Weekly Dish

Bistek Relleno

The building to the left of Texas Inn on Eastex Freeway has been home to several restaurants over the past decade – Willy Ray’s BBQ, Lone Star Steak House, and more recently J.A.C.K.K’s Diner – and while these barbeque places were smoked out, a new eatery might have what it takes to stay awhile.


For nearly two decades Great China Restaurant on the corner of Calder Avenue and 15th Street has been serving up what many would say is the best Chinese food in Beaumont. 

Baked potato skins, sugared cranberries and individual seven-layer dip

Finger foods and delicious drinks are a perfect way to get through the holiday party season between large feasts. Whether entertaining several people on Christmas Eve or looking to find something to nibble on (besides leftovers) a few days after Santa’s visit, these easy appetizers make any table beautiful, and keep every tummy full.


The Kolache Factory is the brainchild of John and Jerri Banks, who wanted to serve Houstonians quality, fresh breakfast on the go.


 Offering quality burgers, fries and shakes in a laid back atmosphere, Daddio's Burger, created in 2013 by Novrozsky's owner, Dave Jones, is located in former GEO Burrito building on the corner of Calder and Lucas

Keeping it all natural

G7 BBQ sandwhichat Boomtown BBQ Company

It’s all about location, location, location. Since 2011, the Swanson’s have been jumping around Beaumont to find the perfect place to expand their brand, and it seems they have found their sweet spot. Since moving off of Calder, patrons have been able to grab a quick lunch easier, and business has never been better.

Booming with flavor

Chicken, Ebi and Tender Yakitori

Since 2012, Koi Sushi has been the spot to go when you want to enjoy a taste of the city, without traveling too far down Dowlen. Owner and manager Tony Nguyen has a passion for Japanese food, and an eye for chic design.

An experience for all your senses


By Brandi Haskett

By Lauren Dodd

Staff Writers

Owner Ed Grissom says his pub is designed to be a place for people to take a break from the daily grind. “It’s still and always has been, I call it, ‘designed as a diffusion.’ You go out into the world, get stressed out, have anxiety. Isn’t it nice to come into a place and just diffuse?”