The Point is a family-owned convenience store located in Palacios, Texas. The store provides fishing tackle and bait, hunting and fishing licenses, lottery tickets, convenience grocery items, as well as fresh Vietnamese and Mexican meals to go. Bryan & Yen Tran, the owners, have spent almost all their lives in Palacios. Palacios is the Shrimp Capital and this is where most Vietnamese refugees migrated when they escaped during the Fall of Saigon.
The store was featured in Anthony Bourdain’s show – “Parts Unknown” – Houston episode.