A Sad “Ciao” For The Lucky Fig Food Truck

POSTED: December 31, 2016 AT 5:03 pm   /   News

Anyone who thinks running a food truck is easier than running a brick and mortar restaurant should pause and consider the story of cookbook author/Masterchef winner Luca Manfè and his gourmet Italian food truck, The Lucky Fig. Manfè has announced that, after December 31, the food truck will no longer be in business thanks to […]

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Is A New Laurenzo Family Concept Slated For Midtown Houston? – Updated

POSTED: December 28, 2016 AT 8:23 pm   /   News

An eagle-eyed reader spotted an employment ad on Craigslist for a new concept named Laurenzo’s Bar & Grill. The company is seeking candidates for “front and back of house.” The Laurenzo family are the heirs of legendary Tex-Mex pioneer “Mama” Ninfa Laurenzo and also helm the El Tiempo chain, as well as the Laurenzo’s restaurant […]

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RIP, F.C.: Groundbreaking Northern Thai Restaurant Never Gained Traction [Updated]

POSTED: December 20, 2016 AT 12:18 am   /   News

The Houston Chronicle reported this morning that P.J. Stoops and his wife, Apple, the culinary minds behind Foreign Correspondents, had quit the restaurant. Just hours later, diners with reservations started reporting they were getting cancellation notices because the restaurant has already closed for good. Treadsack group co-owner Chris Cusack confirmed the closing and assured us […]

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