Category Archives: Texas

43 Years Ago Today The Chicken Ranch In La Grange Texas Was Shut Down

43 years ago today, Wednesday August 1st, 1973, the Chicken Ranch in La Grange Texas was shut down.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: El Taco Tejano

I traveled out to San Antonio recently to blaze a barbacoa trail across that dusty old town. That dust is being blown away by all the new money blowing into Bexar County but it’s unlikely barbacoa will be hard to … Continue reading

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John Mueller Barbecue Pit Replacement Fund Is Live

As all y’all know by now John Mueller’s big barbecue pit was stolen off the lot behind Kellee’s Place in East Austin, Texas last week. These pits don’t come cheap, and while Mueller’s business is successful, the profit margins on … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2015 World Championship Goat Cook Off In Brady Texas

If I can only get to Texas once per year it will always be for the World Championship Goat Cook Off held in Brady. McCulloch County is one of the top producing regions in USA for sheep and goat and … Continue reading

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The State Of Crispy Tacos In Austin Texas Part One: Tamale House East

I would venture to say that 90% of all Anglo-Americans’ introduction to Mexican food is via the crispy taco. The pleasures of an Old El Paso Taco Dinner kit to a young palate are manifold. Growing up in Eastern Kentucky, … Continue reading

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