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Lolita’s keeps family first: Franklin Avenue restaurant a mainstay for 30 years

When you walk into Lolita’s restaurant in downtown Waco, a sense of family and the enticing aromas of spicy meat and freshly baked tortillas …

Shorty’s Pizza Shack big on pizza, fun and Baylor

On 12th Avenue, roughly two miles from both the old and new football stadiums, Shorty’s Pizza Shack sits in the heart of Baylor territory. Known for …

New owners of Lone Star Tavern expand popular restaurant

The slogan “Best steaks in town and that’s no bull!” is a pretty bold statement for a Texas restaurant, but Scott Studer and Josh Hale, the new …

Texas

WiseGuys eatery captures taste of Chicago in Waco

If you took everything that is distinctive or notorious about Chicago — its sports teams, its Midwestern accents and sometimes sarcastic attitude, …

The Mix in Hewitt: A shopping, dining destination

When Betsy Ferguson bought a prime piece of Hewitt real estate in 2008, she never intended to become a small business owner. But, as fate would have …

Real Estate

Family-style meals, Americana decor deliver at Jake’s Texas Tea House

If you work, live or play downtown, it’s hard to miss Jake’s Texas Tea House, occupying the ground floor of the renovated Kress Building on Austin …

The Elite is still a Waco classic: Restaurant a popular stop on the traffic circle

The Elite Circle Grille, located on Waco’s traffic circle as its name indicates, continues to serve up homestyle meals with a touch of classic …

Michna’s Bar-B-Que continues unique legacy in Waco

Everyone has an opinion on what makes good barbecue. Marinade vs. rub, charcoal vs. wood, beef vs. pork — the debates are endless. Robert “Bob” …

Downtown Waco food trucks: You gotta try ‘em!

The flavor of downtown Waco is changing.<p>Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that the tastes of downtown Waco are expanding — thanks to food …

Sironia more than delicious food, it’s a unique experience

Few establishments in Waco can boast a location as well known as Sironia on Austin Avenue. Currently owned and operated by Holly Harris and Martha …