Reviews of East Texas restaurants by Brie Bradford and Olive Waldorf, food critics for The Lufkin Daily News

HUNTINGTON — El Mariachi Taqueria in Huntington seemed like it would be the kind of food truck dive that holds magical foodie secrets, and hon…

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NACOGDOCHES — If you’re hoping to find a unique stop for Mexican cuisine, head over to Casa Tomas in Nacogdoches.

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For many years, I’d heard folks talk about Nac Burger. The reviews were mixed, so I definitely had to check them out.

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When it comes to barbecue, a little food truck that rests next to Sweet Caroline’s on Bynum in Lufkin knows what they are doing.

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Foodies have been curious about Tia Juanita’s Fish Camp since the fall, when its owners began transforming the former Barnhill’s/Posado’s Cafe…

HOMER — Several months ago, East Texans were abuzz with talk of a new restaurant delivery service called In the STIX.

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NACOGDOCHES — My husband and I recently took a fateful trip to Ocean Buffet in Nacogdoches, and I decidedly regret our choice.

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Tsubaki Japanese Hibachi Grill and Sushi Bar has been consistently providing delicious Asian cuisine to Lufkin, for a price, since February 2015.

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Have you ever been absolutely, completely and pleasantly surprised about something? That is what my experience was with the recent addition to…

NACOGDOCHES — T Sandwiches is a small mom-and-pop take-out restaurant in the University Mall in Nacogdoches that serves up both Vietnamese and…

JP’s Lil’ Cajun Kitchen lies inside The Sports Shack at 4601 North St. in Nacogdoches, offering a small spread of Cajun-inspired dishes from y…