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Laurann Claridge

Laurann Claridge

Contributing Editor

Still contributing to PaperCity from afar, Laurann Claridge covers travel, beauty, restaurants, entertaining, food trends and the world of design. Also known as our “Domestic Goddess,” this nearly 10 year veteran of PC never has an idle moment. Last year Claridge co-founded Claridge + King, a collection of women’s clothing inspired by menswear fabrics and tailoring.

Mar 25 2014

Restaurant Buzz

After many delays, Punks Simple Southern Food by Clark Copper Concepts is scheduled to open in Rice Village just as we go to print. Look for the concept on Morningside, just around the ... Read Article

Inside the Head of Jim Brown: The Last of the Mohicans

Say it isn’t so. After 68 years as a fixture at the corner of Westheimer and Kirby, providing everything from batteries to nails by the pound to Cuisinart mixers catering to a loy... Read Article

Everything's Blooming at David Brown
Mar 10 2014

David Brown, owner of the chic flower boutique that bears his name, has moved his blooming business to the tony River Oaks area. Located for years in upscale Uptown Park, David Brown ha... Read Article

Feb 26 2014

Restaurant Buzz

Jeff Gale, proprietor of beloved Barnaby’s Café (five locations), has opened Luna Pizzeria at 3435  Richmond at Kirby near Office Depot. It’s a build-your-own-pi... Read Article

A Snail's Pace
Feb 11 2014

A Snail's Pace

Restaurateur Tracy Vaught and her husband, chef Hugo Ortego, have conjured another thoughtfully articulated Mexican eatery, Caracol, in the new uptown BBVA Compass Bank building. The du... Read Article

The Steak Out
Feb 11 2014

The Steak Out

High atop his culinary Matterhorn with his namesake Tony’s, restaurateur Tony Vallone has now glamorously reimagined the long-ago shuttered Vallone’s Steakhouse, and this ti... Read Article

Jan 27 2014

Restaurant Buzz

The Menil Collection has finally announced a name for its soon-to-open cafe conjured by chef Greg Martin. Would you believe it: Four hundred and fifty contest entries were submitted, an... Read Article

The Return of the Blowfish
Jan 17 2014

The Return of the Blowfish

It’s that time of year when fat cats with a yen for pricey fish hunt for December’s freshest, most elusive catch: fugu. Aficionados of fugu — known as blowfish or puff... Read Article

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