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Waco’s Best Brunch Spots

Brunch is a well-known cure for weekend warriors—a chance to nurse a hangover, connect with friends and family, redeem a difficult week, or just eat…

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Tony Berotte’s Guide to Waco’s Best Barbeque

“If you’re feelin’ puny, And you don’t know what to do, Treat yourself to some meat, Eat some barbecue.” —Robert Earl Keen Take it from…

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Island Spices & Neighborly Vibes at Tru Jamaica

Aniceto Charles owns Tru Jamaica with his mother, Vivia Charles, whose menu reflects the dishes she grew up eating in the small town of Pratville, Jamaica.

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Vivia Charles’s Red Cabbage & Potato Salad

American salads rely heavily on hot weather-friendly cabbage, rather than the tender lettuces of northern climes. You’ll find cabbage in various preparations dotted throughout the Tru Jamaica menu, but don’t skip the made-to-order red cabbage and potato salad. 

Nitcha Garsee’s Stir Fried Black Pepper Chicken

Nitcha Garsee, owner and culinary queen behind Kanom Thai Street Food, is passionate about introducing Wacoans to the sweet and savory street snacks she grew up eating in Thailand.

Eddie Garcia’s Homemade Horchata
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For more than twenty years, the…

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Helberg Barbecue Is Ready for Prime Time

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Cha Community Wants You to Feel at Home

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Ground Yourself at Da’Shack Farmers Market

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Waffle Chic Serves Food from the Heart

Until Shamica Evans opened Waffle Chic…

A Taste of Jalisco at Helados La Azteca

For more than twenty years, Helados La Azteca has been serving up Jalisco-style frozen treats, candies, and savory snacks, making it one of Waco’s oldest ice cream parlors in operation.

Experience Lebanese Hospitality at Laziza Mediterranean Cuisine

Laziza Mediterranean Cuisine, a small, casual cafe tucked away next to Crunch Fitness in the Westview Village shopping center, serves up jaw-droppingly good meals cooked to order by owner and chef Mouna El Boustani.

East Market: Your Go-To for Pan-Asian Food & Specialty Groceries

Conveniently located at the intersection of Highway 84 and Loop 340, East Market is a haven for fresh, frozen, and shelf-stable products from countries all over Asia, including the Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, China, Korea, and India.

Clay Pot: Vietnamese Cooking with Western Twists

Located on a busy stretch of Franklin Avenue in downtown Waco, Clay Pot has been a Waco institution since the early 2000s, serving up Vietnamese and Vietnamese fusion to a loyal cadre of customers. 

Eastside Market Celebrates Waco’s Arts Diversity with a Big City Vibe

This Sunday, April 3, will be the first Eastside Market on its new, expanded schedule that now includes the first and third Sundays—more time for beer, friends, food, art, and music.

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Adult Sip ‘n’ Skate

3 events,

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Lunar New Year

1 event,

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Sunday Funday

1 event,

1 event,

3 events,

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Abita Brewing Pint Night

4 events,

4 events,

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HEB Celebrity Cookoff

12 events,

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Year of the Dragon Lunar New Year Market

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Free Pancake Breakfast

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Valentine’s Wine Tasting

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Valentine’s Day Cocktail Class

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Paint Talk: Couple’s Painting Night & Dinner

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Happy Galentine’s Day (SOLD OUT)

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Valentine’s Dinner

6 events,

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Mardi Gras Brunch Buffet

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Wine Tasting

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Sunday Funday

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Chili Cookoff

1 event,

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Manic Monday

4 events,

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Valentine’s Week Menu

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Fat Tuesday: Mardis Gras Menu All Day!

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Books & Brews: Deliberate Cruelty: Truman Capote, the Millionaire’s Wife, and the Murder of the Century

16 events,

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Valentine’s Week Menu

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Valentine’s Day Special

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

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Five-Course Valentine’s Dinner

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Valentine Dinner Fundraiser

5 events,

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Valentine’s Week Menu

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Valentine’s Week Menu

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Murder Mystery Dinner

5 events,

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Coffee Cupping

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Legends of Texas Whiskey Festival

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Valentine’s Week Menu

2 events,

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Sunday Funday

1 event,

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Manic Monday

1 event,

3 events,

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Blind Whiskey Tasting: Main Street of Louisville

3 events,

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Friday Fish Fry

4 events,

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Garrison Brothers Whiskey Tasting

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Freedom Ball 2023

2 events,

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Sunday Funday

1 event,

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Manic Monday

1 event,

2 events,

4 events,

1 event,

1 event,

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Sunday Funday

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