15 Strange Food Combinations Only People In Texas Will Love
Wherever you’re from, there are certain foods and food combinations that you eat on a regular basis and have accepted as normal. You’ve probably never stopped to consider that people from out of state would give you crazy looks for dipping a tortilla chip into liquefied cheese or eating a hearty portion of deep-fried steak. But it’s true. As awesome as our cuisine is in Texas, many of our food traditions have managed to stay within state lines. Here are 15 strange food combinations in Texas that locals have come to love.
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Have you eaten any of these strange food combinations in Texas? What are some other classic foods we have here in the Lone Star State? Share your thoughts in the comments below! And if you know a magnificent restaurant in Texas, nominate it for a chance to be featured.
Texas cuisine is as rich and diverse as our gorgeous landscape. You’ll find exquisite Tex Mex restaurants in every major city, and you can chow down on tender BBQ in every single small town. We even have some of the most delicious authentic Asian cuisine! Take a road trip to Houston and pop inside the numerous mom and pop Korean, Chinese, and Thai restaurants. No matter where you go, you’ll be met with mouthwatering fare you won’t be able to stop thinking about.
What are the best parts of living in Texas?
Living in Texas is one of the most incredible privileges in the world. Our state has almost every kind of landscape, so there’s no shortage of stunning sights to see. Our state parks are vast, gorgeous, and enchanting. The stars shine bright in West Texas and the city lights gleam in Dallas. You can party at a rodeo in Fort Worth and paddle along the river in Austin. Whether you’re looking for one-of-a-kind adventures or relaxing getaways, Texas will certainly fill your heart with happiness.
What are the most famous restaurants in Texas?
There are so many famous restaurants in Texas. If it’s barbecue you’re after, visit The Salt Lick in Driftwood. From the moment you walk in, the smell of smoky and flavorful meat will greet you. In fact, there’s a giant BBQ pit located right in the lobby! You can’t help but get excited when you enter this iconic establishment. Ninfa’s in Houston is another well-known restaurant. They have mastered the art of Tex Mex cuisine, and everything on their menu is spectacular. Whether you’re in the mood for a fajita burger or a heaping bowl of queso, you’ll fall in love with their wonderful flavors.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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