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.
4 days ago | Restaurant News
Night Market Thai, 9630 Clarewood, opened on October 3, according to Houston CultureMap. Mike Tran and chef Rikesh Patel have revamped the previous concept, Night Market Curry and Grill, into a Thai restaurant with an ultra-cool interior and color...
6 days ago | Lists
There are terms we have come to accept in the world of food. We got used to Emeril’s Bam!” every time he put some spice in his dishes. Guy Fieri throws the term “flavortown” around like bad money. Celebrity chefs aren’t the only ones who seem to h...
11 days ago | Restaurant News
Theodore Rex, the much anticipated new restaurant from chef Justin Yu, opened October 5 with a completely-filled reservations list. Yu, the 2016 James Beard Award winner for Best Chef: Southwest, was set to open the restaurant in August, but Hurri...
18 days ago | Restaurant News
Molina’s Cantina, the oldest family owned and operated Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston, is closing its 4720 Washington location, as reported by the Houston Press this week. The owners and brothers, Roberto, Ricardo and Raul Molina III, will not be r...
25 days ago | Restaurant News
The Taiwanese pastry chain, 85°C Bakery Cafe, has just opened its second Houston location at 1027 Blalock, catering to the Memorial and Spring Branch areas. While the coffee shop and pastry hub softly opened on August 25 — yes, a day before Harvey...
26 days ago | Weather
The faces of Houston meteorologists were tense and serious. The forecast was dire. We hoped against hope that their predictions of non-stop rain for days were weatherperson dramatics. As Hurricane Harvey neared the Texas coast, we did as Houstonia...