Bettie Jean’s Homestyle Cooking

Apr 5, 2017 By Texas Monthly

The daily menu reads like Sunday lunch at grandma’s house: smothered pork chops, fried catfish, slabs of meat loaf studded with green peppers and onions and sauced with a tomato gravy. Did we mention the tender fried chicken with the crispy coating? It’s some of the best we’ve tasted. Sides…

The Grill

Feb 2, 2017 By Texas Monthly

From ambience to service, everything is first-rate at the Grill, one of the town’s best choices for fine dining. On our last visit, we enjoyed a classic menu item: a tender chicken breast in a tangy, crusty mustard coating—a nice step away from steak and seafood (not that the sea…

Republic Chicken

Dec 6, 2016 By Texas Monthly

If you take your fried chicken seriously, then batter up! At Republic it’s the signature dish. This vintage home in Old Town is the perfect setting for a home-style feast that includes a heaping platter of tender, crispy fried chicken with house-made sides of creamed corn, mac and cheese, fresh…