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Sep 22

Say Hello to Fall in Texas

Posted to Adventure Friday by Gabriela Moore

In hopes to coax the cooler weather into town, we set out to experience the fall essentials in Buda, TX. If you're from Texas, you probably sweat through the first day of fall as you preemptively wore your favorite flannel. We are right there with you. But don't fret, we all know eventually a cold day will come and we will revel in all our fall favorites. 

Pumpkin Bread from Sweet Cakes 4 U:

Pumpkin Bread from Sweet Cakes 4 U
As soon as we found out our favorite cake store is now serving Pumpkin Bread, we headed straight there. This bread took every warm and fuzzy fall time memory and made it into a deliciously moist, perfectly glazed pumpkin loaf. Pro-tip: Warm it up for 10 seconds for extra fall feels. And save the crust for last--it's the best part.  

Autumn Moon from Summer Moon:
Autumn Moon from Summer Moon
PSL ALERT! If you love the Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks, I need you to put it down and go to Summer Moon. The moon milk here already makes this the best latte around, but add a little pumpkin spice and it is the perfect fall beverage. One sip and you'll feel the cooler weather in your soul. 

Turkey Thursday at Cracker Barrel:  
Turkey Thursday from Cracker Barrel
If you just can't wait for Thankgiving dinner to come, Cracker Barrel makes a delicious Turkey'n Dressing dinner. Every Thursday, you can get it on special for only $5.99 or anyday of the week for the regular price. Be sure to snag at least 2 of their warm buttermilk biscuits to scoop up the gravy!

Fall Decor from Little Blue Bird:
Little Blue Bird Fall Decor
There's nothing that gets you in the fall spirit than surrounding yourself in everything fall. It may be hot on the outside but we made it feel a little cooler inside with our fall decor from Little Blue Bird.

Sep 18

Burgers of Buda, TX

Posted to Happy Trails by Lysa Gonzalez

So you know when you get have a craving for a really good burger? Though us Texan’s take pride in how good our Whataburger is, it will never be quite good enough to curb our craving for a perfectly seasoned, juicy hunk of Texas burger. So when fast food burgers just don’t cut it, we created a menu of the most popular burger’s across Buda. This list is so good it’ll make Hamburglar wish he wasn’t stealing from McDonald's.

Dynamic Duo: Pinballz Kingdom's own “Texas Burger”

Pinballz  Burger

With a bit of hesitation over the BBQ sauce, and a reassuring “don’t worry you’ll love our burger”, Pinballz Kingdom served us the perfect burger. Yes, I just made that claim. I didn’t know I would love the BBQ sauce on this burger so much and the onion rings are exactly how every onion ring should be made. We ordered the meat cooked medium, and it made for just the right amount of drip. They piled it high with a hunky slice of cheddar cheese, perfectly crisp bacon, crunchy onion rings, all topped with tangy BBQ sauce. Every ingredient perfect on its own, but together made for a dang good burger. Also, if you’re reading this and imagining how much of a mess you’ll make on your freshly pressed shirt, this burger surprisingly stays together until the very last bite. We will definitely be back to try the #2 favorite: Hatch Lava Burger.

Charred to Perfection: Tavern on Main’s own “Jalapeno-Cheddar Burger”

Tavern Burger

A juicy center, flavorful charred edges, crisp jalapenos, need we say more? If you are like me, you are a lover of the edges. Brownies? Give me the corner piece. Square pizza?  Yes please with those burnt cheesy corners. There really is something about those crispy edges that hold the flavor so well. And with the burger from the Tavern on Main, you get to enjoy your favorite edge on the first AND last bite. Even the cheese has crispy edges! They assembled a tasty classic burger with 6 ounces of beef, a thick slice of cheddar cheese, and fresh cut grilled jalapenos in between a jalapeno cheddar bun. The jalapeno cheddar burger  was just the right amount of different (and delicious) to make it our go to classic burger.

Brooklyn Down South’s own “The 967 Burger”

Brooklyns Burger

Welcome to your perfect combination of sweet and spicy. Devour a ½ pound of beef topped with spicy bacon jalapeno jam, thin cut onion rings, american cheese, topped with an egg all in between a sourdough honey bun. When you hear jam you usually expect it to be sweet, but it had a welcome spiciness that quickly became my favorite part of the burger. If you haven’t ever tried adding an egg to this burger from Brooklyn's Down South this might be a good place to start. We loved how it added just the right amount of egg flavor. Only thing I would ask for next time is an over easy egg instead of medium so I can experience the runny yolk with this already juicy burger. Just don’t wear your freshly pressed shirt to this table--you’re in for a delicious mess!

Cabela’s own “Hawaiian Bison Burger”

Cabelas burger 2

After trying the sweet and spicy combo from Brooklyn’s, we were feeling a bit adventurous and tried the Hawaiian bison burger from Cabela’s. If you’re one of those oddballs who likes pineapple on your pizza, this is the burger for you. Cabela’s took a cafeteria-style burger and made it gourmet with your choice of angus, bison, or elk patties, pepper jack cheese, two thick slices of pineapple, all topped with tangy Korean BBQ sauce. The bison patty on this burger is a great place to start if you’re nervous about venturing off from beef, chicken or pork. Though the korean BBQ sauce was our favorite part of this creation, next time we will probably stick with toppings that are a bit more classic, just so we can enjoy the gamey juicy flavor of the bison. Avocado Bison Burger date at Cabela’s? I’d say yes to that.

Did we miss a burger? Give us a reason to try it out! We are always looking for new food to try in Buda. Though after this we should probably stick with salads for a while.