Every month our paper reports on new businesses that have opened in The Woodlands area, including new dining options. Here are 10 notable restaurants that opened in 2016:

1. Blue Fish Japanese Cuisine opened in March at 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd, Ste. 300, The Woodlands. The restaurant serves sushi and sashimi as well as grilled entrees with an Asian fusion concept. Craft cocktails and wines are also available. 281-292-3474. thebluefish.com.

2. Churrascos replaced Americas on The Woodlands Waterway in November at 21 Waterway Ave., The Woodlands. The South American steak and seafood restaurant features lunch and dinner menu options, including salads, tacos, sandwiches, chicken, steak, ribs and fresh fish. 281-367-1492. churrascos.com

3. Owner Moises Ayala opened Moyz Street Food at 25330 Richards Road, Spring, in May. The menu features burgers and Tex-Mex options as well as baked goods. 832-298-3843. facebook.com/moyzstreetfood.

4. Papa Amadeus, a fine dining Italian restaurant, opened in April at 25602 I-45 N, Ste. 101, Spring. The menu features pasta, paninis, salads and entrees, such as pan-seared salmon, pork chops and scallops. Papa Amadeus is also available for catering a takeout services. 281-719-5873. www.papaamadeus.com

5. Pappasito’s Cantina opened in Shenandoah in September at 18101 I-45 S. The Tex-Mex restaurant serves traditional dishes, such as fajitas and enchiladas, as well as drinks, such as margaritas and fine tequilas. 936-271-9777. pappasitos.com

6. Sammy’s Sports Grill opened in April at 1027 Sawdust Road, The Woodlands. Patrons can choose from various appetizers, soups and salads, burgers, Buffalo wings, entrees and kid’s meals. 281-955-3599. sammyssportsgrillandbar.com

7. Austin-based chain Torchy’s Tacos opened its location at 4747 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, in February. The restaurant’s tacos are Mexican street-food-style and include options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 281-465-8918. torchystacos.com

8. Upscale seafood restaurant Truluck’s opened at 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd., Ste. 600, The Woodlands, in March. The menu features fresh fish, steak and crab and is the company’s second Greater Houston area location. 281-465-7000. trulucks.com

9. Vida Vino Wine Bar opened in April at 469 FM 1488, Conroe. The wine bar offers shareable plates, pizza, soups, cheese and meat boards and desserts along with an extensive list of wines. 936-224-6900. vidavino1488.com

10. Windy City Grill and Pizza opened at 1500 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 100, The Woodlands, in March. The menu includes appetizers, sandwiches, burgers and pizza. 281-651-5194. windycitygrillandpizza.com

Our Jan. 18 edition will feature more details on new businesses and restaurants that opened in The Woodlands in 2016 and what is ahead for 2017.