Texas Table Top—Celebrating the foods, places and people of the Lone Star State.



More than Big Tex and fair food

By Amanda Hill Growing up in Dallas, the State Fair of Texas was a BIG deal. Each year, we got a day off from school to explore the sights, sounds and foods of our state's great tradition. Since we lived in the suburbs, my brother and I were in awe of everything–the cowboys, livestock, foods and, of [...]

Beer Bread Sandwiches

By Kelly Bogard Every Labor Day weekend since 1975 the Central Texas town of West holds Westfest. A community of close to 3,000, the great people of West work every year, all year getting ready for this special 3-day event. There is a parade, a queen’s contest, clogging demonstrations, craft booths, music, food and much [...]