Five Places to Celebrate Tomorrow's Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day

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A chicken fried steak helmet at Babe's
I know you were planning on taking it easy the next few weeks. Thanksgiving in only a month away, and the gustatory excess always starts a few weeks early. Buttery baked goods, excess alcohol, sausage, gravy and the inability to say no to anything (unless it's green beans (unless they're covered in fried onions and cream)) will rule your every dining decision through the end of the year.

Which makes this the perfect time to bring up that tomorrow is Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day. No, the holiday fattening season doesn't start with Thanksgiving or even with Halloween candy; it starts now. Here are five great ways to celebrate.

Babe's (pictured above)
You can't go wrong with Babe's. Their chicken-fried steak was enough to induce visions when I first had it in Carrollton, and when I ordered the dish again at the Roanoke location it was just as good.


All Good Cafe serves one up with pretty green beans
All Good Cafe
This Deep Ellum mainstay is known for its quirky wait staff and a chicken-fried steak that is the best in the world, according to the menu. How do you argue the merits of the "World's BEST chicken fried steak?" You don't. You eat it.


Location Info

Babe's Chicken Dinner House

200 S. Main St., Cedar Hill, TX

Category: Restaurant

All Good Cafe

2934 Main St., Dallas, TX

Category: General

Company Cafe

2104 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Toms Burgers & Grill

1530 N. Cooper St., Arlington, TX

Category: Restaurant

Norma's Cafe

1123 W. Davis St., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

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I wish I was thinner so I could celebrate "Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day" guilt free.

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