Willie's Grill & Icehouse is expected to open a new location at 2600 Smith Ranch Road, Pearland, in mid-January, Hometown Social owner Rachel Austin said in an email. Hometown Social is working for the chain’s public relations and marketing.

The Texas chain offers burgers, chicken and seafood dishes, including the Icehouse Willie, a catfish and shrimp combo, and a Cajun fire chicken sandwich. www.williesgrillandicehouse.com