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• The Houston Business Journal reports that Fiesta Mart there is opening its newest concept store, Fiesta Mart Place, in the Sugar Land community, which features "Executive Chef Gilbert's menu at the Market Place Eatery, featuring entrées and side dishes at the Chef's Table, breakfast tacos and yogurt parfaits, plus daily hot bars for lunch and dinner ... Additional meal options include the Chef's Corner: a sandwich bar, sushi, a salad station, a burrito bar and a pizza station which uses traditional artisan crusts.”


• The Birmingham Business Journal reports that "Belle Foods' largest creditor, C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc., may shutter its warehouse in Oxmoor Valley, laying off 203 people." Belle has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with $42 million in debt, is reorganizing, and has said that it plans to continue using C&S, but the continued operation of the warehouse apparently depends on whether the two companies continue to do business.
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