What started in 1991 as only a sno-ball stand, Bob’s Taco Station in Rosenberg, TX now serves arguably the best tacos in Fort Bend County! Bob’s has been featured on Guy Fieri’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” and serves up tacos and burritos on their homemade tortillas. You can also buy tamales by the dozen! Alpha’s Karlee Rios is a family-friend of Bob himself and says the food is definitely worth the stop. For their menu and location, visit: https://bobstacos.com
If you’re making your way to the Texas Hill Country for the long weekend, we recommend taking a lunch break at the Alamo Springs Café in Fredericksburg! Located between Fredericksburg and Comfort, Texas Monthly magazine voted their burgers some of the best in Texas. This Memorial Day, $1.00 from every burger will benefit Alamo Springs Volunteer Fire Department.
Looking for your 15 minutes of fame? You can attempt their Jefe Challenge – their famous cheeseburger with 6 beef patties, 6 slices of cheese, and a large order of fries. Complete the challenge and you get your picture added to their “Gluttons Wall-of-Fame!”
For restaurant hours and to check out their menu, head to their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/alamospringscafe/.
Some of Alpha’s marketing team recently checked out Shady’s Burgers & Brewhaha, which is known for their burgers, appetizers, and milkshakes. From onion rings too big for one person, to their Holy Guacamole Burger, there is something tasty on the menu for everyone. With locations in Richardson and Lake Highlands, Shady’s is a great place to stop the next time you’re craving a delicious burger. To view their menu, visit: https://shadysburgers.com/
Friendly reminder, Mother’s Day is May 12th! If you struggle to find the perfect something for that special mom in your life, remember that time with you and her loved ones is probably what she wants more than anything. One of the best ways to get everyone together? Invite all of her favorite people for a delicious brunch! We’ve taken the guesswork out of it for you, and rounded up a few lists of the best brunch spots in Dallas, Fort Worth Houston, and San Antonio. Make those reservations early!
Congratulations to the KS2-Alpha Testing BBQ team on their recent wins at the Scott W. Muennink Memorial BBQ Throwdown. The team took first place in fajitas, first place in chicken, and was named the Grand Champion of the event! Next up is the 29th Annual Jourdanton VFD BBQ Cook-Off May 17th-18th. Congratulations, guys, and good luck in Jourdanton!
“Joey doesn’t share food,” but now you can try the “Joey” sandwich along with all other menu items named after the cast of Friends at Central Perk in Hamilton, Texas!
Named after the iconic coffee shop from the series, Central Perk offers breakfast, lunch, coffee and desserts for the most avid Friends fan. The next time you head down US 281 make sure to stop by this adorable bistro.
For more information, check out their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Central-Perk-244670441477/ .
Thanks to Alpha’s Chris Pape for this recommendation, and keep sending us your favorite restaurants and coffee shops so we can feature them!
The Old Town Market, which happens to be one of Brian Powell’s favorite spots, is moving! A new store will be coming to Double Oak soon, with Alpha providing materials testing for the project. This new location will continue to please the public with awesome barbecue, just like the original store has since 1977.
This store for choice meats has even been recognized by world renowned chef, Bobby Flay. The owners and experienced butchers want to give their customers the best experience that simply can’t be found anywhere else.
Their new location is expected to open in Spring 2019. For more information, check out their Facebook page here.