Here in Lubbock, we love to go out to eat.

However, there are many different options, and only so many dollars and so much time. How do we decide where to eat? For many Lubbock folks, we weigh the good and the bad and absolutely set aside the unacceptable.

Simply put, we look at a restaurant's green and red flags.


I recently asked a bunch of Lubbock folks what their biggest green and red flags were. See if you agree, or if I missed anything. And if you own an eatery, make sure your place is a sea of green — because you've got a ton of competition here in the 806.

Lubbock Folks Reveal: Major Restaurant Red And Green Flags

When it comes to going out to eat, we have plenty of options here in Lubbock. Here are the make-or-break green and red flags that influence our decision.

Gallery Credit: Renee Raven

Sticky Fingers: Lubbock Folks Confess What They've STOLEN From Restaurants

Apparently, Lubbock loves to steal from restaurants. The answers to "what have you stolen" went from relatable to surprising, from harmless to eyebrow-raising.

Gallery Credit: Renee Raven

Small Lubbock Businesses Keep Killing Themselves And I Know Why

20% of new businesses fail in the first year and 50% fail in the first five. How are small businesses killing themselves, and how can new ones avoid making the same mistakes?

Gallery Credit: Renee Raven

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