Memories, tradition and great food have all come back to the table as a beloved family restaurant that closed five years ago has finally returned in all its chicken-fried glory.

A simple concept goes a long way when it comes to burgers.

Business is blooming for Wildflours, a café in Ratcliff run by Kaylie Cole.

If you are looking for a new hang-out place for you and your friends, or taking that special lady out for a night on the town, Maklemore’s is a place you want to check out. The restaurant offers exquisite American cuisine and warm hospitality in a rustic, historically preserved building. I l…

We all have that place that we call our “go-to place.” Restoration Wine Bar in Lufkin is that for me and my friends, hands-down. This utterly charming restaurant, owned by Mark Hicks and Sam Baldwin, is a cozy place to nibble on cheese and fruit while tasting wines from all over the map. The…

Are you a real meat-and-potatoes kind of person, hankering for a hot, stick-to-your-ribs meal like a jumbo baked potato loaded with taco meat, chili, sausage links or barbecue? Or do you prefer something lighter but equally satisfying like a Cobb or chef salad, with quality ingredients like …

Auntie Pasta’s Italian restaurant is the perfect place for a meal if you’re looking for both exquisite and casual dining. Over the years, I have spent many evenings at Auntie Pasta’s, either dining with family or visiting with friends over a glass of wine. The soft lighting, brick walls and …

Let me tell you about this restaurant that I discovered this past year. It’s truly a hidden gem and it’s turned out to be one of my favorite places to dine with my husband and friends. The Hole in One Café offers food that is different from any other restaurant in Lufkin and offers a quiet a…

Next time you find yourself craving Mexican food for lunch or dinner, Skyline Burrito Bowls is the place you need to go. It’s one of Lufkin’s best, winning Best Burrito in The Lufkin News’ “Best of Lufkin” contest three times and runner-up twice since opening its doors five years ago. Whethe…

Let me tell you about one of East Texas’ best-kept secrets, a place that is no secret to those of us in who live in the area. Mar Teres Tea Room & Gifts, located on the outskirts of Lufkin and owned by Teresa Stokes and Margaret Purke, is a quaint little eatery set in the vintage warmth …

Tucked away down a historic street, Confections is a whimsical bakery in the heart of downtown Lufkin. It’s no secret that it has become a staple for adorable pastries in our community. The bakery offers over a dozen varieties of homemade cookies and 11 varieties of delicious cupcakes. It’s …

The food truck revolution is spreading like wildfire all over the U.S. Lucky for our neck of the woods, the East Texas food truck scene is on the rise. Food trucks with creative and interesting foods are popping up all over Lufkin and surrounding cities. Many entrepreneurs are going the food…

Cheryl Kvale’s philosophy regarding Cajun Oaks Café: “If I can’t go back to Louisiana, I guess I’ll take it with me.”

White almond sour cream, red velvet, pineapple, champagne, Italian cream and banana are only some of the flavors Candi Glasgow, owner of Candi’s Cakes & Deli, uses to bake and decorate delicious cakes, cupcakes and many other desserts.

Serving his famous Cuban sandwich in his vintage ’67 GMC food truck, Tom Boggs, owner of Old Souls Food Truck, is happy to serve the folks of East Texas.

Avocados are not only good to eat but surprisingly good for your health as well. They are rich in the vitamins B, C, K and E, plus they contain more potassium than a banana and no cholesterol or sodium. Avocados are also high in fiber and monounsaturated fats. In preliminary studies, a diet …