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Patranella’s continue family tradition

Patranella’s continue family tradition

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By Michael Sudhalter michael@theleadernews.com Washington Heights resident Sammy Patranella Sr. grew up in a home that his father built in 1938, a block away from Washington Ave. Sammy Sr., along with his wife, Josephine and son, Sammy Jr., started the restaurant in 1991 built a restaurant in that same home, 813 Jackson Hill St. It’s [...]

From garden to plate at Rainbow Lodge
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Donnette Hansen wants her guests to know what “real” arugula tastes like. That’s just one of the reasons she grows it in a small corner of a valet parking lot across from her Oak Forest restaurant, Rainbow Lodge.

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Waiter of the Month: Arthur Hernandez
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By Michael Sudhalter michael@theleadernews.com Woodlands Heights resident Arthur Hernandez has been a waiter at Barnaby’s, on Woodway, for three years. “It’s a great environment,” Hernandez said. “Because we’re happy and we enjoy being there, the customers are happy.” In addition to his job as a waiter,  Hernandez, 31, is very involved in community service. He [...]

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Art a la Carte: Rock and Wood tomorrow
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The nonconformist, one that draws outside the lines … that’s me, that is what I have always gravitated toward and that is very much what I attempt to bring you in the art world with this column. Ironically, that is what brought me to the Heights twenty years ago too.

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Review: Jenni’s Noodle House
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Leader Eater found a soup iconoclast, recently, in what I thought was an unlikely place – Jenni’s Noodle House.

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The Heights branch of John M. Carrabba’s Piatto Ristorante is now open. The family-owned and run restaurant is open at 11 a.m. for lunch and dinner inside the retail portion of the mixed-use development at 1111 Studewood Place. The original location, where their famous fried asparagus appetizer and traditional Italian fare gained a loyal following, [...]

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Bunches of Brunches
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Several local restaurants are holding Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 20. Here are some of the Easter Brunches the Thirsty Explorer found.

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The Appetizer of the Month is perfect for spring and summer
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Liberty Kitchen, 1050 Studewood St., serves up a piece of Hawaii in the Leader appetizer of the month.

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Nibbles 4/12/14

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Nibbles 4/12/14
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Like flowers in a field, many new eateries springing up.

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Earth Day Houston celebrates environment with day-long free events
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Spring ushers in many festivals. Come enjoy both education and entertainment.

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