Paper City - PC Studios
July 31, 2020
If you have frequented any of the five locations of Houston's Island Grill, you've likely made a new friend. Island Grill's owners and founders Faysal and Maria Haddad are as serious about hospitality as they are about sourcing the best ingredients for his restaurants.
The dedicated couple splits up the... Read more »
Chron - by Katherine Feser
December 14, 2018
Island Grill, a local restaurant focused on healthy Mediterranean-American fare, has signed on as the first retail tenant in the CitypPlace 2 building in Springwoods Village...
"Island Grill is the perfect restaurant to flavor the rapidly growing trade area at CityPlace," Patrinely Group president and CEO Robert Fields said in an announcement. Read more »
Houston Business Journal - by Rachel Brownlow Lund
Oct 13, 2017
While Island Grill has been a neighborhood spot in Houston for 17 years and has four locations, the chain's newest Rice Village location is growing its name recognition and visibility. Read more »
Houstonia - by Alice Levitt
May 22, 2017
A new location means you're always close to the juice bar and Mediterranean grill.
AIRSTRIKES, CHEMICAL WEAPONS, REFUGEE CRISIS. The words we associate with Syria in 2017 are some of the ugliest imaginable. Perhaps there's never been a better time to cherish the good things that have come out of the country. Read more »
Chron - by Greg Morago
May 16, 2017
The Mediterranean American restaurant that Faysal and Maria Haddad created in 2000 began as a humble smoothie bar. Today, Island Grill has multiple locations in Houston - rightly, it's an island no longer; more a culinary archipelago - with its fourth store opening today in Rice Village. Read more »
Marketwired - Houston, TX
Oct 4, 2013
2013 marked the 13th successful year in business for the Island Grill in Houston, Texas. The restaurant industry is infamous for it's hit or miss success, especially in larger cities. The Houston restaurant scene is thriving. Yet, in a city with so much competition, restaurants with lower quality food or experience don't tend to stick around very long. Developing a reputation for not only the cuisine but high quality service is crucial for gaining that word-of-mouth success that restaurants need to succeed. Read more »
Marketwired - Houston, TX
Jan. 28, 2008
Rich in monounsaturated fats and dietary fiber, the Mediterranean diet was recognized for its health benefits as early as 1945 by Doctor Ancel Keys. The high consumption of fish, olive oil, olive leaf, vegetables, fruits and cereals, Keys determined, was directly responsible for significantly lower... Read more »