Salad plated at Commerce Cafe
Chef/Owners Sarah Heard and Nathan Lemley standing together smiling in their restaurant, Commerce Cafe.

For the Love of Taste

~ feat. Chef Nathan and Sarah

Chef Nathan and Chef Sarah own both Foreign and Domestic, a nose-to-tail and farm-to-table experience, as well as Lockhart's favorite small town big flavor restaurant, Commerce Cafe.

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The outdoor view of Commerce Cafe restaurant in Lockhart, Texas.

When it comes to creativity here, we push the limits quite a bit at Foreign and Domestic, and I think it's really good to have a grounding here at Commerce Cafe… Sometimes it's good to take it back to simple techniques, relearn them, rehash them out, and make sure you've got them fine tuned. As a chef, I think that's really important.

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Sandwich with lettuce, tomato and cheese on a white plate sitting on a wood table.
Two dishes, a salad and chicken fried steak, sitting on a restaurant table in Commerce Cafe.
Spaghetti with red sauce and garlic bread on a white plate on a restaurant table

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