KB's Hot Chicken to open in Sugar Land; Vida Mariscos restaurant coming to Katy and more Houston-area news

KB's Hot Chicken is coming to the former Sleek Chocolate & Cafe location in the Telfair shopping center. (Amanda Feldott/Community Impact Newspaper)
KB's Hot Chicken is coming to the former Sleek Chocolate & Cafe location in the Telfair shopping center. (Amanda Feldott/Community Impact Newspaper)

KB's Hot Chicken is coming to the former Sleek Chocolate & Cafe location in the Telfair shopping center. (Amanda Feldott/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Sugar Land-Missouri City

KB's Hot Chicken preparing to open in Sugar Land

KB's Hot Chicken is coming to the former Sleek Chocolate & Cafe location at 636 Hwy. 6, Ste. 500, Sugar Land, in early March.

The restaurant will serve halal Nashville-style hot chicken and offer hot chicken sandwiches, tenders and platters.



Cy-Fair

30-year-old Cy-Fair business Universal Propane Grill & Light specializes in outdoor kitchens

Bob Fulton said the range of products available have increased along with competition from newer brands, retailers and websites since he opened Universal Propane Grill & Light nearly three decades ago on FM 1960 in 1991.

Sichuan native brings hometown authenticity to Cypress restaurant at Duck N Bao

Customers who go to Duck N Bao for a bite to eat likely have some idea of what they are getting into: The restaurant’s two most popular items are in its name.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Trio of new restaurants announced for innovation hub

Within the 16-acre innovation district, Late August, a new concept by chefs Chris Williams and Dawn Burrell, will join the first brick-and-mortar location for STUFF’d Wings as well as the on-the-go bistro and bakery Common Bond, according to a Feb. 11 news release.

Spring-Klein

Style It Up Boutique now open on Spring Cypress Road

Style It Up Boutique, located at 9803 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 800, Houston, celebrated its grand opening Jan. 30-31. The boutique offers children's clothing, plus-size clothing, workout clothing and accessories.

Pearland-Friendswood

Rollie’s Frozen Custard in Pearland thrives, gives back to the community

Businesses that serve frozen custard are hard to find in Texas, Rollie’s Frozen Custard owner Brenda Wilson said.

Bay Area

Intuitive Machines unveils mission control room for mission to the moon

The mission control room, which cost somewhere between $100,000-$200,000 and took about half a year to build, is inside Intuitive Machines’ suite in the Boeing Co. building, 3700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.

Katy

Vida Mariscos to open in Katy in March

Vida Mariscos will open in March at 902 W. Grand Parkway S., Katy. It offers a variety of fresh seafood, including bass, tilapia, salmon, red snapper and shrimp.

Tomball-Magnolia

Lone Star Cheladas now serving tacos, seafood and specialty drinks in Magnolia

Lone Star Cheladas opened at 28303 Dobbin-Huffsmith Road in Magnolia on Nov. 27, according to business owner Ramiro Rodriguez. The eatery's menu includes food items such as wings, seafood baskets and tacos.

Conroe-Montgomery

Conroe to host Annual Texas Independence Day Celebration on Feb. 27

The Annual Texas Independence Day Celebration will take place at Heritage Place Park in Conroe this year, instead of the Washington on the Brazos historic site, according to a Feb. 11 news release from Taylorized PR. The free celebration will take place at 10 a.m. on Feb. 27 at 500 Metcalf St., Conroe, and will last until 10 p.m.

Claire Shoop, Shawn Arrajj, Danica Lloyd, Hannah Zedaker, Haley Morrison, Adriana Rezal and Eva Vigh contributed to this report.



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Nathan and Elise Rees fused their passions for baseball and beer when they opened Texas Leaguer Brewing in September 2017. (Photos by Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
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