Wing Zone opened its first Greater Houston-area location Feb. 13 at 22560 Hwy. 249, Houston, company officials announced in a February news release.

The new location is the first of 10 locations planned for the Greater Houston area to be opened by franchisees Paula Robertson and Wendy Owens; the duo has two locations under construction, per the release.

"Wing Zone will serve the Houston community a new and fresh option for fast-paced food," Robertson said in a statement. "Our restaurant will provide a great family-friendly environment for locals to come and enjoy a meal or just stop in and grab food on the go."

According to the release, Wing Zone is a Las Vegas-based chain that is known for its menu of bone-in and boneless chicken wings, hand-breaded chicken tenders, and flavor-rubbed french fries. The eatery offers 18 award-winning flavors with heat levels ranging from Tame to Nuclear Habanero. 832-645-4529.