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 | Restaurant News
Berg Hospitality is uniting with Ancorian to bring two new restaurants to W. 11th in the Heights. Owner and founder Benjamin Berg is teaming up with the Houston-based Ancorian, a regional investment and development company, to open Trattoria Sofia...
5 days ago | Restaurant News
Houstonians are a hardy bunch of folks but this past winter storm coupled with an ongoing pandemic and political back-biting about energy has some of us ready to throw in the towel. One of the hardest hit industries is the hospitality sector with ...
9 days ago | Restaurant News
This week is a slim one as far as new restaurants go. The record-breaking and heartbreaking Texas winter storm has caused many established restaurants in the Greater Houston area to close temporarily. Some closed early to keep their employees safe...
16 days ago | Restaurant News
Local Foods Market, 2424 Dunstan, opens February 16 in the former benjy's restaurant. Benjy's closed in March 2020 to make way for the new concept. It was the last remaining location for owner Benjy Levit's namesake restaurant. Now, Levit's focus ...
18 days ago | Restaurant News
It's crawfish season and whether you call them crawfish, crawdads or mudbugs, we call them delicious. Some like them with Vietnamese flavors, garlic butter or coated in Cajun seasonings. Some pinch, twist and suck the juicy heads, others just pull...
19 days ago | Restaurant News
On February 16 the 2021 version of Fat Tuesday will be here and though it may look a little different this year, there are still plenty of ways to get your Mardi Gras on. The parades may be canceled and the debauchery near non-existent (it is a se...