Scrumptious Houston serves dessert mashups, such as the red velvet "piecaken." (Colleen Ferguson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Scrumptious Houston celebrated one year at 1354 E. NASA Parkway, Ste. F, in mid-August. The dessert shop specializes in cheesecakes, serving approximately 30 rotating flavors as well as custom cakes and cupcakes. Owner and self-taught baker Tahira Christensen shares the space with Niche Catering, where private chef and caterer Nicole McEachern offers customized menus for events. Scrumptious Houston also offers cupcake decorating classes for all ages. 281-549-6824. www.scrumptioushouston.com
A native central New Yorker, Colleen worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact Newspaper before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. She covers public education, higher education, business and development news in southeast Houston. Colleen graduated in 2019 from Syracuse University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she worked for the university's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange. Her degrees are in journalism and Spanish language and culture. When not chasing a story, Colleen can be found petting cats and dogs, listening to podcasts, swimming or watching true crime documentaries.
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