Dayne Marae tries catfish for the first time in honor of Deutschlander's 15th anniversary.
Daniel Webb from Fuzzy's stops in to tell us how business is going!
Jason Beard of Cordell's was in our KTAB studios to talk about his latest desert creations, and also let us sample them!
Jan Ross was in studio talking about Sweet Life Cupcakes.
Texas Roadhouse was in our KTAB studio's talking about some great tasting game day food.
We were joined by Robert the General Manager from Steak Express on KTAB 4U, he showed us some of their great tasting entrees.
Chris from Enchilada Express was on KTAB 4U today to talk about some great tasting Mexican food that they can deliver anywhere in Abilene.
Come on down to Skeet's Texas Grill for the best comfort food you'll ever taste. Owner, Skeet Smith was on KTAB 4U today with all the info on his business.
Copper Creek Restaurant stops by the studio to tell us all about their flavorful menu items.
Jason from Cordell's brings by some easy-to-make dishes for your next holiday party!
Abi-Haus stopped by the studio to make a wonderful cocktail that is great for any occasion!
The Turtle Restaurant in Brownwood stopped by with some great food and drink ideas for your next holiday party!
Need a little help with your Thanksgiving meals? Don Luis can help!
Find out how this longtime family recipe is still making people smile.
McAlister's has been doing so well in the 1 week it's been open that it's decided to open a second Deli!
Local burger joint Wholly Cow talks burgers!
The Celebrity Chef is at it again! Chef Darlene was at the West Texas Fair & Rodeo this week to show off her skills in the kitchen.
Sweets du Jour in Abilene is known for their tasty treats, pies, cheesecakes, croissants, and so much more.
Don Luis is a restaurant that's been opened in Buffalo Gap for 3 months, and owner Jorge Labrador made a stop in studio to provide a taste of their fajitas.
Al's Diner is bringing the rockin' fifties to the Big Country...
With the recent rain, many gardens are overflowing with summer veggie favorites, such as tomatoes and zucchini.
My Organic Kitchen shares some clever ways to go gluten-free...
Natural Food Center's Chef de Cuisine, Joel Hendrick, shares his light and tasty recipe for Quinoa Crab Cakes with Dill Caper Sauce...
Natural Food Center's Chef de Cuisine, Joel Hendrick, shares his light and tasty recipe for Quinoa Crabcakes with Dill Caper Sauce...
Sometimes a cool way to spend summer is having a cold glass of wine with a light snack.
The summer heat has hit West Texas and the craze for frozen yogurt has taken over.
KTAB 4u hits the road for its Summer Getaway edition. This time around, host Matthew Torres returns to Breckenridge to visit a couple of businesses that can make for interesting summer activities.
KTAB 4u is back on the road for its Summer Getaway edition. This time around, host Matthew Torres visited Buffalo Gap to step inside the kitchen of some of their restaurants.
Restaurant, Abi-Haus, is planning to serve more than great dishes of food, but their time and hair for an organization.
For Father's Day, you Dad might want a special treat during his special day.
They are one of the leaders in fresh cuisine and customer service in the restaurant business.
The Smokery is a new food truck in Abilene, kick starting their services just last week.
See what unique and original flavors Abilene's "Pizza Pro" has to offer.
When it comes to searching for smoky, tasty, and popular food, Beefmaster Steakhouse may be the answer, not only for the locals in Ballinger, but for everyone in the Big Country.
It's not everyday you can spend a weekend morning under the shade of pecan trees while sifting through unique items.
There are many things to do in downtown Abilene.
It's food that's easy and fun to eat, but part of an event that may be hard to say.
Each month, ArtWalk is a public event where families and friends gather in downtown Abilene for activities, games, and attractions. This month, it's all about the Cajun Fest.
When it comes to satisfying hunger, Chef Darlene knows how to hit the spot.
Walker's Crossing is serving up an assortment of hearty and healthy lunch selections...
Natural Food Center's Joel Hendrick shows off brand new menu items...
A new coffee joint hits the Big Country...
Everyone is going loco for Taco Bell's latest edition...
The Greater Abilene Kiwanis Club Chili Day is right around the corner...
Bogie's Deli located in Cypress Street in downtown Abilene knows how to create unique sandwiches with interesting names to go a long with it.
How about a little ice cream for your special Valentine?
Sweet Life Cupcakes opens its doors to the Key City...
Cordell's has an extensive stock of Wiseman chocolates...
Sweets Du Jour is known for their unique sweet treats, as well as much more...
A local burger chain is serving the Key City with delicious homemade burgers and fries...
Chef Darlene is a regular guest on the show with her healthy dishes that tastes great and affordable at the same time.
Taco Casa is known to serve up fresh ingredients with their tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and so much more.
McKay's Bakery in downtown Abilene knows how to keep busy while keeping their products tasty and fresh.
In order to create a tasty and festive Christmas season, Cold Stone Creamery is offering seasonal items that make for great gift items.
When you walk into UnCommon Grounds, expect to get fresh coffee, cappucino's, croissant sandwiches, and so much more.
One sub shop is a setting to a historic downtown location and home to great ingredients.
Cypress Street Station is one of Abilene's landmark restaurant and only brew pub. They've been featured in The New York Times, CNN, and ABC Nightly News and even stopped by at KTAB 4u.
If you visit Cordell's, you'd know that you are to walk in to great products from fantastic artisans. From local cheeses to organic honey, their goal is to find and carry the best.
Downtown Abilene has its fair share of shopping stores, restaurants, and entertainment. With the help of a new restaurant, the city is expected to get a fresh new vibe.
While temperatures have been rather chilly recently, that's no reason to ignore your craving for something cold and sweet.
If there's a restaurant that knows how to make a statement, it would be The Flipping Egg.
When Jason Adams pulled up to the KTAB 4u station to deliver pizza, it wouldn't be your normal knock on the door, pass a box, and leave. In fact, his business goes beyond the typical pizza service.
It's one thing to have a couple of pancakes with butter and syrup for breakfast. It's another when you are faced with ten pancakes stacked on top of each other, and must eat it under a certain amount of time.
Research is showing that families that eat dinner at home more frequently are healthier overall.
When it comes to Japanese food, they're a Key City favorite. A night out at Bonzai means dinner and a show, but it's the abundance of personality that makes Bonzai one of the best.
As a part of 7-Eleven's 7-Election Presidential Coffee Cup Poll, and
as a celebration of National Coffee Day on Saturday, September 29,
7-Eleven is hosting its second annual CofFREE Day, Friday, Sept. 28..
Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking class will give residents a chance to pick up healthy and economical recipes to help spice up meal time.
The second annual Bill's BBQ Bash benefiting the Merkel Volunteer Fire
Department will be held Saturday, October 13 near I-20 exit 270 in
The holiday season is fast approaching which means cooking, cooking, and more cooking... This year one Abilene business has a few hints and tools to make sure whatever feast you host this year is unforgettable.
For popcorn lovers, it's either the laziest or greatest invention of all time.
Calling all beer drinkers! This weekend the very first Beer Summit will give Abilene residents a chance to sample specialty beers from all over.
This is a Hearty Veggie Chili! Especially, if you had an abundant of vegetables from the summer garden.
Chef Sandy Davis, Chef Instructor at the TSTC Culinary Institute in
Abilene and winner of "Chopped," will take the Celebrity Chef Spotlight
stage Friday evening at the West Texas Fair and Rodeo.
A new local restaurant is opening in downtown Abilene, and it's looking to be unlike any other in the area.
It's the most important meal of the day and in Abilene, there's no excuse for skipping out! Thanks to a new restaurant gaining popularity in the Key City.
Come October, Abilene will be home to it's very first Micro Winery and owner Kimberly Scalf says the business is running at full speed to prepare for the opening.
They're one of the most famous restaurants in the Big Country and now there are a few changes on the horizon for Bonterra Blu.
Come Friday you can catch one of our favorite chefs in action out on at the Round Building at the West Texas Fair & Rodeo where Big Country celebrity chefs will be showing off their favorite dishes.
Fall is just around the corner and in Downtown Abilene, that means a
fresh crop of brewed specials is in the works. Brian Greene of Cypress
Street Station gives a sneak peak at some of his new fall favorites for
We first met Beefmaster Steakhouse while On The Road in Ballinger.
They're known for their delicious entrees and as it turns out also for
some pretty famous pies.
It's one of the most famous restaurants in the Big Country and now the famous cuisine of Bonterra Blu is coming straight to you!
They're a Downtown Abilene favorite when it comes to the lunch hour, named after one of music's biggest legends.
When it comes to homemade sweets there is one Abilene bakery that literally takes the cake. From cupcakes to specialty made cakes for any occasion, Kimberstone offers a variety of customizable ideas for your special day.
The past few weeks have dealt us scorching hot temperatures and the hottest July on record for the United States. So we're cooling down with something cold and sweet from Cold Stone Creamery.
The Pizza Inn on Judge Ely in Abilene has closed it's doors.
Their mission is to keep Abilene as far away from "boring" as possible, and they're doing it by designing a brand new restaurant for Downtown Abilene.
A Note From Chef Darlene...
Long time Abilene residents might remember the Orange Julius in the Mall
of Abilene. Well, now Abilene residents will once again have the
opportunity to acquire their favorite smoothies.
To celebrate National Catfish Month, The Catfish Institute (TCI) is once again giving away free copies of its cookbook, Fresh Ideas for U.S. Catfish.
Nearly two million Americans have celiac disease and should avoid eating gluten, a new study finds. However, as little as a decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating the protein that's found in bread and other foods.
When it comes to eating out in the Big Country, healthy options are few and far between. But there is a local deli hoping to change that in the Key City.
From their nationally renowned pretzels, to their delicious smoothies and dipping sauces, over the past two decades the PretzelMaker has perfected their recipe for delicious mall time snacks. We sat down with the owner to get a better idea of just what to expect with the mall's newest pretzel shop.
It doesn't matter what time of day it is pancakes, bacon, and eggs, are the perfect combo for anytime of the day and if you're a breakfast lover, there is a new restaurant opening in Abilene this week that caters just to you.
If you're worried about the price of gas affecting how well you eat, think again! One fast food chain is changing the stigma behind high price tags on gourmet entrees.
Participating 7-Eleven locations are giving away free Slurpees to celebrate 85 years of business.
On a hot summer day there's nothing like enjoying a nice cocktail by the pool with good friends and lots of laughter. We stopped by H & H Beverage yesterday to get the skinny on some of the summer's top picks for wine and cocktails.
Chick-fil-A will celebrate the opening of its newest stand-alone restaurant in Abilene on July 12 by giving away a free year's supply of Chick-fil-A to the first 100 adults in line grand opening morning.
In Downtown Abilene during the lunch hour there's only one deli that puts you among the stars, and it could be the best spot for your next office meeting or family gathering as well.
Chef Darlene shares her favorite summer time treats just in time to celebrate Independence Day.