The restaurant held a soft family and friends opening earlier this week. (Photo by Laura Aebi/Community Impact Newspaper)
Torchy's Tacos is opening a new location in Richmond at 4818 Waterview Town Center Drive on July 21. The restaurant, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, is known for its unique tacos, spicy queso, daily drink specials and Lil' Nookies—a dessert consisting of fried chocolate chip cookie dough dusted with powdered sugar and topped with cherries. Torchy's has more than 65 restaurants in Texas, with nearly 20 in the Houston area. www.torchystacos.com
Laura joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2020 after a few years in the public relations industry. Laura graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from North Texas, Laura relocated to Houston after spending three years in Pacific Northwest. Previously, she interned with two radio stations in Central Texas and held the role of features editor at the San Marcos Daily Record. Laura writes about local government, development, transportation, education, real estate and small businesses in these communities.
Thank you for reading Community Impact
Want more from CI? Becoming a CI Patron grants you access to an exclusive weekend newsletter and CI Swag. Your one-time or monthly donation catapults our mission to hire high-quality journalists and provide trusted news in Texas communities.