This Week's Hot Headlines

TV star's engagement, Killen's big news and best steak lead the week's most popular stories

TV star's engagement and best steak lead the week's top stories

Houston, Chita Johnson, July 2015, engagement
Chita Johnson was shocked with beau Lane Craft proposed. Courtesy photo
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
Galleria-area steakhouse Pappas Bros. has garnered some serious national recognition. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse/Facebook
The Chicken Ranch August 2014 Bun B and friends
The Chicken Ranch drew such noted customers as Bun B, right. Photo by Eric Sandler
Austin Simmons Cureight
Cureight in The Woodlands is just one of nearly a dozen hot restaurants to try this month. Photo by Julie Soefer
Marene why I became a chef April 2014 Ronnie Killen To make people happy. People always love the chef .
Ronnie Killen has already shown he knows steaks and barbecue. Now he'll add burgers to his resume. Photo by Kimberly Park
Houston, Chita Johnson, July 2015, engagement
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
The Chicken Ranch August 2014 Bun B and friends
Austin Simmons Cureight
Marene why I became a chef April 2014 Ronnie Killen To make people happy. People always love the chef .

Editor’s note: It's time to recap the most popular stories on CultureMap from this past week: 

1. Love is on the air: Surprise engagement has Houston TV star on cloud nine — even with no make-up. Popular KHOU meteorologist Chita Johnson spills the details of getting a wedding proposal when she least expected it.

2. Houston's king of meat finds bigger location for steakhouse — new burger joint is next. Ronnie Killen is relocating his revered Pearland steakhouse to a new, larger location and using the previous space to house his newest concept.

3. Luxurious Galleria-area steakhouse named No. 3 in U.S. by Food Network — and tops in Texas. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse joined the list of Top 5 Steaks in America, according to the food-obsessed channel.

4. Heights fried chicken brothel suddenly shutters in landlord dispute but owner vows to return. The Chicken Ranch, run by chef Joshua Martinez, unexpectedly closed over the weekend and CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler found out why.

5. Where to Eat Right Now: Here's a bumper crop of 10 innovative, must-try restaurants for July. From Chinese-style noodles and non-traditional tacos to a casual steakhouse and a fine dining eatery, this month's edition of Where to Eat Right Now has some hot restaurant recommendations.