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Texas

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in Texas. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the state, which you can browse here.

Points, Flats, and Packers: What's the Difference Between Brisket and Texas Brisket?

Maybe you've never wondered, What is the difference between brisket and Texas brisket?—maybe you didn't even know there were multiple types of brisket. But there is a difference, and it's all in the...
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Dallas, North Dallas, or Irving buffets?

Sid Post
by Sid Post 1 day ago

I'm headed to Dallas and Irving. What buffets are good these days if any? A long time ago, Afrah was one I went to a few times but, it looks like they don't do buffets any more. I'm looking fo...

WaPo: Juneteenth celebrates ‘a moment of indescribable joy’: Slavery’s end in U.S.

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . Celebrations of Juneteenth — which combines the word June with Nineteenth — began in 1866, a year and a day after Granger’s announcement. Black men, women and children dressed in their f...

Summer trip Dallas-Austin

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by lml3800 5 months ago

Must-visit experiences for summer trip: local flavor/specialty and a couple of fancy dinners

San Antonio Chilean restaurants

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by scotchegg43 5 months ago

Are there any Chilean restaurants in San Antonio TX? I do searches but keep coming up with those offering chili dishes! - Mexican, of course…

Sur La Table prepares for bankruptcy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . For companies like Sur La Table that offer classes and other in-store experiences, the nationwide shutdown has been even more pernicious. . ."

Mrs Keaton's Bakery

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by Linda Burns 19 years ago

Does anyone remember those wonderful cream puffs we used to buy from Keaton's Bakery on Austin Ave in Waco? Does anyone have a recipe for cream puffs like those? Thanks! momoburns@yahoo.com

Good food between Austin and Marfa?

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by Lotus7 1 year ago

Traveling w the family of 5 (3 kids, 21 & under) and we all love good food. We are road tripping from Austin to Marfa (and then on to Big Bend). Looking for great food stops along the way - open ...

NEED: Wood burning + Natural Gas Pizza oven

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by DBennun 10 months ago

Does anyone know of a pizza oven sold in the US which can use both natural gas and wood? The natural gas would mainly be used to get the wood fire going quickly. Could be for inside or outdoor use....

NEED: Frigidaire Convertible 20.5 cu ft upright freezer

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by DBennun 10 months ago

NEED: Frigidaire Convertible Gallery 20.5 Cu. Ft. 2-in-1 Upright Freezer or Refrigerator. It's been discontinued but I hope that someone still has one somewhere for sale. I prefer it in white but w...

Sherry Extract?

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by lifecomm 11 years ago

Hello, I need some sherry extract for a white fruit cake. This stuff is no longer easy to find. I found this: http://spicebarn.com/sherry_flavoring.htm Is this the same thing? Can I make s...

Katy Sweet Chewy Pecan Pralines

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

As one who favors "Chewy Pralines" over grainy crystallized examples or creamy styles, I didn't hesitate to grab one I spotted on the shelf at Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill, CA. Nothing untoward in...

Vanished Houston joints

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by waderoberts 1 year ago

Having a little trouble navigating memory lane. Trying to recollect three places: Burger joint that opened in early 1970s in a new strip mall across Cullen from the main UH entrance/student center....

Wisconsin cheese demand in volatile times

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This newsletter from the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association has some interesting observations on the shifts in demand at the food service and consumer level and the resulting price volatility. Due...

Substitute for Goose Island Honkers Ale

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by scificionado 1 year ago

Honkers Ale, my favorite beer, is now only sold on tap at the Goose Island bar in Chicago. Can anyone recommend a nationally available beer that's similar in taste? Or at least one available in T...

Current Houston Restaurants

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by dctalktexas 1 year ago

I am from the Houston area but I haven’t lived there for 30 years. The restaurant scene is so different from when I lived there I was hoping for some recommendations. We just got back from Oklahoma...

Pit-smoked brisket at Subway?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Stopped at the light in downtown Monterey today, I noticed a sign on the Subway at the intersection promoting "naturally pit-smoked brisket". This page on its website says it was tested on 100 Aust...

BBQ Road Trip

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by delight64 2 years ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a BBQ road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia ...

Anniversary dinner in Houston

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by vanessa7 3 years ago

I am making last minute plans for an anniversary staycation next weekend and I am trying to decide where to make a dinner reservation: BCN MF Sushi Da Marco Theodore Rex The Pass We ...

Dickie Davis's "Sweet & Hot"

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by gabear50 8 years ago

Does anyone know anything about this incredible relish? Or about a lady named "Dickie Davis" from Menard, Texas? A friend used to get it for me from the General Store in Menard. I don't know if ...

Dozens of Historic Mexican Cookbooks Are Now Available Online

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A year ago we read about Diana Kennedy's 800-mile journey to deliver her cookbook collection to the University of Texas, San Antonio. https://www.chowhound.com/post/diana-kennedy-goodbye-cookbook...