Food for Thought Report 7.2 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/2/09

Food for Thought Report 7.2

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By Christy Moreland  - bio | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - This taste test starts at McPherson Cellars at 1615 Texas Avenue. While it's their appetizer that got them to the top, it's their wine they are known for.

"That's wonderful! Wine is food so it's good to be a top performer," says Kim McPherson.

Winemaker and owner Kim McPherson knows a little about the wine business - his father is known as the 'Pioneer of Modern Texas' wines. Kim uses grapes grown on the High Plains to create wines with an old world feel. "Southern France, Italian, Spanish varieties that love the heat."

Although recently opened, this facility is familiar with bottling. "The is the old Coca-Cola building plant in downtown Lubbock and we've converted it to what they call an urban winery. It's a beautiful facility just now getting started on our event center. But our tasting room our winery is open. We do have wines from sweet to dry for the novice to the professional we have them here," says McPherson.

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Next, we head to Texas Steak Express at 9810 Indiana. This repeat top performers delivers its perfection right to your door.

"It took a whole team effort from the store. We try to make sure that cleanliness is one of our priorities here they and make sure we get the best product out to all of our customers."

 Their neighbor, Aloha BBQ Grill at 9810 Indiana Avenue, also serves up another helping of perfection.

Our next stop is also a repeat top performer, but the General Manager at the Kentucky Fried Chicken at 2219 19th - says it's something they constantly strive for and never get tired of.

"It's great! We've had them before here and its let's you know your doing something right."

And our final top performer is Chicken Express at 4704 4th.

"We just everyday keep everything clean make sure everybody washes their hands, everything dated, everything kept where it's suppose to be and just clean."

Manager, Annie Withers says that's just part of what keeps their customers coming back. "Good service, great quality and we got the best chicken in Lubbock." 

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