The city of Tyler is the largest grower of commercially created rose bushes in the world and offers unique dining options that will please all food lovers. The area is also known for its quaint brick streets, famous gardens, antique shops and an array of creative cuisines. Tyler features a variety of dining establishments, including Mexican bistros and barbecue joints, which create culinary pleasures that will satisfy whatever you're craving, from fresh seafood to grilled steaks. The region’s most popular dishes are country-fried yard bird and brisket with East Texas sauce. Tyler also contains national chain restaurants as well as local eateries that serve Italian, American and Asian fare.