Discover Texas’ Hidden Foodie Gems This Weekend

This weekend on Goodtaste, discover Texas’ hidden foodie gems! Join us for a meal at a tropical oasis on the outskirts of Midland, the charming enchilada haven San Antonians have been going to for years, and Houston’s saucy supper club with a historic — and haunted — past.

Set your DVR now! Scroll for showtimes below!

Cafe at the Garden

Experience Midland’s gleaming “Oasis in the desert” this weekend! Cafe at the Gardens at Alldredge Gardens is a hidden gem on the outskirts of town bursting with lush greenery and fresh produce, picked daily from the garden. A soothing Koi pond surrounds you as you savor spa cuisine and cool sips like sangria and craft cocktails. Get the recipe for the Cafe’s Chicken Salad Chile Relleno — never before released until now! It’s one of our most memorable stops in Texas yet. Your blissful breakaway starts this weekend.

Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant

For the real deal of San Antonio Tex-Mex, look no further than Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant on San Antonio’s Southside. Taste Interior Mexican flavor in dishes most San Antonian’s only know by plate number. Hear why Don Pedro’s owner left engineering school for the family business –plus, get the secret family recipe for Don Pedro’s rich and smoky Enchiladas Colorados [above] with chile ancho and queso fresco.

Sambuca at the Rice Hotel

Sashay over to Sambuca at the Rice Hotel, Houston’s sensational supper club with a historic past! Twirl your way over to the Nori Seared Scallops with Black Mango Puree and Carrot Butter [above]. Do your “happy dance” because we got the recipe! Looking for something more low key? Sip in style at Lawless, Sambuca’s upstairs lounge overlooking downtown Houston. See all the famous faces who’ve set foot at the Rice Hotel — including JFK and Jackie O, the night before he was assassinated.

Plus, watch for my Fall Wine Finds this weekend — all under $20 a bottle!


Houston| KPRC | Sat 5p*
San Antonio | WOAI | Sat 6p
Austin | CBS Austin | Sat 6:30p*
El Paso | KFOX | Sat 5p
Amarillo | KVII | Sun 11:30a
Lubbock | KLBK | Sun 5p
Waco | CW 12 | Sun 6p
Bryan/College Station | CW 8 | Sun 6p
Midland-Odessa | KWES | Sat 5p ; CW-West Texas | Sun 12:30p
Rio Grande Valley | KRGV| Sun Noon
Corpus Christi | KUQI FOX | Sat 6:30p
Beaumont | KFDM | Sat 6:30a ; Sun 1p

Houston: Goodtaste with Tanji’s new time is Saturday at 5 p.m.



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