Category Archives: Eat Like a Local
The CenTexFun “Epicuriousity” expert drops in on some of the dives and dining establishments in the area, imparting a culinary point of view along with tips to make you “Epicurious” about eating there.
On a recent weekday afternoon in between meetings I and my companions decided to stop for lunch at one of the few Greek restaurants in central Texas. Acropolis Greek Cuisine in Harker Heights isn't hard to find. Located on the eastbound frontage road between Indian Trail and Knight's Way, Acropolis is tucked into what might…Read more
The flavors of the Caribbean meet transcontinental fare at The Shack Caribbean Grill in Harker Heights. Growing up as children in the small town of Juana Diaz on Puerto Rico's southern coast, both Javier and Sharon Munoz's love of food was instilled in them by their parents. "Our parents put the love into the food", Javier said. "It…Read more
Downtown Temple is seeing a bit of a renaissance these days. New restaurants are opening while long time ones expand their services, small retail businesses are blossoming, and renovations of old buildings is not an unusual site. And nowhere is this growth more evident than on So. 2nd St. at The Hub. With nearly half a…Read more
Nothing says you're at a southern style hometown diner more than seeing a chicken fried steak on the menu. That glorious breaded steak cutlet dish coated with seasoned flour and fried to golden goodness is a favorite of yours truly. Recently I took it upon myself to find a great chicken fried steak in central Texas.…Read more