Shykatz, a breakfast and lunch restaurant near East Beach in Galveston, might be where the Buc-ee’s folks go to source home decor ideas. The tiny cafe is covered floor-to-ceiling in quippy and often menacingly cheerful signs (“Live like someone left the barn gate open.”) and serves a long, somewhat eclectic menu. You can order a breakfast sandwich consisting of eggs, ham, and cheddar cheese on cinnamon french toast bread, or, you know, just get a chicken club sandwich. Make sure to say hello to the cats meowing outside and grab a slice of strawberry cake for the road.
photo credit: Chelsea Thomas