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Ray’s BBQ Shack – Houston, TX

Ray’s BBQ Shack – Houston, TX

Some of the best places to eat are connected to gas stations. Ray’s BBQ Shack in Houston’s Third Ward is no exception. It is nondescript and tucked in beside a gas station. Your only clue is the amazing smell from the smokers, and the crowd […]

Steamboat Bills – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Steamboat Bills – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Steamboat Bills seafood looks like it might be a tourist trap, but it’s not. We stopped here for an early lunch while driving through Lake Charles. I’m glad we stopped when we did, because by the time we left there was a line out the […]

Cozumel Mexican – Loxley, Mississippi

Cozumel Mexican – Loxley, Mississippi

Jenny and I were driving home from a festival and were tired and hungry. We stopped into this authentic looking mexican food joint in a cute little town called Loxley. The food arrive quickly and there was a lot of food. A burrito, tostada, enchilada […]

Crawdad Boil- Houston, TX

Crawdad Boil- Houston, TX

Spring in Texas means CRAWDADs!Yesterday the Hubs and I went on a day long adventure to procure the ingredients for a down-home crawfish Boil. (Who’s your crawdaddy?) we went to a couple stores to pick up the crawfish (about 6 lbs), potatoes, corn, andouille sausage, […]

Gas Monkey Bar and Grill – Dallas, TX

Gas Monkey Bar and Grill – Dallas, TX

We went to Gas Monkey Bar and Grill for my cousin’s birthday.  I had been wanting to eat here since it opened a few month ago.  It was opened by Richard Rawlings of Gas Monkey Garage who has the show Fast and Loud on the […]

Brisket House – Houston, TX

Brisket House – Houston, TX

For my birthday I wanted to go out for the best BBQ in Houston. That place was closed so I decided to try The Brisket House at the corner of Woodway and Augusta. It was fairly nondescript and tucked away in a strip mall. When […]