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.
5 hours ago | Coronavirus
Passover begins Wednesday April 8 at sundown for those of the Jewish faith. Palm Sunday was this past weekend and for many Christians, it begins the holiest week of the year. Ramadan starts April 23 this year for Muslims. Whether you are a believe...
5 days ago | Restaurant News
We are all getting a little cranky and stir crazy as the weeks turn into possible months of quarantine and social distancing. And some of us are still not getting the idea. We are trying to support Houston's restaurants and businesses but we would...
12 days ago | Restaurant News
Every week, we list Houston's newest restaurants opening and the occasional shutter in the Openings and Closings. For now, we are focused on keeping Houston's existing restaurants open. There are a number of restaurants, bars and nightclubs that h...
14 days ago | Coronavirus
You've done all your shopping. You and the people you love are hunkered down, working from home and ready for the long haul. It might be a while. It's time to make the most of what is in your house and at your disposal. Houston is not on a m...
16 days ago | Breaking News
News that Southern Smoke Spring, the fundraising event for The Southern Smoke Emergency Relief Fund to help industry employees was canceled in early March hasn't, as it turned out, ended the all-important fundraising efforts of restaurateur and ch...
19 days ago | Restaurant News
By now, many of us are getting a little stir crazy. We have been in isolation baking bread like John Lennon. On March 16, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo ordered restaurants to close down their dine-in operation...