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Beef fajitas

In Southeast Texas, there is no shortage of options to satisfy a salsa craving if you have a hankering for Mexican food. Carlito’s Mexican Restaurant, located at 890 Amarillo St. and facing College Street, is one of Beaumont’s best options for a quick, filling lunch at a great price — and has been for two decades.

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Located in an historic building in Beaumont’s Old Town, The Fig Pig is a unique establishment that experiments with menu items to create savory dishes designed to satisfy your palate while remaining as local, seasonal and gluten-free as possible.

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If you’re looking for a real taste of Italy, it doesn’t get much more authentic than Frankie’s Italian Grill. The atmosphere alone gives the impression of taking a vacation, with Italian décor, low lighting, a close, intimate setting, and drawn blinds to block the distractions of the outside world.

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Kung Pao Shrimp, General Tso’s, and Mongolian Beef

As far as Chinese food goes, the Golden Triangle has options. However, most restaurants have a set menu, a set style – a set way of preparing their food.

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Maegan June Axelrod Jones

Maegan June Axelrod Jones was born May 30, 1993, in Mexico City, Mexico, to her father,

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