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Where’s the Best Pizza in Houston?

November 4, 2017


October was National Pizza Month, and I took this as my personal mission to eat as much pizza as I possibly could in order to make this list for you. YOU ARE WELCOME.

OK, I know this is completely subjective, but these are some of my favorite ‘za spots to enjoy a slice.

Woodlands franchisee honored at gala

October 15, 2017

By Michelle Iracheta

A Woodlands-area man has been recognized as the 2017 “Franchisee of the Year” by an international pizza restaurant brand.

Russo’s Restaurants honored Guillermo Medellin, who operates three restaurant concepts in Texas, with the award at a conference in Washington, D.C., during the International Franchise Association’s gala where approximately 500 people were in attendance.

Lavecchia Assumes Culinary Leadership Role for Russo’s Restaurants


Multiconcept operator Russo’s Restaurants appointed Vincenzo Lavecchia to serve as corporate chef. In his new role Lavecchia will lead menu expansion, staff development and more.

Russo’s Brings on Pizza Champ

October 10, 2017


Russo’s Restaurants, which includes Russo’s New York Pizzeria as well as Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, recently appointed award-winning Vincenzo “Enzo” Lavecchia as corporate chef, where he will lead menu expansion, staff development and more.