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Houston Elites “Bond” Casino Royale-Style



On June 23, 2009, secret agents, spies, assassins and evil villains of the Houston Yelp Elite Squad gathered for an unforgettable night. The mission: to Bond with fellow Elites at the new Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar.

Those who made it inside the swanky Casino Royale room (via the secret agent password) were treated to a Bond—James Bond—approved evening. Doned in their snazziest gear, it was all high fives, chants and
cheers as Elites engaged in real life poker games—craps, roulette, poker and
black jack—provided by the professional staff at iHostPoker. And what's a Bond party without a few cocktails? Bond Guys and Girls indulged in aromatic vino provided by Cameron Hughes Wine, along with Fleming's
signature white cosmopolitan and apple martinis prepared with the smooth-tasting Zodiac Vodkashaken, not stirred. Special thank you to Fleming's Operating Partner George Malek and his talented and frienldy staff for serving up the snazzy bevs in record time!

Elites and guests also engaged in a bevvy of tantalizing canapes
prepared by Fleming's Chef Joe Gerardi, including beef steak skewers,
jumbo shrimp cocktail, sweet chile calamari, crab cake balls, sun-dried
tomato-topped salmon and artisan
cheeses. For the assassins needing a little spa treatment, Petite Retreat was on site
working their magical fingers on those tired bodies with complementary
massages.

Guests cashed out at the end of the evening for tickets to the raffle, with prizes including a pair of tickets to see Jenny Lewis courtesy of Warehouse Live (won by Kat G), a week's worth of training to River Oaks Fitness (won by Danielle S), a gift card to Petite Retreat (won by Nadia V) and
an iTunes Gift Card (won by David N). And there to capture all those secret spy moments was the Kenny Haner photo booth and more candid shots. Don't forget to check out what yelpers are saying about this Bond-filled evening!

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Til next time, SYOY (see you on Yelp),
Farrah A
Houston Community Manager

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