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Buc-ee’s A Texas Treasure

On the drive to Austin from Houston one of my must stops is to Buc-ee's right off of 71 highway in Bastrop, Texas.  Do not for a second make the mistake of thinking that this place is JUST a convenience store.    First of it is bigger than most convenience stores, because truly everything is bigger in Texas.  With it's larger size, Buc-ee's is able to go beyond typical convenience store fare of chips and drinks and include a variety of other food options. They have fudge! What store do you know with fudge that they even let you sample? [...]

By |June 17th, 2015|Categories: Traveling Foodie|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Buc-ee’s A Texas Treasure

Texas BBQ

My friends and I at the Swinging Door Full disclosure, although I was raised in Houston, I was born in Kansas City, Missouri, which is known for it's barbecue.  For me, the pinnacle of barbecue will always be Kansas City barbecue.  Even with my limited expectations, I still venture out to Houston barbecue spots from time to time.  Before heading to Braman Winery, we stopped down the street to Swinging Door Barbecue for a birthday dinner. First rule, when you pull up to a barbecue spot, you should be able to smell it outside. Swinging Door passed this test. Then [...]

By |June 8th, 2015|Categories: Houston Eats|Tags: , , , |2 Comments
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