Press Coverage

When pizza takes on the planet: Russo’s founder on going global with finesse

November 7, 2018

Even as New York-style pizza chain, Russo’s New York Pizzeria, begins expanding deep in the southwest, the brand’s namesake founder and chef, Anthony Russo, is celebrating the concept’s success with international audiences. The chain’s leadership said late last week, it’s planning to expand with 15 new locations in both Texas and Arizona to augment the current […]

Pizza brands ‘fall’ for seasonal specials

October 24, 2018

One of the most innovative times of year is upon us for the pizza universe, with everything from colder weather and football, to Halloween and the start of the winter holidays propelling brands’ most creative marketing maneuvers. Veg out with PizzaRev Some of this week’s brands testing the seasonal special waters include PizzaRev, which has […]

Bigger piece of the pie

September 9, 2018

Russo’s New York Pizzeria Opens In Cedar Park

April 1, 2018

Russo’s New York Pizzeria, one of the most iconic, authentic New York pizzerias in the Lone Star State, is now open in Cedar Park. The location, which officially opened Monday, March 19, offers authentic New York-style pizzeria. The popular, chef driven, fast casual Italian restaurant — “that brings to life old-world charm and hospitality,” officials […]


March 21, 2018

Chef Chat: Anthony Russo Talks the Importance of Ingredients and Keeping it Fresh

January 10, 2018

It’s hard not to fall a little bit in love with Chef Anthony Russo’s genuine, engaging excitement. Maybe it’s that New York, Italian twang he still possesses, even though his family moved to Galveston when he was 12. Maybe it’s that his eyes light up when he smiles, or, maybe it’s his intense devotion to […]

A Restaurant’s Survival Guide to Natural Disasters

November 30, 2017

Every restaurant should be ready for the worst-case scenario. The news has been hard to miss lately. Four major hurricanes hurtled toward American shores, knocking out power, flooding buildings, and ruining lives and businesses in one fell swoop. And many experts agree these catastrophic events are only going to get worse and more frequent. An […]

Chef Anthony Russo’s intros new varieties of handmade frozen pizza

November 14, 2017

HOUSTON — Chef Anthony Russo’s unveiled at PLMA Italian-style meat lovers and prosciutto and fig handmade frozen pizzas with both gluten-free and New York–style crusts. These two new varieties bring the company’s portfolio to a total of eight. Each pizza from the Chef Anthony Russo’s line is made with premium mozzarella cheese, and the sauce […]

After Harvey damage, Russo’s New York Pizzeria reopens in Kingwood’s Town Center

After closing due to damages from Hurricane Harvey, Russo’s New York Pizzeria reopened Oct. 28 at 42 N Main Street, Kingwood. The counter-service restaurant offers a variety of pizza options including specialty flavors, build-your own, a 28-inch party size and giant slices. Guests can also choose from pastas, salads, soups, calzones, wine and bottled beer. […]

More businesses open, scheduled to reopen in Lake Houston area

November 10, 2017

Business in the Lake Houston area had a big week as several owners reopened their doors after they were devastated from flooding at the end of August. The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce is keeping tabs on which businesses in the area have reopened, including businesses that are not members of the chamber. Data […]

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