Breadwinners’ pumpkin cheesecake

Cindy and Jim Hughes wanted to create something small but special when they opened Breadwinners on McKinney Avenue in 1994.

Back Country Bar-B-Que’s sauce

The 23-year-old restaurant (on Greenville Avenue for 10 years) stands by the original thick, ketchup-based sauce it developed over the years.

Daddy Jack’s Lobster Fra Diavlo

This seafood-plus version of the lobster fra diavlo has become one of the restaurant’s biggest sellers, with up to 40 of the dishes served during the weekend.