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Historic Petrified Wood Tourist Camp & Gas Station in Decatur, Texas

Texas Tourist Camp In 1927, E.F. Boydston bought a feed lot in Decatur, Texas and turned it into the Texas Tourist Camp. As grand as that sounds, in the beginning, it was merely a gas station that offered campsites. Next came a restaurant, which started as the Texas Lunchroom, but soon became known as the Texas Cafe. Petrified Wood & Infamous Guests In the 1930’s, Mr. Boydston added several cabins with attached garages, thereby creating a rustic motel for tourists passing through town on the new highway. In 1935, he spruced things up by covering all the buildings in petrified…

Kalachandji’s Restaurant and Palace in Dallas, Texas: Good Food which just happens to be Vegetarian

Kalachandji’s Restaurant and Palace in Dallas, Texas is located in a Hare Krishna temple, but don’t let that scare you off. No one is out to push their religious beliefs on you. Every time I have eaten there, the wait staff is so pleasant and courteous that I’m tempted to find more places of worship to dine at! Plus, I love dining in their garden courtyard with its stained glass windows and a gorgeous tree in the center.