Author: Phaedra Cook

Italian Restaurant On Houston’s North Side Is A Survival Story—And Dishes Out A Fine Lasagna

POSTED: January 24, 2017 AT 1:28 pm   /   Food Finds, Italian

Matt Vernon was running Lasagna House III at 217 Cypress Creek Parkway when in a neighboring business left the entire restaurant with severe water and smoke damage. The restaurant had to close, leaving him and his wife, Mary, scrambling for a new workplace. For a time, Vernon ran the Rustica food truck at Bernie’s Backyard […]

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Forthcoming Rice Box Storefront Channels
“Neo-Chinese Takeout” Vibe

POSTED: January 20, 2017 AT 3:36 pm   /   News

After 18 months of development, The Rice Box, which started as a food truck, is about to have a street level brick-and-mortar location. It is slated to “soft open” on Chinese New Year, which is on Saturday, January 28. Owner John Peterson’s first expansion of the truck’s Chinese-American style food was at a counter-service spot […]

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Greenway Coffee Owners Expand With A New Shop In Downtown Houston

POSTED: January 19, 2017 AT 2:10 pm   /   Coffee & Tea

Remember when the only way to get Greenway Coffee was to go to the food court underneath Greenway Plaza? We do. Fortunately since then, the Houston-based, boutique roaster has established a presence at Blacksmith and Morningstar, and is served in some of Houston’s finer restaurants. Now, David Buehrer and Ecky Prabanto’s company is expanding to […]

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