LOCAL Houston | The City Guide JULY 2016 - Page 66

SCENE EVENT: DELICIOUS ALCHEMY CELEBRATING TEN YEARS OF RECIPE FOR SUCCESS WHERE: THE DUNLAVY Celebrating the 10th year of Recipe For Success, Gracie and Bob Cavnar threw a wonderful benefit at the beautiful Dunlavy. A culinary reunion with the air of a parallel party had the kitchen humming all afternoon as ten iconic food artists—all founding members of the Recipe For Success Chef's Advisory Board—prepared their courses. Seventy guests enjoyed an evening filled with delicious food, cocktails, dessert and a live auction. Dinner raised $150,000 for Recipe for Success. Photography by Kim Coffman EVENT: ASTORIA GRAND OPENING WHERE: ASTORIA HIGH RISE Guests enjoyed music and a tour of Houston’s newest property, the beautiful innovative high rise in Uptown Houston, Astoria. Combining art deco with modern design, Astoria’s residences are uniquely made to measure, where the only standard is perfection. Photography by Daniel Ortiz Randall Davis 66 L O C A L | july 16