The Thicket food truck park

 It’s in Austin, the Thicket food park, so you’re looking at a day trip to start with and kid friendly means packing up the kids and hitting the road for some play time and good eats.  

California Cravings

 It’s easy to pass, California Cravings, the signage is at the moment just a vinyl banner, the parking lot is also small and hard to get in when it’s meal time, but this Killeen food truck turned brick and mortar…

The Best of The Locals CenTexFun Awards

 You nominated them & now it’s time to vote on the best Pizza, Burger, & BBQ joints central Texas has to offer! As 2018 came to a close & 2019 kicked into high gear, we went to our various social…

Narunya’s Thai Cuisine

 It’s raining. It’s been that way for nearly 2 days, cold and rainy. I’m sitting in a standard sized restaurant booth, looking out the large window facing Belton’s Central Ave, watching as the cars slush through the puddles and waiting…

Miller’s Smokeouse

 Tha Curtis- a combination of chopped brisket, Fritos, onions, jalapenos , with a side of pickles. The name, to me, a mystery, takes me back to a friend from a time long gone, who used to pile everything he could…

Bell County’s First Microbrewery- Barrow Brewing Co

 In Salado, right off the creek on Royal street, there’s an old silver building glistening in the sun, that in a former life has been, among a few things, a granary, a theatre and now a brewery. Barrow Brewing Co,…

Local Cake Queen Reigns

  “Cake makes life better. Cake makes people smile.” Lily tells me with a giant smile. After taking a Hobby Lobby cake decorating class, Lily Halabi started her business from her home 6 years ago and has grown to be…

It’s All Greek To Us at Acropolis

 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…

It’s A Caribbean Trip For Dinner At The Shack

   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…

The Hub of downtown Temple

  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…