Officials with Verna Mae’s announced Oct. 24 the permanent closure of the brick-and-mortar eatery located at 16010 West Road, Houston. The family-owned business operated locally for about five years serving po’boys, seafood and other New Orleans-inspired dishes.

Officials will continue to offer catering services under the name Ma n’ Nem’s Catering, according to a Nov. 6 Facebook post. Sandwich platters, gumbo, fried seafood, pastas, homemade sides and desserts are on the menu. 832-964-5033.