Ron Ruggless

Southwest Bureau Chief, Nation’s Restaurant News


Ron Ruggless covers the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. He joined Nation's Restaurant News in 1992 after working 10 years in various roles at the Dallas Times Herald newspaper, including restaurant critic, assistant business editor, food editor and lifestyle editor. He also edited several printings of the Zagat Dining Guide for Dallas-Fort Worth, and his articles have appeared in Food & Wine and Self magazines.

Posts by Ron Ruggless

in Reporter's Notebook Jul 27, 2012

Chick-fil-A president's comments provoke ire, support

Cathy says company supports the “traditional family”....More
in Reporter's Notebook Jul 18, 2012

Choice real estate

Are Taco Bell's new menu boards too wide?....More
in Reporter's Notebook May 06, 2012

Beyond chef whites

Whites and occasional blacks and grays are giving way to such colors as....More
in Reporter's Notebook May 05, 2012

Cinco de Mayor

Catching a glimpse of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the NRA Show....More
in Reporter's Notebook Apr 30, 2012

New bistro plugs into guests' needs

Customers log-in an new Dallas bistro and bar....More
in Reporter's Notebook Mar 05, 2012

At Kona Grill: Word perfect

Beyond "resigned for personal reasons"....More
in Reporter's Notebook Jan 13, 2012

A driving force?

Car dealership restaurants spark interest from operators....More
in Reporter's Notebook Dec 09, 2011

Update: S&A Reunion raises charity funds

The October Steak and Ale Reunion raised $30,842 for two charities....More
in Reporter's Notebook Nov 04, 2011

Mulling over social media?

Expert offers execs a hairstyle metaphor....More
in Reporter's Notebook Oct 18, 2011

Wingstop rubs on new flavor

Wingstop's first new flavor in five years....More

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