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Texas Daily Photo: Taco Joint On San Jacinto Across From University Texas

After 2 plus weeks on the road in parts of the world where eating Tex Mex is plainly a bad idea (the Balkans, Asia, northern Europe) I needed a fix in the worst possible way. With 300+ options in front … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Perez Barbecue In Bartlett, Texas

Unbelievably good sausage is coming out of the tiny smokehouse, Perez Barbecue up in Bartlett, Texas. It’s a different style than what I’m accustomed to with sage being the predominant (and delicious) flavor. In business for a quarter century, the … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: The Red Rooster In Pflugerville Texas

A beguiling beauty takes her turn at the microphone at The Red Rooster In Pflugerville, Texas. Once a month or so I like to spread my wings a bit and take flight to the northern reaches of Travis County and … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: How To Make A King Ranch Casserole

One of the greatest pleasures of Texas cuisine is the King Ranch casserole. I’ve written about it extensively over the years. At one point I got a little hot under the collar when a food writer penned an article on … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Ray’s Barbecue In Montopolis Neighborhood Of Austin

One of my very favorite barbecue houses in Austin. Montopolis is one of our town’s oldest neighborhoods [it was its own city before Austin even existed] and you can feel the history in the air as you make your way … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: The Red Rooster In Pflugerville Texas

Coming up soon the old town of Pflugerville Texas will be hosting an event like no other. It’s time for some hot oil wrestling y’all.  I’ll always cherish the memories of the old days at XTC Cabaret off Springdale Road … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Shooters In Vienna Austria

No matter how far away from Texas I get I always find influence the great state has on other people’s culture. A visit to Vienna Austria last year provided ample opportunity to hang out in a Texas-influenced bar called Shooters. … Continue reading

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The State Of Chips And Salsa In Austin Texas Part Five: El Rincon

While not in Austin proper, El Rincon is just up the road a bit in verdant Pflugerville, Texas, 13 miles up Cameron/Dessau Road and in the heart of the old downtown area. Open since the 1980s this is one hell … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: JC’s Backyard Barbecue In Granger, Texas

I did what I always do when I’m in a small town in Texas and on the hunt for barbecue. I post up in a parking lot of a quick mart and make idle conversation with strangers filling up their … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Cactus Rose In Williamson County Texas

One of the great old-school Texas roadhouses, Cactus Rose sits quietly alongside hwy 95 just north of that great trove of Central Texas barbecue; Taylor. This is where I go to escape the big city life that is the Austin … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Barron’s Hamburger Haven In Thorndale Texas

I’m always on the lookout for a world class hamburger as the form exists, perhaps a notch below my all time favorite food group; barbecue, Texas barbecue to be specific. During a smoked meat run through Central Texas this past … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Backyard Barbecue

Sometimes to get it just right, you got to do it yourself. Behold 4 racks of baby back pork ribs sizzling away on the big pit. We were bidding a fond farewell to a couple friends who are removing themselves … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Mesquite’s Barbecue In Lubbock Texas

Walking down a dark alley with a thick haze of smoke in the air from the barbecue pit, things look pretty promising at Mesquite’s Barbecue located hard up against the campus of Texas Tech University. The inside of the old … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Mrs Johnson’s Bakery [est.1948]

The best donuts in Austin by a wide margin. Yes, Ken’s has their acolytes as do Krispy Kreme and Round Rock donuts but at the end of the day it’s Mrs Johnson who rules the Austin donut roost.   The … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Bigham’s Smokehouse In Lubbock Texas [est. 1978]

I had a lot of eating to do in a short period of time in Lubbock, Texas recently. Bigham’s Smokehouse is one of the local barbecue joints that gets a lot of mention when you’re in research mode so it … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Budare’s Venezuelan Food Trailer In Austin

  The front house of Budare’s Venezuelan food trailer on Rainey Street in Austin Texas. As you walk down the little driveway on the left side of the picture a small courtyard appears wherein a food cart is set up … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Charlie’s Steakhouse In Pflugerville Texas

  Just a few more days left in the ol gal. Charlie’s in Pflugerville prepares to shutter on 11/30/11

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