Conan O'Brien

Move could be in store for Amarillo's Big Texan Steak Ranch

The Lee brothers of The Big Texan Steak Ranch are weighing a decision much heavier than the 72-ounce steak for which their family tourism empire has become known. The Amarillo Globe-News ( ) reports Bobby Lee and Danny Lee face a choice much like their father, Big Texan founder Robert J. "Bob" Lee, did in the late 1960s — to stay in place or move. In 1970, Bob Lee Sr. opened The Big Texan Steak House at 7701 E. Interstate 40, boldly gambling that the bustling new interstate would bring even more success for the 10-year-old restaurant he moved from an East Amarillo Boulevard stretch of Route 66. This year, The Big Texan Steak Ranch will serve almost...