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A Bit of Heaven in Missouri City


Sarah Warburton ove for his family and a passion for good food brought acclaimed French chef Frédéric Perrier all way to Missouri City. Trained in Michelin starred restaurants, this talented chef won acclaim in New York as an Executive Chef requested by celebrities and heads of state. When he met his now-wife, Michelle she sold him on her home state, Texas. Today he’s the proud papa to two boys and the

Aura Restaurant owner and creative force behind three restaurants...and that’s a recipe for success! Have you tasted the delicious treats waiting at Fort Bend’s only 3-star restaurant? AURA was honored as one of Houston Chronicle’s top ten new restau-

rants because of Chef Perrier’s innovative cuisine...that doesn’t break the bank! Slip in for a serene lunch, enjoy the economical three-course prix-fixe “Sunset” menu, or enjoy French dinner classics like Filet Mignon or whimsical choices like “Frenchy’s Decadent Burger” with prime beef, braised oxtail, and foie gras...and check the ever-changing specials for Thai, Italian, or Mexican-influenced creations. Bring your buddies, your kids, even the whole baseball team to Chef Perrier’s newest venture… Hoggs n’ Chicks, a “Fine Food Shack.” With a menu featuring chicken-fried chicken and pulled pork barbeque, you’ll find tempting treats to please every tastebud. Chef Perrier says, “Hoggs N Chicks has been such a success that we’re converting our Meat-n-Greet Boutique next door to AURA into a Hoggs n’ Chicks Express.

Hoggs n’ Chicks You can still pick up your favorite imports and treats, but we’ll have a Hoggs n’ Chicks to-go menu...perfect for pleasing picky palates on busy nights!” AURA Restaurant 3340 FM 1092 Rd, Ste 160 Missouri City, TX 77459-2215 (281) 403-2872 Hoggs n’ Chicks “A Fine Food Shack” 8817 Hwy 6, Ste 200 Missouri City, TX Hoggs n’ Chicks Express 3340 FM 1092 Rd, Ste 180 Missouri City, TX 77459 (281) 403-4444

Are You Ready for Summer? Sarah Warburton re you ready for a summer of baseball, kayaking, camping, hiking, sun bathing or just shopping and catching a movie? If several summers have come and gone since you’ve considered contact lenses, you’re missing out on a world of options. Dr. Anh Doan of Missouri City’s Vision Source says, “Every year we see new advances that make contact lenses easier and more comfortable. Summer’s a great time to come in for an exam...and try something new!” If you’ve got a kid who’s always on the go, contact lenses can keep up with that busy pace. Dr. Doan says, “Most middle schoolers are ready for the responsibility of contacts. Even kids as young as young as eight or nine may be mature enough for contacts...if they are motivated and have a good reason for wanting them. Contact lenses are much easier than glasses for many sports like gymnastics, cheer, football, and baseball. Come in for an exam, and we’ll discuss all the options.” If you sneeze your way through summer, you may still be cleared


for contacts. Dr. Doan says, “We can try different types of contact lens, like daily disposable contact lenses, which are discarded nightly. Since you’ll replace your lenses each day, irritating deposits don’t build up and make your allergyrelated discomfort worse.” Are you tired of juggling your reading glasses, your driving glasses, and your sunglasses? One pair of multifocal lenses plus one stylish pair of protective sunglasses equals one sensational summer! Dr. Doan says, “Many people are surprised to learn that they can wear contact lenses, even if they wear bifocal, trifocal, or even progressives. If you’re dreading your first pair of bifocal glasses, we’ll consider a contact lens to help you see both close up and far away, as well as correct astigmatism.” A visit to Vision Source is the perfect way to kick off your summer. And Dr. Doan wants you to remember, “With or without contact lenses, always wear sunglasses

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UpClose Magazine  

A fun lifestyle magazine for Sugar Land, Texas.

UpClose Magazine  

A fun lifestyle magazine for Sugar Land, Texas.