Category: Culture

4 Can’t-Miss Wine Events in Lubbock, Texas

The wide-open plains of West Texas coupled with the dry, arid climate offers the perfect environment for wine grape growing. In fact, Lubbock is the leading producer of wine grapes in Texas with over 90% grown on the Texas High Plains AVA. This offers vino drinkers of all levels a true vine to glass experience.

What Hub City Chefs Eat

When you imagine the daily habits of chefs from upper-scale restaurants, you might think they cook and eat fancy, complex fare at all times. In reality, many chefs eat rather simply, sampling what they’re cooking throughout the day and joining the staff for a communal meal in the late afternoon. In their off hours, it’s

Hub City Happenings: November

By: Aubrie Harris November 1 – The Amazing Castle Travel back to medieval times with The Amazing Castle exhibition at the Science Spectrum. Visitors can explore eight themed and interactive areas. This whimsical exhibit is on display every weekday and is included with the standard museum admission fee. November 1 – King Tut: Treasures of

5 Reasons to Travel to Lubbock as a Digital Nomad

Now more than ever, remote workers and digital nomads are on the move. Whether you are bringing business with you to visit family over the holidays or planning your next short-term travel destination as a digital nomad, Lubbock is the ideal spot to explore. If you have the flexibility to work from anywhere, you should

7 Standout Cocktails in Lubbock

Cheers from Lubbock! We’ve rounded up our favorite West Texas libations from around the city. From stops in the Downtown Depot District to speakeasies on the south side, enjoy these spirits and more in Lubbock. Garden Gimlet (Mocktail) | The Nicolett Featured in Forbes Food & Wine, Chef Finn Walter’s innovative non-alcoholic cocktail program continues

A Culinary Experience to Remember in South Lubbock

I think it’s fair to say one of the hardest decisions in crafting an itinerary is where to eat. With a diverse and thriving culinary scene in Lubbock, there’s no shortage of world-class cuisine. But if one chef and restauranteur knows how to make a mouth-watering statement, it’s Cameron West. Time and time again, customers

A Sip of West Texas: A look into one of the region’s most successful family-run vineyards

Located forty-three miles southwest of Lubbock, a family-run winery with a rich history is settled over 400 acres in the Texas High Plains AVA.  The region grows over 85% of Texas’ wine grape production, and Reddy Vineyards has contributed to that notoriety for over two decades. The story of Reddy Vineyards, rooted deep in the

5 Ways to Celebrate Buddy Holly’s Birthday in Lubbock

By: Aubrie Harris A local rock ‘n’ roll legend’s birthday is just around the corner. On September 7, the music community will celebrate Buddy Holly’s 87th birthday. Learn more about Lubbock’s favorite son and how you can join the festivities below. Ever since he was young, Buddy enjoyed listening to and making music. He rocketed

5 Local Spots Red Raiders Love to Visit

By: Aubrie Harris Whether you’re an alumni coming back to Raiderland, an out-of-towner stopping in for a visit, or hoping to catch a game over the weekend, there’s something to do for every visitor. A wide variety of delicious food, tasty drinks and fun activities to try are located all across the Hub City. Here’s

How to Enjoy 48 Hours on the Lubbock Chilton Trail

Lubbock is the birthplace of the Chilton, a bubbly, vodka and lemon-based cocktail known for its refreshing qualities. Lucky for us, a variety of restaurants and bars in the Hub City make a great stop for craft cocktail enthusiasts and offer both classic and curated twists on the Chilton. If you have 48 hours to

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