Ray & Wade’s BBQ, Troup TX

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We love local businesses, and take the opportunity to frequent mom & pop eateries whenever possible. Yesterday, my friend Ben Jarvis and I were in Troup looking at some property and had lunch at Ray & Wade’s. They do a good take-out business and only have a few tables but we ate in and Tanya waited on us. We got …

Seth's Seafood, Quitman

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Lunch with my bride at Seth’s Lake Fork Creek Steaks & Seafood in Quitman after showing a home on Lake Fork. Seth’s is a throwback to the Louisiana bayou joints you would run across fifty years ago driving the swamps on the way to some good redfish and speckled-trout fishing. The shack is on the highest hill near the bridge …

So Long, Old Friend

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It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of another old friend. For reasons unknown, Rowdy Taco is no more. No more $2 Tuesday tacos (two # 2’s please, with two red sauce, two salsa verdes and a jabaƱero on the side). The two Rowdy Taco’s near us in Tyler, one on Beckham and the other on S …

Tara’s Cellar Door

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It had been a long day looking at rural properties from Reklaw to Grapeland to Palestine to Athens, and we were hungry. Patricia got on the phone and located a restaurant she wanted to try and we followed GPS out into the countryside north of Athens to a unique attraction on a secluded county road which is a winery, an …

Artisans Trail Art Jam: June 22nd

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This Saturday (June 22nd) you’ll have an opportunity to enjoy live music, art demonstrations, food and good times all along FM 279 from Edom to Ben Wheeler at the 279 Artisans Trail Art Jam. The studios in Edom will host guest artists, entertain with live music on the sidewalk and welcome blueberry pickers. Ben Wheeler has its first-ever Junebug Festival …

Burger Favorites

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I know, I know, every restaurant, drive-in and diner makes a hamburger and you have your favorite, but here’s mine. I was in a big hurry for lunch a couple of years ago and, instead of the shrimp and catfish plate I normally order there, I chose a burger. Since then I have eaten the burger as often as the …