Category: Buzzing About Food

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

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.

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…

First Bar Opens in Mineola

Originally posted on January 13, 2012 @ 8:42 pmOn May 14, 2011 the people of Mineola approved two local options. One of the cleared the way for stores to sell beer and wine in Mineola. The other option cleared the…

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…

Dub’s BBQ Moving to Mineola

Originally posted on October 25, 2012 @ 12:30 pmI just had a short conversation with Art, the owner of Dub’s BBQ. He confirmed talk I had heard that he is moving his restaurant to Mineola. The restaurant will occupy the…

Jalapeno Tree Restaurant Coming to Mineola

Originally posted on July 18, 2012 @ 9:42 pmIt was announced today that Jalapeno Tree is opening a restaurant in Mineola. Paul Bambrey, CEO of Jalapeno Tree Holdings, LLC made it official today. Jalapeno Tree operates restaurants throughout East Texas.…