Tag: Cooking

Celebrate Fat Tuesday in Lubbock, Texas

Happy Fat Tuesday! For those that don’t know, “Mardi Gras” is French for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday. Popular practices include wearing masks and costumes, dancing, sports competitions and eating King’s Cake. If

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Italian Garden

One of the newest restaurants to pop up in Lubbock is a MUST-TRY! I say that in all caps because it is really that good. Italian Garden (located at 1636 13th St.) will leave you satisfied yet wanting more. Let’s just say, I can’t wait to go back. Daniel and I had the chance to talk

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Hub City Wings

Hi everyone, Daniel and I are filling in for Holly this month on the Foodie Favorites blog, which is lucky for us because we’ve just experienced what some consider the best wings in Lubbock. If you’re ready to get your hands dirty and try out unique flavors that will keep you coming back, you definitely

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Gilbert’s Bar & Grill

To be honest, I have driven by Gilbert’s Bar & Grill probably close to 1 million times and always assumed it was a Mexican food restaurant. But by now, I should know to never assume because the original owner, Mr. Gilbert, is actually from Hong Kong, and although the restaurant has changed ownership, Gilbert’s regulars

Foodie Favorites From A to Z – The Funky Door


Love wine? Check. Interested in international cuisine? Check. Enjoy a night of great, mellow music to go along with your meal or drink? Check. Appreciate the arts, especially if they’re local? Check. The Funky Door Bistro & Wine Room offers all of this and more. I’m stepping in for Holly in this month’s Foodie Favorites post,

Eat, Drink and Tailgate!

We are now in the midst of college football season! Conference games have started and the polls are out…Texas Tech is currently No. 20 in the Associated Press poll. Wreck Em! What is your favorite part about college football? Mine has to be the tailgating. Having grown up in Lubbock, I have been tailgating at

A Day at Pedro’s Tamales

It’s a good day when you get to enjoy a fresh tamale from Pedro’s Tamales. It’s a really good day when you get to talk with the owner himself about the amazing company Pedro’s has become over the years. We sat down with owner Mark Hale to discuss one of the most popular tamale businesses

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Durango’s Restaurant

It’s Alyssa filling in for Holly this week! I had the urge for some great Mexican food and knew just the place to fill my hunger for our Foodie Favorites blog! I ventured out to Durango’s Restaurant (5004 Frankford Ave, Ste.100) and discovered why this place is so popular with Lubbockites. At just 11:30 a.m.,

Isn’t Lubbock Pinteresting?

Visit Lubbock on Pinterest

Your next visit to Lubbock is just a pin away. With 17 boards and more than 350 pins, our Pinterest page covers everything from wine, photography, art, food and more.  So whether you’re a longtime Lubbockite or planning a weekend getaway for some Red Raider football or wine tastings at one of our wineries, our

Cowboy Symposium: It’s a Wrap!

We had a great time this year at the 25th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration. There was live music, mouthwatering food, the famous Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, a live horse demonstration, exhibit hall and much more! Here are some of our favorite pictures from the event: