Local restaurateurs support Cy-Hope’s Harvey recovery efforts with A Taste of Cy-Fair

Mark McShaffry owns and operates The Backyard Grill on Jones Road.

Mark McShaffry owns and operates The Backyard Grill on Jones Road.

A group of local restaurant owners and operators are collaborating to launch an event to raise funds for Harvey relief in Cy-Fair.

A Taste of Cy-Fair is set to take place Saturday, Nov. 11, from 5-8 p.m. at Lakeland Village Center, 10615 Fry Road, Cypress. All proceeds will go to the Cy-Hope Disaster Relief fund, organizers said.

The Backyard Grill, The Cheese Bar, Alicia’s Mexican Grille, Galiana’s Bakery & Cafe, Land of a Thousand Hills, Texas Roadhouse, Dario’s Steakhouse & Seafood, d’Vine Wine Bar, Marvino’s Italian Kitchen and Hanan’s Cafe are among the local eateries participating, and local businesses can still sign up.

Officials said they are hoping to have about 50 restaurants on the lineup. A Taste of Cy-Fair is also set to feature wine and beer vendors, a silent auction, vendor market and live music.

Tickets cost $30 for adults and $15 for children 11 and under and can be purchased online ahead of the event. www.atasteofcyfair.com
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.