Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Part 16 Winter Trip - Welfare, Texas

One of the restaurants recommended in my Hill Country guidebook was the Welfare Cafe and Goat Barn (old barn turned into an event center) in Welfare, Texas.  This was all we needed for a road trip to try out this restaurant.

The town of Welfare has disappeared over the years.  But the old Post Office is still standing and that is where the restaurant is located. 

It was a gorgeous warm evening so we chose to eat out on the patio.  

The food was incredible.  They specialize in German dishes and their sauerkraut was yummy.

While we were eating a band called the 'Welfare Fathers' played old cowboy songs.

The Goat Barn Event Center...

Complete with goats!

A fun discovery on the way home was the Cypress Creek.  This winding creek is lined with tall cypress trees that are spreading their roots across the banks.   These were the tallest trees we saw in the Hill Country.

This reminded us of why we should always take the back roads when on adventures!

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