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Simply Greek Goes From Food Truck to Restaurant Without Losing the Magic

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:30+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Business, Business Spotlight|

Two years ago, restaurateur Terry Stamatakos and his wife moved from New York City to Houston to be closer to his wife’s family. He figured he would open a pizzeria here, as he had in New York. After looking around, he decided that Houston already had enough pizza joints, but what it didn’t have, he soon [...]

BusinessConnect with Super Bowl

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:30+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Business, Business Spotlight|

Super Bowl LI Business Connect is a partnership between the National Football League (NFL) and the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee to link diverse Houston suppliers to contracting opportunities related to Super Bowl LI. The program’s intent is to provide networking, educational and other business development opportunities to encourage greater business success for each participant. [...]

Supreme Sandwiches Stays True to the Classics

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:30+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Business, Business Spotlight|

Everyone loves Food Network shows that include surprising flavors cobbled together in such a way that most of us would never dream to try ourselves. Even restaurants compete to try to discover the latest, greatest taste blend with which to entice customers through the door. But Supreme Sandwiches prefers to stick to the classics. This Spring Branch mainstay bucks the [...]

From Cooking for Presidents to Cooking for Spring Branch

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:30+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Business, Business Spotlight|

Daniel Walsh will never forget the time President George H.W. Bush gave him his business card. It was 1990, and Walsh was part of a small army of chefs catering a grand dinner banquet at the Wortham Theater Center to benefit the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy; he was in charge of the risotto [...]

Adventures in Birds: A Safe Haven for Orphaned Birds in Spring Branch

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:31+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Business, Business Spotlight|

Ellen* found herself alone, having lost her husband Tom* a few months before to cancer. At 83 years old and suffering from arthritis, she wasn’t finding it easy to take care of her responsibilities, and was finding it difficult to care for her beautiful red macaw parrots. They were a long term bonded pair, and had been the [...]

EurAsia Fusion Sushi Blends European Flavors with Japanese Style

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:32+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Business, Business Spotlight|

George Liau’s childhood was an interesting one. As a child, he moved from China to Central America, and watched as his entrepreneurial parents got involved in numerous business endeavors, from laundry and dry cleaning to food service. When it came time to choose his own career, George, not keen on washing clothes, dove right into [...]