Galveston County Judge Declares Local Disaster Over OystersThe leader of one Texas county has declared a disaster in an effort to assist oyster farmers struggling following recent heavy rain and flooding.
Tom Brady's $200 Cookbook Sells Out FastIt looks like a $200 price tag couldn't keep Tom Brady's fans from gobbling up the Patriots quarterback's new cookbook. It's listed as sold out and a note says that more may be available early next month.
Boutique Coffee Shops Jolt Chains To Step Up SophisticationThe coffee obsession has reached a new peak: You can now know the altitude at which the beans used for your morning cup of java were grown. Spurred by the popularity of boutique coffee purveyors, Starbucks and other chains are taking steps to appeal to the growing ranks of coffee aficionados.
Welcome To Texas: Dough Boy DonutsFood trucks are all the rage, and one of the tastiest in town is Dough Boy Donuts. "We are the only donut food truck in the Metroplex," explained Melvin Roberson, who runs Dough Boy Donuts.
Welcome To Texas: Pecan LodgeBefore the doors open at Pecan Lodge in Deep Ellum, a group of people are often gathered outside just waiting to get in. That is a sign that a legend has been born in the barbecue world.
Politicians Debate Bills Dealing With Genetically Modified FoodThere are now competing bills in the U.S. Senate dealing with the genetically modified organisms (GMO) labeling issue.
Welcome To Texas: Highland Park Soda FountainAt the corner of Travis Street and Knox Street in Dallas, you can walk into the Highland Park Soda Fountain, and it's like stepping back in time. "It's a piece of history and people absolutely love it," said owner Gretchen Minyard Williams.
Blue Bell Receives $500K Grant; Adds Cherry Vanilla FlavorBlue Bell ice cream has received $500,000 from the state to enhance employee training and skills.
Welcome To Texas: Kitchen LTOThings are heating up at Kitchen LTO in Dallas, because it's competition time. "We rotate a new chef and artist and they get to take the reins for six months," said Casie Caldwell, owner of Kitchen LTO.
Welcome To Texas: Angelo's BBQ In Fort WorthIt may not look like much from the outside, but Angelo's on Fort Worth's west side has become legendary for what it makes on the inside -- hickory-smoked meats, and a lot of them.
Welcome To Texas: Norma's CafeA lot of restaurants, diners and cafes serve chicken fried steak, but one local cafe has taken it to a whole new level. To find out the story behind 'Chicken Fried Steak Day,' we head to Oak Cliff and a Texas original -- Norma's Cafe.
Welcome To Texas: Joe T. Garcia's Mexican RestaurantPeople go to Joe T. Garcia's for old-school Mexican food, and they go in droves. There can still be some pretty long lines, even after 80 years of wowing customers. Some say they have the best food and drink in town.

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