Lorretta Ruggiero is a Houston Press freelance writer based in Cypress, Texas. She loves entertaining her family and friends with her food and sparkling wit. She is married to Classic Rock Bob and they have two exceptionally smart-aleck children.
1 day ago | Bar Beat
One-Fifth Romance Languages, 1658 Westheimer, will close July 31 to make way for its next concept, One-Fifth Mediterranean. For folks wanting to bid adieu, the restaurant will host a family meal the last evening. There will be no set menu, so open...
8 days ago | Food Trucks
La Villa Saint-Tropez, 4315 Montrose, softly opened July 4 and has been serving dinner for the past week. It officially opens July 15 for Sunday Brunch, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Co-owner Vincent Sinard is also part of the team behind Victor, the swanky F...
15 days ago | Beverages
Fusion Eats, 9 Greenway Plaza East, opens July 10, starting at 7 a.m. this Tuesday. Owners Julia Sharaby and Chef David Grossman also own Fusion Taco at 470 North Main.The new concept will serve as an extension of the Fusion Taco brand and include...
22 days ago | Beverages
International Smoke, 800 Sorella Court, will make its Houston debut July 5, adjacent to the Hotel Sorella at CityCentre. The San Francisco concept comes from owners Ayesha Curry and James Beard award-winning chef, Michael Mina. Curry is known for ...
29 days ago | Beverages
Shell Shack, the seafood boil restaurant with six locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, is bringing its concept to the Bayou City. The first Houston area location is planned for July at 2412 Washington, in the former Social Junkie space. ...
2 months ago | Restaurant News
La Vista 101, 1805 West 18th, officially opened May 29. The reinvented restaurant from Greg Gordon has been quietly back on the scene with a soft opening the past week. Gordon opened the original La Vista nearly two decades ago, serving Italian fa...