8 min

What’s up with Luby’s‪?‬ Looped In

    • Business

Luby’s, a cafeteria-style restaurant, is so ingrained in Texas culture that the TV series “King of the Hill” has a character named after its signature platter. So when Luby’s board voted to liquidate the brand, many were shocked. But — as Amanda Drane, who formerly covered retail for the Houston Chronicle, tells Rebecca Schuetz — liquidating Luby’s is different than Luby’s disappearing.

READ: A Chicago catering entrepreneur bought Luby's. Here's what happens next for the Houston brand.
Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast
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Luby’s, a cafeteria-style restaurant, is so ingrained in Texas culture that the TV series “King of the Hill” has a character named after its signature platter. So when Luby’s board voted to liquidate the brand, many were shocked. But — as Amanda Drane, who formerly covered retail for the Houston Chronicle, tells Rebecca Schuetz — liquidating Luby’s is different than Luby’s disappearing.

READ: A Chicago catering entrepreneur bought Luby's. Here's what happens next for the Houston brand.
Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

8 min

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