Warm Up With “Sugar Bacon” & Peppery Pastrami This Weekend!

Get a slice of Naples’ finest pizza in the heart of the Hill Country this weekend on Goodtaste! We’re taking you to a Dripping Springs “congregation” for pastrami sandwiches, hand-pulled mozzarella, and Neapolitan-style pizza that earned a stamp of approval from the Italian government. Then, it’s out to Red Raider country for “The Coldest Beer” in West Texas and Texas-sized burgers from a country music loving cafe. Join us for house-cured meats at a Southern-inspired spot in downtown McKinney, where plump pork belly is on the menu.

You’ll love my wines for lighter meals — and the recipe to my “Fat Flush Soup”! Set your DVR — and scroll for show times below!


Bite into a little slice of heaven at Pieous in the Hill Country, where the pizza is so good, it earned a stamp of approval from the Italian government! This Dripping Springs “congregation” of delicious Italian eats is the creation of a Los Angeles couple who left the music business to sing the praises of wood-fired pizza. You’ll love their Neapolitan-style pies like the Margherita [above] with hand-pulled mozzarella, fresh basil, and organic crushed tomato sauce — you’ll swear it’s from a “higher power”! Don’t leave without one of their scratch-made pastries and desserts: their tiramisu rivals what you’ll find in Italy.

Caprock Cafe

Pull over for juicy double-stacked burgers loaded with cheese and grilled jalapeños at Caprock Cafe in Lubbock — and don’t forget the heaping stack of crispy fries! This rockin’ Hub City hangout boasts the “Coldest Beer in West Texas” and we have to agree. It’s all about fun at this country music loving cafe where you may find honky-tonk singer Joe Ely enjoying a beer himself! This weekend, we’ll show you why  Caprock is a “must do” on your next road trip to Red Raider country.

Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen

Settle in for slow-roasted meats and Southern-style eats at Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen in downtown McKinney. This former Texaco filling station will fill you up with house-cured meats “hacked and stacked” right across the street in their sister restaurant, Butcher Board. It’s farm to table all the way here, with a menu that’s seasonally sourced and inspired by a chef who loves to forage. This weekend, learn how to make their namesake dish, “Sugarbacon,” with plump pork belly.

Get showtimes below and set your DVR!

We have a few special programming notes for you this weekend. Check the showtimes list below for details!


Houston| KPRC | Sat 5p*
San Antonio | WOAI | Sat 6 p.m.
Austin | CBS Austin | Sat 6:30 p
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: Watch Goodtaste with Tanji Saturdays at 5 p.m.



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2 Responses to Warm Up With “Sugar Bacon” & Peppery Pastrami This Weekend!

Gerald W Lee says: January 6, 2018 at 6:57 pm

I watched this evenings show – as I always do and I’ve been looking for a recommendation for a really nice prosecco. One you mentioned – and I might not have the correct one – was a Lamberti Prosecco. I looked on the HEB site and no store carries it. Was this the correct name? Thanks for your help!

    Tanji says: January 8, 2018 at 9:07 pm

    Yes, Lamberti is the one. The other one I like is Mionetto Prosecco. Please let me know if you have any trouble finding it. 🙂


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