Charlie Felts never saw himself in the restaurant business, but he loves it despite challenges, including losing a restaurant to Hurricane Harvey as well as his business partner and best friend, Chris Simon, in October.
Tookie’s Burgers has been a local staple in the Bay Area for decades, and it has gained notoriety through the years for mainstay specialty items as unusual as the restaurant’s made-up name.
Just over a mile from the Johnson Space Center sits Mediterraneo Market & Cafe, a hole-in-the-wall eatery that has served Mediterranean food to astronauts, celebrities and the local community for 19 years.
One man has turned his love for craft beer into several businesses, serving dozens of different taps of locally owned brews.
Noon Mirch, which translates to “salt and pepper” in Hindi, is the name of a sleek, contemporary restaurant that has served the Bay Area with authentic Indian cuisine for 30 years.
Before Giorgio Floridia bought Sloppy Nick’s in League City in January, he was working for an airline in Rome. He moved to the United States specifically to take the family business under his wing, and he has no regrets.
Sundance Grill II, tucked away in the Waterford Harbor Marina, offers the Bay Area a local waterfront tropical getaway dining experience.
When the late Franco and Domenica Pignataro opened Franca's Real Italian Restaurant on NASA Parkway in 1971, it was the only restaurant for miles, and I-45 could be seen from their window.
For customers, Pierogi Queen is one of very few places in the Greater Houston area to enjoy authentic Polish cuisine.
For locals, Seabrook Classic Cafe has been a fixture in the Bay Area for over 30 years. Brad Emel, owner and founder of the restaurant, estimates that over 6,000 regular customers visit the restaurant at least once every month. He believes the key to his success is consistency.
For many Latinos, as soon as the weather starts cooling down and the holiday season rolls around, it is time to eat tamales.