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Texas’ Best Dance Halls

If there is one area in which Texans excel, it’s boot scooting and two-stepping. Long before all your music was at your fingertips with iPods and online radio, cowboys found entertainment by listening to the tunes of legendary country musicians at local dance halls. A Texas tradition that still stands today, dance halls provided a sense […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted

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In case you don’t follow us on Facebook, our fearless leader, Levi Goode, accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge to #StrikeOutALS on Friday! In true Texas style, Levi used a beer bucket to hold his ice, cold water and didn’t even take off his boots. Check out the video below, y’all. More photos from Levi’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge are […]

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History of Houston and Goode Co.

In 1977, with no restaurant experience and very little money, we began to transform an old barn-style warehouse off Kirby into our first bona fide barbeque location in Houston, Texas. History was made and, now thirty-seven years and countless mouthfuls later, we’ve expanded across Houston and are the proud owners of seven successful Bayou City restaurants. […]

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An American Trivia Quiz


With Independence Day this weekend, we’ve focused our latest Trivia Quiz on the good ‘ole US of A. While we like to keep things pretty darn Texan around here, we want to see how well you know your American history. Scroll down to take our American Trivia Quiz. 1. July 4th celebrates American independence. What […]

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Texas History Quiz, Part Two

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It looks like y’all enjoyed our first Texas History Quiz, so we’re rounding up some more Texas trivia for part two. Let’s see how well you know Texas, folks. Write down your answers and scroll to the bottom to see how well you did. 1. Gruene Hall is: a. The biggest library in Texas b. The […]

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A Goode Father’s Day Gift Guide


While the most precious gift for Father’s Day is spending time with your old man or your little ones, we know that dad’s deserve a Goode gift for their special day. Our BBQ Hall of Flame is the perfect place to do your shopping this year. From briskets to cooking tools, we have a plethora […]

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Texas Tubing

Frio River Tubing

Tubing down a Texas river is a rite of passage in the Lone Star State and it’s almost time to start loading up the truck to head to the water. While Texas has hundreds of rivers, there are four popular floating choices – Guadalupe, Comal, San Marcos and Frio. We’ve been down all four and can […]

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National BBQ Month


May is officially National BBQ Month, which means thousands of our fellow food-loving friends are celebrating the art of outdoor cooking. While we know that barbequing means something entirely different in the Lone Star State than it does throughout the rest of the country, we also know not everyone has a Texas-sized slow smoker in their backyard. That’s why we’re celebrating National […]

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Texas History Quiz


It’s no secret that we love the Lone Star State. The BBQ is Goode, the music is great, folks are friendly and there’s nothing finer than a little late night two-stepping with an ice-cold Shiner in hand. There are many things that Texans are known for, including their larger-than-life state pride, so we’re testing how […]

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Goode’s Armadillo Palace

Goode's Armadillo Palace

Home of the tipsy two-step, the Armadillo Palace is a nod to everything Goode Company likes to love about Texas. From live Texas musicians, to classic southern comfort food, the Armadillo Palace is a Goode spot for lunch, dinner, happy hour, late night dancing, private events and so much more. You’ll be drawn in by […]

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