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El Canton Restaurant in Katy, TX | Firewood Pizzeria

Posted: August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Restaurants

Unique Firewood Pizza Oven El Canton Restaurant is located in Katy, Texas.  Dining patrons can watch their custom pizzas being prepared and then baked in a wood-fired oven that was brought all the way from Guadalajara, Mexico to this location.  The oven weighed in at a whopping 5000 pounds! Located near the entrance door, piles […]

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Katy Dog Park | 14 Acres of Fun for People & Canine Pals

Posted: March 30, 2018 at 5:25 pm   /   Dog Parks, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

Located in the small town of Katy, Texas the Katy Dog Park is a delightful place in which to spend some time.  The address is 5414 Franz Road, Katy, Texas 77493. My husband and I happened to notice it one day when we were driving in the area.  We decided to stop even though our […]

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Mason Road Park | Small Community Park in Katy, Texas

Posted: March 19, 2018 at 4:40 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

My husband and I have been passing Mason Road Park for some time on one of our routes to and from places in Katy, Texas. Last week we decided to stop and check it out. The zip code is 77449. This small six acre park is located on North Mason Road between Clay Road on […]

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The Cellar Door Katy, TX | Cozy Restaurant and Winery

Posted: February 18, 2018 at 11:02 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Restaurants

Discovering The Cellar Door restaurant and winery in Katy, Texas was a pleasant surprise.  The exterior setting is in an ordinary, nondescript strip shopping center.  It belies what the experience is of passing through those front doors. Immediately upon entering The Cellar Door, it is evident that the owners have put much thought into the […]

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Hoodadak Restaurant Serves Korean-Style Chicken & More

Posted: January 4, 2018 at 5:07 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Restaurants

There is plenty of Korean-styled chicken on the menu at Hoodadak Restaurant in Katy, Texas.  It comes in many different guises.  The chicken combo featured at the top of this page consists of 4 wings, fries, some sliced cabbage…a coleslaw of sorts…and a soft drink. Patrons can order an entire chicken, half chicken, wings or […]

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Sapore Ristorante Italiano in Katy ~ Charming Discovery!

Posted: December 23, 2016 at 10:54 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Restaurants

Fine Dining in Katy, Texas Large and expensive homes seem to be popping up like wild mushrooms after a soaking rain in large subdivisions in the southern regions of Katy, Texas.  This is where people can find Sapore Ristorante Italiano.  The restaurant is located in an end cap of a strip shopping center. The address […]

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Katy Contemporary Art Museum (KCAM) in Fort Bend County

Posted: August 3, 2016 at 1:57 pm   /   Art & Culture, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Katy Contemporary Art Museum (KCAM) is the only art museum in all of Fort Bend County!  The museum opened on September 8, 2013. It was the dream of its founder, Ana Villaronga-Roman who invested hundreds of thousands of her own dollars into this venture. Created as a not-for-profit entity almost all of its operating […]

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Casual Dining at Torchy’s Tacos

Posted: June 17, 2016 at 2:46 pm   /   Katy, Restaurants

Started in Texas! This fun Torchy’s Tacos chain originated with the expertise of Chef Michael Rypka in Austin, Texas. Chef Rypka started with a food truck prior to having his first brick and mortar location. From what I read as he began experimenting with different types of tacos, often the expression “damn good!” was heard […]

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Farmers Market on Grand Parkway in Katy, TX

Posted: June 11, 2016 at 10:29 pm   /   Farmers Markets, Houston Metro Area, Katy

Today was our first visit to the farmers market in Katy, Texas. Our dog Skippy gets us up early on most days so getting to the market which is open from 8AM to Noon is no problem.  We actually wish he would sleep a little longer like he used to when he was younger.  Skippy […]

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Mary Jo Peckham Park in Katy, TX is a Bird Paradise

Posted: May 17, 2016 at 4:56 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

A Day in the Park Come along with us on one day’s journey into the Mary Jo Peckham Park in Katy, Texas where several different types of birds happened to be spotted and photographed on one fine sunny and warm day. Katy, Texas is located a few miles to the west of Houston and is […]

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Las Alamedas ~ Mexican Food in Beautiful Atmosphere

Posted: May 5, 2016 at 4:03 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Restaurants

The original Las Alamedas on Voss Road near Interstate 10 in Houston was a crowd pleaser.  It was a large stuccoed building fashioned as a Spanish styled hacienda.  What made it even better was its location of 2.5 acres backing onto a ravine and bayou. Floor to ceiling glass windows wrapping around the back and […]

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M-K-T Railroad Museum with Caboose & Depot in Katy, TX

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 8:58 pm   /   Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Linocuts, Museums

M-K-T Railroad Museum This small but impressive little M-K-T Railroad Museum and park also serves as the Information and Tourist Center for visitors to Katy, Texas. The location is 5615 First Street, Katy, Texas 77493. Hours of operation are 9am to 3pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 2pm on Saturday. What makes this park […]

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Pictures of Katy Heritage Museum & Vintage Contents

Posted: March 27, 2016 at 6:49 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Museums

Museum in Katy, Texas My husband and I had visited the Katy Heritage Museum many years ago.  I had done the same with my mother. When we chose to tour it again today we were amazed to to see many additions to the museum.  The Katy Heritage Society has a park adjacent to the museum […]

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