Fish Tales owners focus on serving seafood in small-town communities
Issue published: February
Fish Tales co-owners Diana and Scott Harpring specialize in serving fresh seafood dishes in small towns. The fast-casual atmosphere and Louisiana-inspired food are what set their restaurants apart, Diana said.
The Rusty Buckle BBQ Co. pitmaster brings unique flavor, family-friendly charm to New Caney
Issue published: March
“You have a bunch of Mexican food restaurants; you have a bunch of fast-food restaurants; but there’s nothing else,” The Rusty Buckle BBQ Co. owner Allen Rhoden said. “It’s either Tex-Mex or fast food, so I said, ‘Let’s offer them some barbecue.’”
Family-owned Manuel’s Mexican Restaurant thrives for decades in Lake Houston area
Issue published: August
For Jose Guadalupe Reyes, managing his family’s restaurant with his brother, Juan Javier Reyes, is continuing the legacy their father created. The family has been operating Manuel’s Mexican Restaurant in the Lake Houston area for more than 25 years.
New Caney native rebrands L&H Cafe into family-friendly eatery
Issue published: September
The business initially opened in March 2019 as L&H Lounge, a restaurant and hookah lounge. But owner Asim Dar recently removed the hookah aspect of the business to make the rebranded L&H Cafe a more family-friendly environment.
1886 Humble Backyard relicenses as restaurant to survive coronavirus pandemic
Issue published: October
On Sept. 10, 1886 Humble Backyard reopened as a restaurant per Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission guidelines. The restaurant now offers its same signature cocktails as well as American-style burgers and sandwiches.
RC’s NYC Pizza & Pasta owner serves New York-style pizza to Kingwood community
Issue published: November
When RC Gallegos made his first pizza, he said it was “garbage.” It was not until he went to New York to study how to make a perfect New York slice that he came back and opened RC’s NYC Pizza & Pasta.