Dining and Entertainment

January 4, 2011

Construction at I45 and Louetta

The Northwest corner of the I45 and Louetta intersection continues to experience further development. First on the scene was the Cheddars restaurant which opened in May of 2009. This particular Cheddars location seems to be perpetually busy and is rumored to be the highest grossing Cheddar’s restaurant in the U.S. In September of 2010, construction […]
December 7, 2010

Cash in on FREE reward cards from Spring Texas restaurants

Reward yourself this holiday season by cashing in on FREE reward cards.  Numerous Spring Texas area restaurants are offering a free reward card with the purchase of a gift card.  The majority of the reward cards are valid only for the first couple of months of 2011 so you will want to use them quickly to avoid losing them. Pappas Restaurants […]
November 20, 2010

Smoked Turkey for Thanksgiving

Would you like a smoked turkey for Thanksgiving but don’t want to do the smoking yourself?  Several Spring Texas businesses are willing to do the smoking for you … including: Logan Farms has whole smoked turkeys ranging from 10 – 12 lbs for $34 – $42.  They are located at 2427 FM 1960 West in Houston […]
October 20, 2010

Best patios for outdoor dining in Spring Texas

  With low humidity and evening temperatures in the mid 60s, its the ideal time to get out and discover the best patios for outdoor dining in the Spring Texas area. Below are some of our personal favorites for dining al fresco: Located in the Willowbrook Mall area, Pappadeaux’s has an outdoor patio that will […]
September 8, 2010

Under construction – What’s being built at I45 and Louetta?

The ground is being leveled and dust is a whirling from the additional development occurring at the northwest corner of I45 and Louetta in Spring Texas.  As the extremely popular and the seemingly always busy or at least it is every time we go, Cheddars Restaurant will soon have a new neighbor to its west.  The new […]
July 12, 2010
Grottos Woodlands TX

Where’s the best Pizza?

There are numerous criteria in which you can judge pizza including its … crust, style (NY, Chicago, deep dish, brick oven), toppings (variety, quality, quantity, distribution, proportion), value, and the atmosphere its served in. Where’s the best pizza in the Spring Texas area?  In my opinion, the best all around pizza is served at Grotto’s.  Grotto’s pizza is baked in a […]
January 24, 2010

Who has the best cheese fries in Spring Texas?

Cheese fries have to be the best pig out and comfort food of all time. They probably have a gazillion calories and a high percentage of fat content but they are so good that I don’t know how anybody could resist them.  At least not all the time. If you are going to eat cheese fries you want […]
December 6, 2009

Where to get great oysters on the half shell

Oysters on the half shell … it seems either people love them or think they are slimy inedible objects.  I am one of those people who love, love, love oysters on the half shell. Finding reasonably priced and good oysters on the half shell in Spring Texas is not quite as difficult as finding a pearl in an oyster […]
July 24, 2009
Chuy's TEX MEX Restaurant

Who has the best Mexican food in Spring Texas?

I have heard that to true purists there is a difference between Mexican and Tex/Mex food, but this Gringo certainly does not know what it is.  What I do know is what I like and what I like are cold, frozen margaritas, crisp chips, chunky red salsa, creamy green salsa, tasty fajitas, and loaded nachos.  These are […]