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Chef Ryan Pera On Getting Healthy And His Favorite Places To Eat

Photo Credit: Julie Soefer Three years ago, when chef Ryan Pera turned 41, he made a decision to get healthy. He lost 50 pounds and made going to the gym and exercising a part of his daily routine. Now Pera, who owns Revival Market, Coltivare and Eight Row Flint with Morgan Weber, is melding that passion for fitness with efforts to raise money for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry, a program dedicated to helping end childhood hunger. Pera and nine members of his team across the three…

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The Pastry War’s Kehlen Selph On Making A Great Margarita

The margarita is a Texas tradition and Houston has no shortage of restaurants and bars serving this simple but refreshing libation. Just last month Food & Wine named Hugo’s as one of America’s top margarita bars and earlier this year the Food Network named The Pastry War’s frozen margarita as one of the 50 Best Cocktails in America. Kehlen Selph, The Pastry War’s general manager, attributes the margarita’s popularity to its simplicity and balance. “It just tastes so good. It’s refreshing, it’s…

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