Instagram star, comedian draws hundreds at restaurant grand opening in Houston

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor

Kwaylon Rogers, also known as BlameItOnKway, speaking at ribbon cutting of his new restaurant in Houston on Nov. 18, 2018.

HOUSTON - Despite the rain, hundreds of people attended the grand opening of award-winning actor and comedian Kwaylon Rogers', aka BlameItOnKway, new seafood restaurant in Houston.

The restaurant, Krab Queenz Houston, opened its doors to the public at 1 p.m. at 10852 Westheimer Road.

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Rogers said his goal was to open a small business, create jobs and bring a taste of Louisiana Cajun cuisine in Houston.

“Kway prioritizes his goal to leave a legacy in the very city that pushed his career by offering good jobs, good food, and good vibes utilizing the platform with which he's been blessed,” according to a press release.



The restaurant also served as a drop off location for toys and goods that will be donated to Houston's annual toy drive and Trae tha Truth Relief Gang.

During the event, special guests like Houston hip-hop artist Trae tha Truth and U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee were among many others who celebrated the opening of Krab Queenz Houston.

"It's a joy to have a new business come and have an emphasis on job creations but also emphasis on small businesses. This is a new owner who has brought a new change to Houston and a great deal of excitement and that's what Houston is all about," Lee said.

She also presented Rogers with a certificate of congressional recognition and a proclamation for opening the restaurant in the city.



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