Posts Tagged ‘4 Points

(map) This fun take on “elevated pub food” opened last month near the Four Points. We were invited to a special tasting for the media, serving a menu of smaller versions of the regular dishes. Above, the Farmhouse Pub Burger featuring local Akaushi wagyu beef, Guinness cheddar, house-cured bacon, and of course,

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(map) Ho ho ho! Rush to the Airstream and pick up one of these new treats, arriving now just for the holidays. Rich chocolate cake studded with chunks of Andes mint chocolates and frosted with peppermint buttercream. Sweet! Hey Cupcake! website

  (map) What better way to celebrate Texas Independence than all month long? And with $1 Lone Star beer? Starting March 1st, Rudy’s Bar-B-Q does just that. Cheers! Rudy’s Bar-B-Q website

(map) This is the perfect time of year to eat green tomatoes, ’cause there are so many of them. Boat House gets them from a farm, slices ‘em thin, hand-dips ‘em in cornmeal batter and fries ‘em up. The crunchy fried goodness surrounds the soft, tart tomato slices and stays crunchy till the last bite. [...]

One advantage to being way out West is our access to music. There are free live shows every night of the week, most of them early. One Friday, legendary blues dude Hosea Hargrove filmed a TV show at City Hall, then came out west to play the Boat House. He sings classic blues with killer [...]

Angel Donuts

In: Eating

10 Sep 2012

(map) Their official Grand Opening is next weekend, but you don’t have to wait till then to start trying Angel’s heavenly doughnuts and divine cakeballs. Cheerfully ensconced in the continuously developing Trails at 620 (any bets on

(map) New for the summer, the Cherry SubLime features a tart, key-lime-flavored cake topped with cream-cheese frosting and a chewy, sour-cherry candy. In this heat, it makes a refreshing change of pace from the heavier chocolate or red velvet cakes (although those are good, too!). Hey Cupcake! website

Sista’s Shaved Ice

In: Eating

10 Apr 2012

  UPDATE: closed (map) She’s back! This is Beverly’s fourth year at the Four Points. The competition may be heating up, with two other stands opening farther south along Highway 620. But with the help of her friendly niece Porche, she’s

(map) Tomorrow is Texas Independence Day. To celebrate, Rudy’s Bar-B-Q is offering a quarter-pound of their smoked beef brisket for just 32¢. That’s like couch-cushion money. (Why 32, you ask? To commemorate 3/2, get it?) They plan to donate all of the 32¢ payments to Texas Wildfire Relief. So help yourself and those brave volunteers. [...]

Rudy’s Car Wash

In: Stuff

1 Feb 2012

(map) While Rudy’s likes to say that they serve “the worst bar-b-q in Texas,” they do have the best car wash. In fact, it’s literally THE best in Texas, because it’s the only one of its kind in the state. It cost $600,000! With two bays, it’s almost twice as


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