Taking a bite of The Dancing Pig sandwich at Moore’s Store in historic downtown Ben Wheeler is a deliciously messy roller coaster of flavor. The hammed up concoction is loaded about four inches high with pulled pork, sliced ham, house-rubbed candied-pepper bacon, and caramelized red onions.
Bistro 1916, located inside the historic ML Edwards Co in Mount Vernon, is an open-style cafe featuring brunch, lunch, and now dinner on Friday and Saturdays from 5-9 p.m. They recently announced a new dinner menu that continues their farm-to-table fare using locally sourced ingredients.
The small towns dotting rural areas of the Upper East Side of Texas help celebrate the bounty of the region by supporting local farmers and providing fresh food for consumers. They turn this annual ritual into a good time for residents and visitors alike with lively farmers markets that kick off this time of year.