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Every bit counts and helps pay our writers. No reward at this level but if every one of our readers contributed this small amount monthly, we'd be more than covered and could focus more on covering Houston's bar and restaurant scene rather than raising funds. Thank you! 

Note: this tier amount is billed the 1st of each month unless you cancel — but we plan to keep giving you good reasons not to! 

Did Someone Say Lasagna?

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Attn: residents of Spring, Cypress and North Houston! Lasagna House - 1960 serves up both classic lasagna and inventive new takes alongside a selection of hard-to-find craft beers. Support Houston Food Finder for only $5 a month and get $20 worth of gift cards to use on your next visit! 


Note: this amount is billed the 1st of each month unless you cancel but we plan to keep giving you good reasons not to! We're hoping to be able to re-up subscribers with rewards of equal value periodically.  

I Just Showed Up to Say I Love You

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No rewards at this level, but every monthly "subscription" keeps us going. Thank you!  


Note: this tier amount is billed the 1st of each month unless you cancel — but we plan to keep giving you good reasons not to! 


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A Big Phat Reward!

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Sign up to support Houston Food Finder at the $10-per-month level and receive a $25 gift card for Phat Eatery in the mail! Phat Eatery serves acclaimed and excellent Malaysian food in Katy Asian Town center. 


Note: this tier amount is billed the 1st of each month unless you cancel — but we plan to keep giving you good reasons not to! We're hoping to be able to re-up subscribers with rewards of equal value periodically.  

Enjoy Peli Peli South African Kitchen

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Use this $25 gift card towards the popular espetada, bobotie or many other South African dishes for at any Peli Peli restaurant — or, check out the three-course executive lunch! With locations in Vintage Park, The Woodlands, Katy and The Galleria, there might be one near you! (Please note — not valid at Peli Peli Kitchen or for Peli Peli meals at Kroger.)

Note: this tier amount is billed the 1st of each month unless you cancel — but we plan to keep giving you good reasons not to! We're hoping to be able to re-up subscribers with rewards of equal value periodically.

Drinks, Sunshine and Hammocks!

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Support Houston Food Finder at this level and get a $50 gift card for Axelrad in midtown Houston! A huge thanks goes to owner Adam Brackman and his staff for supporting local journalism for the long term. 

Learn From The Enchilada Queen!

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Learn how to cook authentic Tex-Mex in a class with The Enchilada Queen and cookbook author herself, Sylvia Casares! Several new classes are coming up for 2021. Visit her website to view them all, then let us know which one you are interested in. (Class must not already be sold out.) Only two of these rewards are available. https://www.sylviasenchiladas.com/store/events/

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Show you're a Houston Food Finder year-round with a quarterly reward. Get a T-shirt, mug, hoodie and sticker for every three months of your support of our work.
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Houston Food Finder Swag Pack!

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Get a unique Houston Food Finder swag item every three months! You'll receive four items in one year: a neck gaiter, hoodie, mug and sticker. Thanks for your ongoing support!
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Houston Food Finder Goodie Box!

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A mystery box of gifts from Houston restaurants and other small businesses exclusively for our best supporting readers! Value is $200+! Only 25 will be created & hand-delivered. (No shipping or returns available. Greater Houston area and 21+ only. ) 

Expertly Guided Tequila Tasting for 4!

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Steve Sharma, owner of premier tequila bar and Mexican restaurant El Big Bad in downtown Houston, will guide you and three friends as you taste through three tequila expressions and nosh on included appetizers. This reward is valued at $200! Who says education can't be a good time, too? 


Note: this amount is billed the 1st of each month unless you cancel but we plan to keep giving you good reasons not to! We're hoping to be able to re-up subscribers with rewards of equal value quarterly.  

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About Houston Food Finder

Established in November 2016 by restaurant critic and food/beverage writer Phaedra Cook, Houston Food Finder provides in-depth coverage of #Houston's best #food, #drinks and the #restaurants and #bars that serve them. 

Patreon is a platform that allows fans to collectively support creative endeavors that they enjoy or value with a small dollar amount the beginning of each month.  Our Houston Food Finder readers can not only ensure that our publication continues but also get rewarded for doing so for as little as $4 monthly! 

(To be clear: Patreon support facilitates a recurring "subscription" amount charged monthly but you can cancel anytime. For a one time contribution with no reward, visit this page.)

While Houston Food Finder does have some amazing sustaining sponsors, the truth is that acquiring these and bringing in sufficient funds each month is an ongoing struggle. Many restaurant and bar owners "don't believe" in advertising or just can't afford it. The thing is that Houston Food Finder is an incredibly important medium for those same owners to communicate their news to the public. For that reason, many are doing what they can to lend their support to this publication by way of rewards to our readers, including gift cards and unique experiences. 

We are always on the hunt for more sponsors (including those that are NOT restaurants or bars). Email us if you've got something you want to promote! We've got some amazing social media services as well as ways to get to know our readers.

For now, we hope our readers see the value of supporting us each month. To keep us going— which means paying for our writers, online hosting, marketing support and other expenses — it really is going to take the collective effort of Houston's dining community. 
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$295.49 of $3,500 per month
This is the base level needed for Houston Food Finder to barely pay its operating expenses (web hosting with a sufficiently powered server, tech support, various software, freelancers, social media team and admin support). At this level, we're getting by but not sustainable long-term.
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