Eating Around The World: Lubbock Style

Those who have not visited Lubbock tend to sell it short. While many think Lubbock is only flat lands and tumble weeds, it actually has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to food. The restaurants featured in this article will help you satisfy any cravings, no matter what culture they come from. American  If […]

Picantes Offers Tex-Mex and Tradition

By Billy Ingle Picantes Mexican Restaurante’s authentic food and great prices make Texas Tech University students think twice before they hit the drive-thru at Taco Bell. Lubbock residents and students from all over cram into the small building at 3814 34th St. every morning, except Tuesdays when it is closed, starting at 7 a.m. Jaime Carmona, the owner […]

The Hunt for the Great Pumpkin Spice Latte

By Leigh Waldman Fall is in full swing, and we all know what that means. Bring out the Ugg boots, yoga pants and, most importantly, the oh-so delicious pumpkin spice latte. But not all PSLs are made the same. In the spirit of investigative journalism, I decided to take it upon myself to try PSLs from […]

Lee’s Cafe: Food with Soul

Located in the heart of downtown Lubbock, Lee’s Cafe has been cooking up down-home, Southern cuisine that has customers coming back again and again. When you step into Lee’s newly remodeled restaurant, you enter a retro-style time capsule filled with witty wall decals, smiling faces and the mouth-watering aroma of soul food. Raising seven children, Dorothy and Robert Lee had […]

Tapping Into Home Brewing

There are an estimated 1.2 million home beer brewers in the United States, according to the American Home Brewers Association, and several of these beer connoisseurs call Lubbock home. “I never found a beer I didn’t like, or that didn’t like me,” local brewer Bill Hardy said. Bill Hardy and his son, Tim, are both […]

Review: Albarran’s Mexican Bar & Grill

Albarran’s Mexican Bar & Grill opened March 15, and investigative reporter Breann Robinson and I visited about two weeks later. For a Tuesday night, it was pretty packed. The wait was about 15 minutes for the two of us, but we decided to ask to sit at the bar. We were told by the nice hostesses that the […]

At Aspen Creek, Try NoWait App and Fried Cheesecake

Aspen Creek Grill, a restaurant that claims all of its food is made from scratch, opened its Lubbock location on Feb. 1 and still has a line out the door. One Sunday after church, my mom and I decided we wanted to try and get lunch at the new restaurant. Bad idea. People were waiting outside, […]

Lazy Eating in Lubbock

This is your guide to restaurants that deliver in Lubbock, as well as tips to quick and easy eating when you’re too busy — or maybe just too lazy. Just finding time to go to the grocery store can sometimes seem like a strenuous task (especially on a Sunday). When your refrigerator is empty, you’re overloaded with […]

Review: Starbucks’ Chestnut Praline Latte Disappoints

Call me basic, but as a Starbuck’s gold card holder and mega fan, I was pretty excited when I heard that the coffee chain was releasing its first new holiday drink in five years. So, I forwent my normal grande white mocha latte with two pumps of raspberry, which you are more than welcome to bring […]

Twistedly Good Burgers

Lubbock is not exactly known for having a wide array of good restaurants; in fact, I’m a little sick of eating Whataburger myself. In the past several months, however, there’s been a boom of new openings. With additions of Qdoba, Red Robin, Back 40 Grill, and Freddy’s Frozen Custards and Steakburgers, Lubbock grubbers have more […]

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