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Is Texas’ Small-Town Eats Variety Disappearing?

John Burnett, writing for NPR’s Foodways blog, presents his thesis that the variety and authenticity of Texas’ small town eats is getting swamped by barbecue, Tex-Mex cuisine, convenience store fast food, and Sysco. We don’t know that we’d restrict the phenomenon to Texas. Hasn’t this been happening across the country for decades? Continue reading

Buffalo’s Anchor Bar Opens Wing Shop Near Duff’s

The fourth franchised location of Buffalo wing inventor Anchor Bar opens today on Transit Road, down the street from their main competitor, Duff’s. While the original Anchor offers their wings in mild, medium, hot, suicidal, and spicy barbecue, the new location adds four more flavors: garlic parmesan, chipotle BBQ, honey garlic, and sweet-and-sour. Call us Luddites but, as far as we’re concerned, the only legitimate Buffalo wing flavors are mild, medium, and hot (and we have our doubts about mild). The Transit Road Anchor will also have local beer on tap. Continue reading

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