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Texas Roadhouse is an American chain restaurant that specializes in steaks on the Texas and Southwest theme and is a subsidiary of Texas Roadhouse, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. The chain operates approximately 572 locations (as of October 2020) in 49 U.S. states, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, uae, Qatar, Philippines, Mexico, Taiwan and South Korea. Free buckets of peanuts are known on each table along with free dinner bread rolls with honey cinnamon butter. Texas Roadhouse was founded on February 17, 1993, at the Green Tree Mall in Clarksville, Indiana. across the Ohio River from Louisville. Founder W. Kent Taylor lived in Colorado and worked in nightclubs and restaurants there, and had aspirations to attend culinary school. In 1990, Taylor returned to his hometown of Louisville. He started working as a Kentucky Fried Chicken manager, dreaming of opening a Colorado restaurant. Former Kentucky Governor John Brown Jr. helped Taylor realize his dream by supporting him with $80,000. In 1991, Taylor Buckhead opened Hickory Grill, the series that will eventually become Buckhead Mountain Grill. Taylor was brown's private executive chef who invested more money and wanted to open a second store in Clarksville, but complications in the partnership caused him to collapse.