Tearoom

Bando’s

Nov 7, 2016 By Texas Monthly

The vibe at this tearoom feels like that of a family reunion most days, and soon enough you’ll be a regular too, returning frequently for the soups, sandwiches, and salads. The pasta served with grilled chicken and fresh sautéed vegetables is a house favorite, but there is much more to…

The Ritual

Jun 22, 2017 By Texas Monthly

The improbably authentic Ritual stands out in this small East Texas town (population 15,000) some 25 miles south of Tyler. Think one-stop shop for overall well-being upstairs (massage, facials, yoga, and meditation) and imaginative lunch fare downstairs. Perhaps it’s the location, tucked as it is into a turn-of-the-century downtown brick…