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 | Creative Cooking
Perry's Steakhouse and Grille, 1997 West Gray, opened February 11. The stunning two story restaurant and bar takes over the space that was previously a California Kitchen and as many Houstonians of a certain age remember, a hopping Birra Poretti's...
9 days ago | Lunch
Los Tios, 5161 San Felipe, is expected to open in the former Ciao Bello space this spring. The Tanglewood location will be the fifth and largest Los Tios in the Houston area coming in at 6,000 square feet. Adair Concepts, owned by siblings Katie A...
13 days ago | Bakeries
It's February and it's time to go down to the Mardi Gras. For some, that means beads and boobs. For others, it's a license to get loaded on Hurricanes and daiquiris. And for the devout, it's time to prepare for the Lenten period and load up on all...
16 days ago | Bakeries
Mademoiselle Louise, 1725 Main, opened les portes January 7 on the bottom floor of the Sky House apartments. Frederick Fortin, from Normandy, France, left his career in telecommunications to study the art of patisserie at prestigious schools...
18 days ago | Creative Cooking
In Houston, it's not easy to find a Filipino restaurant that's not a buffet. Ayie's Traditional Filipino-American Food is here to remedy that. If you are missing your Manila mama's home cooking, there's a mama in the kitchen named Analyn Demeterio...
23 days ago | Bar Beat
Truth BBQ, 110 S. Heights Boulevard, opened January 19. The much anticipated barbecue joint from pitmaster, Leonard Botello IV, has been a long-time coming and in a town of BBQ fanatics, the wait has been painful. A brief 45-minute drive down 290 ...