You'll find hand-cut Angus steaks and baked potatoes, hand-cut french fries, and fresh cold dinner salads with gorgonzola cheese and crispy onions. The service is excellent, if slightly theatrical, and there's also a solid wine list and a cozy bar.
912 Main, Bastrop 512/321-3577
The helves are stocked with cereals, snacks, and packaged foods – an array of items that ranges from umbrellas and toilet paper to JuiceLand beverages, eggs, milk, and ice cream. Honey and skin care products from BeeWeaver Apiaries of Dripping Springs are expected soon. A small wine selection and an impressive walk-in beer cooler, as well as a full complement of freshly made coffee beverages, make this friendly, upscale neighborhood convenience store a keeper.
1001 E. Sixth 512/861-5022