Category: Buzzing About Food

This section has restaurants, recipes and other posts relating to food. Mineola has many great eating establishments.

Mineola Whataburger is Underway!

Whataburger Mineola Texas

Originally posted on August 16, 2014 @ 4:10 pmAt long last, Mineola gets a Whataburger. Whataburger is somewhat of a Texas tradition and we will be glad to have one in town. The restaurant will be located in the Wal-Mart…

Taste of Italy on Lake Hawkins

Originally posted on January 4, 2009 @ 1:35 amDinner at Taste of Italy on Lake Hawkins is a good choice. About 12 miles from city center, TOI is on the waterfront and has a nice deck. BYOB for dinner and…

Papadales in Quitman Now Has a Bar

Originally posted on June 11, 2009 @ 10:02 amIf you are looking for a place to have a burger and wet your whistle, look toward Papadales in Quitman. Papadales is an established eatery and is consistently good food-wise. You can…

Delicious Potato Soup Recipe

Originally posted on November 21, 2010 @ 5:02 pmThis is a simple, inexpensive and delicious way to feed several people something that tastes great and is easy to serve. Few things are better on a cold day than a bowl…

Quitman Goes Wet? Is it True?

Originally posted on February 24, 2009 @ 3:30 pmAccording to this sign at Papadale’s in Quitman, the city has apparently granted, or is in process of granting them a license to sell alcohol.  This photo, taken from my phone (hence…

It’s Watermelon Fudge Season at Between Friends

Between Friends in Mineola has delicious homemade fudge. Try the seasonal favorite, Watermelon! Fudge is a great gift for Dad. It’s delicious and they have several flavors to choose from. Try a fudge sampler and you are sure to hit all different tastes. Between Friends’ fudge is truly one of Mineola’s treasures.