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Fort Bend Fork 06/18/14

Soto’s Kitchen 8817 Highway 6, Ste. 200 Missouri City This small Mexican restaurant in the Sienna Plantation area was recommended by two un-related readers, each singing the praises of the margaritas and great food. On an early weekday evening we had our pick of the dozen or so tables. By the time we left, there […]

Capitalism with a cause

Spirit of new Gallery Furniture in Fort Bend With a new showroom for Gallery Furniture in the making in Fort Bend alongside the Grand Parkway, the recent groundbreaking this month leads the way to its opening, planned for near the end of the year. Just last week on June 3,Jim “Mack” McIngvale, the store’s owner […]

The Fort Bend Fork 06/11/14

This recipe is irresistible to those who love chocolate and peanut butter, especially together!  The good news is it only makes 4 servings.  So the likelihood of having any left over to further tempt the weak-willed is slim.  This is a light soufflé style dessert served warm with rich molten chocolate and peanut butter oozing […]

The Afterburner 06/11/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Up for grabs – There is more gyrating going on than in an Elvis movie! Just slight weeks ago Fort Bend County lost a long time public servant; Justice of the Peace Jim Richard. He was laid to rest and shortly thereafter his wife Laura Richard was sworn in as his replacement. […]

The Afterburner 06/04/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   My, my, my…After last week, we are buried in information requests and loading up to hunt bear with a switch when it comes to the Central Appraisal District. HOA’s, CAD’s, why is it and the alphabet soups of government operations are so impossible to deal with? On that note, it appears there […]

The Fort Bend Fork 06/04/14

Tucanos Brazilian Grill 16535 Southwest Freeway, Suite 2001, Sugar Land The restaurant was clean and quiet, the manager very cordial and accommodating. The menu described the churascaria style meats, the elaborate salad bar, dessert and beverage options. The full churascaria experience includes salad bar and meats; you can choose the salad bar only for a […]

Advocacy = fighting chance: 2014 “Justice for All” luncheon with touching message

Going on its 6th year, the Fort Bend Lawyers Care fundraiser luncheon, which was held at the Sweetwater County Club in Sugar Land, featured Jim McIngvale of Gallery Furniture, and he brought a powerful message.  He’s also brought to Fort Bend in Richmond what will turn out to be the largest Gallery Furniture. McIngvale was […]

The Fort Bend Fork 05/28/14

You see it correct folks, the Fort Bend Foodie is now the Fort Bend Fork.  In an effort to spruce up for spring and keep it fresh, we updated the name. The focus is still the same bringing you handy recipes, up-to-date restaurant reviews, and food-related events and issues around the bend. Summer is upon […]

The Afterburner 05/28/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Pick’n on old ladies and widow women- We all know compliance is the backbone of Master planned neighborhoods, but when a homeowners association ignores something for years and then starts pick’n on an elderly widow woman… what’s next for the First Colony Community Association, taking candy from babies? Here is how this […]

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center opening in 2 years

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Hats, Gloves & Boutonnieres 11th annual brunch announcement A very special brunch was held last Monday, May 12, raising more than $26,000 at the home of KK and Scott West celebrating the 11th annual Hats, Gloves and Boutonnieres Spring Brunch in Fort Bend. As one of highlights, an update was presented by Children’s Museum of […]

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