Beaumont has more to offer than just terrific food. Gushers, gators, collectibles, orchids and more!
Beaumont,Texas, is one of those towns that foodies pass by in route to food towns like Houston or New Orleans. They shouldn’t.
Beaumont has more to offer than just terrific food. Between bites, go boating, check out a gusher, love an orchid, or grab a gator.
“I can’t believe I own Rao’s Bakery,” says Texan Jake Tortorice, Jr., grinning like a kid. He’s standing in the bakery’s original Calder Avenuelocation where the iconic Rao’s Bakery was born in 1941 in the little southeastern Beaumont, Texas.
Darby Douget never expected to love raising crawfish. That’s because he’s done it since he was 12.
Rao’s Bakery Coffee Café is the best way to start your day in Beaumont, Texas. Giacomo “Jake” Tortorice, Jr. adds a Sicilian touch by using many of his grandmother’s 100-year-old recipes from the old country.
Fat Mac’s smokes his meat with a secret dry rub recipe and then serves a mild and hot homemade sauce on the side.