Lorretta Ruggiero

Lorretta Ruggiero

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.

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  • 2 days ago | Restaurant News

    Phat Kitchen, 2616 Blodgett, is slated to open in early September 2020 at Cloud Kitchen's Blodgett Food Hall. Cloud Kitchen is specifically designed for production kitchens creating food for off-premise dining. Phat Kitchen will join a number of o...

  • 6 days ago | Food Nation

    National Watermelon Day is today, August 3. However, most of us have been enjoying its sweet, refreshing flavor for the past month or two already. Watermelon loves the heat so August is a great time to head to the grocery store or local produce st...

  • 9 days ago | Restaurant News

    Fiori, 4315 Montrose, opened July 10. It takes over the spot of Montrose and Richmond that has previously housed French boutique restaurants like La Villa and Brasserie Max and Julie. The Italian restaurant offers beautifully done dishes from exec...

  • 16 days ago | Restaurant News

    Pier 6 Seafood and Oyster House, 113 6th, is slated to open summer 2020 in San Leon. Owner Raz Halili, the president and owner of Prestige Oysters, has brought in chef Joe Cervantez who has stepped down as executive chef of Brennan's. Cervantez to...

  • 19 days ago | Restaurant News

    National Wine and Cheese Day is July 25. Yes, there is such a thing and we have a list of places to help you celebrate the special day whether you are braving the outdoor patios of reopened restaurants and wine bars or cuddling at home with your c...

  • 19 days ago | Breaking News

    Vincent "Bubba" Mandola passed away Sunday, July 19 at the age of 77. The family said the cause of death was heart failure. Mandola had recently battled COVID-19 this past June, as reported by abc13.com. Mandola owned a number of restaurants over ...

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