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.
2 days ago | Bakeries
Emmaline, 3210 West Dallas, made its much-anticipated debut on December 11. Operating partner and native Houstonian, Sam Governale, has teamed up with executive chef, Dimitri Voutsinas, pastry chef, Alyssa Dole, and designer, Ashley Putman, to bri...
9 days ago | Restaurant News
Hurricane Harvey has taken its terrible toll on restaurants and businesses throughout Houston, whether it be from flood damage or lost revenue. So, it is always a delight to see restaurants reopen, ready to serve loyal customers who are eagerly aw...
13 days ago | Health
We bid farewell to Thanksgiving 2017 with happy hearts and not so happy stomachs. Here comes December with its office parties, gift exchanges with friends (including adult beverages) and more zipper-busting holiday dinners. The first week of Decem...
16 days ago | Restaurant News
Maison Pucha Bistro, 1001 Studewood, debuted its dinner service November 22. The much anticipated Heights restaurant is owned and operated by the three Pucha brothers, each with their own specialty, after years in the restaurant worlds of Houston ...
23 days ago | Restaurant News
Union Kitchen, 6011 Washington, opened November 20. This is the fifth location, with four others in Bellaire, Kingwood, Memorial City, and Garden Oaks. The restaurant concept from Gr8 Hospitality will have a large outdoor patio and a private dinin...
26 days ago | Random Ephemera
There are two types of holiday hosts; those who live for giving lavish feasts and those who dread it for weeks ahead of time. Whether you willingly invite 20 people to your home every Thanksgiving or have been conned into it by your mom who refuse...