The Wheel Kitchen at 25510 Zion Lutheran Cemetery Rd. in Tomball is among the restaurants participating in the 2022 Houston Restaurant Weeks initiative.

The Wheel Kitchen at 25510 Zion Lutheran Cemetery Rd. in Tomball is among the restaurants participating in the 2022 Houston Restaurant Weeks initiative.

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For more information and a complete list of participating restaurants in greater Houston, visit houstonrestaurantweeks.com.

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