Winter Texan Times

13 WINTER TEXAN TIMES OCTOBER 19, 2022 Dining in the Valley We, and I am sure you do too, always like finding a place to have a great meal. Our Taste of the Valley features restaurants that are here just to do that. Taste of the Valley features local restaurants in the area that are ready to serve you; restaurants are open for dining in and take out. Please support our advertisers and all our local businesses this year, and every year. Each issue we will feature a different restaurant we have visited and share our experience and some photos of some great food. Join us on our gastro-tour of the Valley as we hit different dining spots and tell you about all the great dining in the RGV. If you have a favorite dining spot that we have not visited yet, that you think needs to be featured here, call us at (956) 580-7800 or email us at (956) 772-7256 • 204 W. Palm Street • South Padre Island, TX Family Owned & Operated 20% OFF Expires: April 30, 2023 Any Entree All Day Open Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Now Open! Daily Specials & Happy Hour In McAllen All Your Favorites 1621 N. 11th St. • McAllen (956) 331-8253 Tues-Thurs 10:30-9 • Fri-Sat 10:30-10:30 Mexican • American • Seafood Buy 1 Entree Get 2nd 1/2 Off (of equal or lesser value) Expires 11-1-22 Winter Texan Friends Come and visit us at Baffin Bay and be prepared for a unique Gulf Coast eating experience! Winter Texans Welcomed! 361-297-5174 1294 Co Rd 2360 Riviera, Texas 78379 November 24th • 11:00AM - 2:00PM Thanksgiving Buffet (956) 782- 3200 600 Kingston Way • Donna, TX Tickets Available at Hotel Lobby ASSORTED SALADS|HERB BUTTERED TURKEY PINEAPPLE GLAZED HAM|ROAST BEEF ASSORTED SIDES|ASSORTED DESSERTS SUGAR FREE DESSERT - n . e d n . n e - o - m s y g a , d . n - n , - - Edinburg hosts cultural celebrations Craft Cultura and the City of Edinburg are teaming up and excited to announce Edinburg’s first Spoken Word Poetry Festival, Untamed Tongues: Poets Sin Fronteras. This poetry festival celebrates the Mexican American culture on the South Texas borderlands. The festival explores the past, present, and future as a community through the art of storytelling. Join in for a night full of art and cultura at the McIntyre Promenade Courtyard (415 W. University Dr.) on Friday, October 22, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Celebrate life on the borderlands as an array of poets from different regions of the Valley perform their original poems for the first time. Bring some friends for some tasty food, drinks, live music, vendors, and even a lowrider display. Music will be curated by Rio Grande Valley artists DJ Flacucho, Fronterawave, Mariachi Azucenas, and Genesis, with a special performance by San Antonio Hip Hop Emcee, MexStep. On Monday, October 24, The City of Edinburg will host the seventh annual Filipino Festival at the Edinburg City Hall Courtyard starting at 5 p.m. The Edinburg Filipino Committee and the City of Edinburg invite you to experience the authentic Filipino cuisines through a food tasting of pancit, egg rolls, and lechon. The festival will feature guest speakers, Filipino food demos, a people’s choice karaoke contest, Filipino American trivia, and a traditional Salanhi cultural celebration. The committee is excited to present guest poet Marlene Jimenez, feature music performance by Arnold Villamero, and dance performances by UTRGV’s Filipino Student Association. The City Hall Courtyard, located at 415 W. University Drive, will host the Filipino Festival filled with vendors, artists, and Filipino culture. The Filipino Festival will culminate a three-day weekend cultural celebration that kicks off with the Poetry Festival, followed by the largest cultural festival in the City of Edinburg, Los Muertos Bailan – a day of the dead festival. The events are free and open to the public. Parking will be available at City Hall. For more information on this event, visit or contact the library at (956) 383-6246. Courtesy Photo