Snappy’s Cafe and Grill

Family, Friends Celebrate Hastings’s Birthday As Council Prepares to Resume Full-Access Meetings

Phil Marsbary, right, presents Mayor Bill Hastings with an honorary membership in the American Legion Saturday. Joining them are, from left, legion members Bill Kennison and Mark Moore (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter Mayor Bill Hastings’s birthday was actually July 1, but family and friends celebrated his birthday Saturday afternoon at Snappy’s. The party came as Hastings and the city council prepare for their first fully-open meeting since the pandemic struck last year. The council is set to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall. The council held virtual meetings during the pandemic. In recent weeks, the council met in its city hall chamber, […]

Snappy’s Restaurant Under New Ownership

Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris meets Anna Liu, the new owner at Snappy's Cafe and Grill (photo courtesy Chris Harris)

By George Slaughter Before he left office in 2017, Mayor Fabol Hughes urged a reporter writing about him to visit Snappy’s Café and Grill, 5803 US 90. If you want to know what’s happening in Katy, he said, visit Snappy’s. Today, four years later, Snappy’s itself is the story, as it has a new owner. Long-time owners and operators Bobby Katsabas and Alex Tsounakas sold the iconic Katy eatery to Houston businesswoman Anna Liu, who […]