How Oprah Helped This Smoked Turkey Company Become Famous

How Oprah Helped This Smoked Turkey Company Become Famous

Sam Greenberg, the third-generation owner of Greenberg Smoked Turkeys, can pinpoint the day his bird became the word: Nov. 11, 2003. Oprah Winfrey’s people had called. The famed talk show host wanted to feature Greenberg turkeys on her annual—and very influential—gift-giving episode, “Oprah’s Favorite Things.”

Historic German Eatery Krause’s Cafe Returns to New Braunfels

Historic German Eatery Krause’s Cafe Returns to New Braunfels

 
At Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten in downtown New Braunfels, the writing’s on the wall. But rather than an ominous warning, the sausage recipe painted on the building’s exterior, along with murals of Krause family members, reflects New Braunfels’ German heritage and how this restaurant, established in the late 1930s, plays a starring role in that history.

Clifton’s First Farm-To-Table Eatery

Clifton’s First Farm-To-Table Eatery

“Here comes the best part—I’ll show you all my landmarks,” says Coté as we enter Moody. She points out the sweeping triangular house on the right, followed by a drive-through beer barn painted with a tipsy goat and the words “Stay thirsty, my goat.” Then we pass a curious decorative cement pig housed in a tiny cage and a restaurant called Lucy’s Cafe. As we pass through towns like Moody, McGregor, and Valley Mills en route to Clifton, we marvel at the largely undiscovered small towns just outside of our state’s biggest cities.

The New Food Court: Diverse Cuisine Options at Houston’s Conservatory

The New Food Court: Diverse Cuisine Options at Houston’s Conservatory

Arriving during the dinner rush at Conservatory Underground Beer Garden & Food Hall, a bustling eatery in downtown Houston, I walked past a wall of colorful pop-art portraits at the entryway, then proceeded down the beautifully ornate stairwell.

Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort

I knew the first time I pulled up to Sylvia Mae’s Soul Food in Jacksonville that there was more than meets the eye.

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