Rustika Cafe & Bakery will host its grand opening Feb. 1 at 3227 Hwy. 6, Sugar Land. The location held a soft opening Jan. 25, and cake and catering orders are now being accepted. The menu features specialty cakes and cookies as well as breakfast and lunch options. The bakery falls under the umbrella of family-owned and -operated wholesale company Sugar Land Baking Co., based in Houston. Owners Leonardo and Francis Reznick founded the business in 1994. 281-494-4230. www.rustikacafe.com
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.