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 | Breakfast
Diana American Grill, 800 Bagby, will open during show weeks at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. The debut of the restaurant, named for Texas philanthropist and academic Diana Hobby, features an elegant menu from James Beard award-winning...
9 days ago | Booze
Killen's TMX, 9330 Broadway, is slated to open in Pearland's Silverlake Plaza this November. Social media and various online publications have been floating the rumors for months of chef and restaurateur Ronnie Killen's plans for venturing beyond ...
16 days ago | Happy Hour Scene
Postino WineCafe, 805 Pacific, is slated to open in the first quarter of 2019. The wine and nosh bar will occupy the building which originally housed Montrose Mining Company, the longest operating gay bar in Houston, since 1978. It closed nearly t...
21 days ago | Bar Beat
You've worked all through the summer while your Facebook page lit up with your friends' travel photos from white sandy beaches or European bistros. Well, Labor Day is here and it's time for those who labor to take a three day weekend for themselve...
22 days ago | Breaking News
Chris Shepherd, chef, restaurateur and Renaissance man, will open One-Fifth Mediterranean, September 1, in keeping with the other incarnations of his concept of five different restaurant concepts in five years, in the same building. It started wit...
23 days ago | Bar Beat
Vibrant, 1931 Fairview, opened August 27. The new health-focused concept from first-time restaurateur, Kelly Barnhart features a menu designed by wellness expert and blogger, Alison Wu. For now, the restaurant is serving breakfast and lunch, with ...