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 hours ago | Restaurant News
SuzieCakes, 1709 Dryden, opened January 16 in the Medical Center. This is the second location for the California-based company which was founded thirteen years ago by Susan Sarich in Brentwood, California near Los Angeles. The company soon expande...
2 days ago | Restaurant News
Voodoo Doughnut, 3715 Washington, is finally here. The grand opening is January 15 at 10 a.m. and there will definitely be a long line of drooling dough nuts. The festivities begin with a ribbon cutting, live band and giveaways. The first 28 custo...
3 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
When people wonder why we Houstonians put up with the heat and humidity of our blazing summers, I like to point out that sometimes, in the middle of January and February, we get 70 degree temperatures under perfectly blue, cloudless skies. My Conn...
7 days ago | Restaurant News
Mutiny Wine Room, 1124 Usener, will open January 18. The Napa Valley-inspired wine tasting venue and restaurant comes from longtime Heights residents, Marke Ellenberger and Emily Trout. Husband Mark hails from California while wife Emily is a nati...
14 days ago | Restaurant News
Antone's Famous Po'boys, 6618 Fannin, opened in the Medical Towers Building at Fannin and Dryden. The buildout of the new 1,960 square foot space was overseen by Construction Concepts and the updated interior design was done by Gin Braverman Desig...
21 days ago | Restaurant News
Hando, 518 W. 11th, opened December 18. The temaki restaurant comes from Jason Andaya of Family Meal Group and childhood friends Ray Chan and Rishi Patel. With executive chef Man Nguyen and sous chef Michael Fee, the team serves hand rolls that ar...