Whiskey Cake in Stafford celebrates 1-year anniversary with Veterans Day offer

The namesake Whiskey Cake features a toffee torte topped with bourbon anglaise, spiced pecans and whipped cream. (Courtesy Whiskey Cake)
The namesake Whiskey Cake features a toffee torte topped with bourbon anglaise, spiced pecans and whipped cream. (Courtesy Whiskey Cake)

The namesake Whiskey Cake features a toffee torte topped with bourbon anglaise, spiced pecans and whipped cream. (Courtesy Whiskey Cake)

Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Stafford on Nov. 11.

In honor of its anniversary, the restaurant—which is located in The Grid development at 12575 Hwy. 59, Stafford—is offering service members a free whiskey cake dessert with their military ID, according to a press release on behalf of the restaurant. Additionally, when people send a story about a local veteran to Whiskey Cake's social media, the company will deliver a half-whiskey cake to the veteran.


Whiskey Cake uses local ingredients to craft its brunch, lunch and dinner options. It also serves a variety of beer, whiskeys and other cocktails along with its signature namesake dessert.

There are two other Whiskey Cake locations in the Houston area, one in Katy and one in The Woodlands.
281-729-8333. www.whiskeycake.com
By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


MOST RECENT

For a third consecutive semester, Texas public school districts will not be penalized financially due to declining enrollment and attendance as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, due to an extension of the hold-harmless guarantee, state leaders announced March 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas leaders ensure financial stability for public school districts through spring semester with hold-harmless extension

The guarantee also ensures that Texas school systems can retain their teachers for the 2020-21 school year for whom they originally budgeted.

Fort Bend County is currently running four COVID-19 vaccination sites as well as one mobile team, (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Fort Bend County nearing a turning point in fight against COVID-19, health authority says

With COVID-19 vaccine distribution moving at a steady pace and more updates to the state’s list of who is eligible to receive one expected soon, Fort Bend County is approaching a turning point in the pandemic, the county’s local health authority said March 4.

FBISD chose Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates following presentations from three search firms during a March 3 special meeting. (Community Impact staff)
Fort Bend ISD board of trustees selects search firm to conduct hunt for next superintendent

FBISD chose Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates following presentations from three search firms during a March 3 special meeting.

This month, the Greater Houston area will mark the anniversaries of its first confirmed COVID-19 cases as well as the first deaths attributed to the pandemic. (Courtesy Pexels)
Share your story: Have you lost anyone to COVID-19?

This month, the Greater Houston area will mark the anniversaries of its first confirmed COVID-19 cases as well as the first deaths attributed to the pandemic.

People wait in line to receive a vaccine at an Austin Public Health vaccination site. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas offers COVID-19 vaccinations to school, child care workers

Educators, school staff and child care professionals are qualified to receive coronavirus vaccines effective immediately.

In response to Gov. Greg Abbott's March 2 announcement that Texas' statewide mask mandate and COVID-19-related business restrictions will be lifted as of March 10, the Texas Education Agency released updated public health guidance March 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Updated Texas Education Agency guidance allows individual school boards to determine mask policies

"Under this updated guidance, a public school system's current practices on masks may continue unchanged. Local school boards have full authority to determine their local mask policy," the release reads.

H-E-B will continue to require employees to wear face masks until further notice. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
H-E-B to require employees, ask customers to be masked despite upcoming expiration of governor's mandate

H-E-B officials announced their employees and vendors would still be required to be masked while on the job, and customers would be encouraged to wear masks while in stores.

A mandate will remain in effect for the time being requiring all riders to weak masks on vehicles run by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, officials announced March 3.  (Courtesy Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County)
Mask mandate to remain in effect for all METRO vehicles, properties

The announcement comes one day after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott rescinded his mask order for the state.

Design on a transportation project to extend Soldiers Field Drive in Sugar Land is nearing completion. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Design of Soldiers Field Drive extension in Sugar Land nearing completion, construction to follow

The city of Sugar Land expects construction on Soldiers Field Drive to begin in fiscal year 2021-22, following the completion of the Hwy. 6 road widening project.

Fort Bend ISD officials hope to bring the names for two new district schools before the board of trustees for approval in April. (Courtesy Nathan Colbert)
Fort Bend ISD seeks community input on names for two new district schools

Fort Bend ISD officials hope to bring the names for two new district schools before the board of trustees for approval in April.

Photo from inside a movie theater
Alamo Drafthouse files for bankruptcy, closes theaters in downtown Austin and New Braunfels

Most theaters will remain open under an asset purchase agreement to the company's senior lending partners.