Joie de Vivre Coffee and Culture Café Revisited

Cajun French: faim (fain) – hungry

 

What's CookingLeaving church Sunday, as usual John was lobbying for donuts. Laurie was shaking her head fervently as we walked to the truck. The truck just so happened to be parked near Joie de Vivre Coffee & Culture Café with an outdoor sign of “What’s Cooking!” Laurie’s eyes veered to the sign and gazed upon Crawfish Flatbread. John was easily convinced and in we went to try the beckoning flavors. Continue reading “Joie de Vivre Coffee and Culture Café Revisited”

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Cranky Franks BBQ – Fredericksburg, TX

Cajun French: le coteau (lu kō-tō) – hill


20150505_134200In the middle of the Texas Hill Country in German Fredericksburg, you can’t get much more German. We were searching for good German food which eluded us (maybe three years in Germany had something to do with not finding what we were looking for). But take heart, this was Texas. And in Texas you are never far from good BBQ! Then we see an ad for Cranky Frank’s BBQ.
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Dos Salsas, Georgetown, TX

Cajun French: Samedi (som-dee) – Saturday

 

IMG_2838Our Saturday morning equation is breakfast out and a farmers market. Some mornings it is breakfast first and then shopping and other times it is reversed. The order does not matter, it is getting both accomplished that we look forward to.

Being in an area for one maybe two Saturday’s at most does not give us time to search out those out of the way hole in the walls places. So we rely on friends to steer us in the best direction. Continue reading “Dos Salsas, Georgetown, TX”

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Chicken Fried What? Snook, TX

Cajun French: le béquine (lu bā-keen) – bacon

 

IMG_2815Snook, TX population 511. Why in the world would we want to visit – what possibly could be of interest? For John, it has been about five years in the making. That’s how long it’s been since he first heard about Snook. Maybe more specifically, what Snook offered the foodie culture – chicken fried bacon. That is correct – fat, dipped in fat, fried in fat. Continue reading “Chicken Fried What? Snook, TX”

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