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Marys Outside
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Rudy’s Weekend Road Trip to Mary’s Cafe’ in Strawn

This past weekend I made the trip north of Abilene to Strawn TX. to Mary's Cafe'. Mary's boasts they have the largest chicken-fried steak (CFS) in the Lone Star State. Mary's also has one of the most extensive menus I've seen, five full pages to be exact. If you want a steak, Mexican food, fish or a big ole hamburger, you're going to find it here. The chicken-fried steak is what I was after and I'm about to get me some.

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21 Examples of Starbucks Employees Completely Massacring Someone’s Name

If there's one thing we love about Starbucks, it's that they always give us a place to go to the bathroom. Aside from that, it's also always a good time when they mix up a customer's name. When a Hong Kong Starbucks employee thought a woman named Virginia was actually named Vagina, we laughed.

We figured why not keep the laughs coming and found some more Starbucks name fails. We also included what the original name is supposed to be, since it's not always entirely clear. You're welcome.

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90-Year-Old Man Trapped in His Car for Four Days Survived Thanks to…Fig Newtons?

The captivating rescue in Cleveland isn’t the only amazing tale of human endurance amazing Americans this week.

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Eddie Montgomery
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Eddie Montgomery’s Steakhouse Abruptly Closes

A restaurant co-owned by Montgomery Gentry singer Eddie Montgomery has abruptly closed without warning, leaving employees scrambling to find an explanation for their sudden termination.

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Toni Larroux Obit
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Hilarious Obituary for ‘Waffle House Mom’ Goes Viral

We're thinking Toni Larroux of Bay Saint Louis, MS., who died last week at 68, had a pretty quirky sense of humor. Her two surviving children certainly do.

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McDonald's
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New Study Reveals McDonald’s Is Easily America’s Most Popular Business

When it comes to eating at McDonald’s, Americans are lovin’ it.

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Mint Julep
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5 High-Horsepower Julep Cocktails to Fuel Your Kentucky Derby Party

The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby is this weekend, and that can mean only one thing: Mint Juleps. (And hot southern chicks in oversized bonnets, but we'll focus on the drinks for now.)

Just in case you've never had a Mint Julep because it sounds like a cocktail Miss Daisy would drink as she's being driven around, you should know the main ingredient is a healthy pour of bourbon

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schlotzkys sandwich
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Schlotzky’s Deli Locations in Abilene to Donate Portion of Sales to “West, Texas Fallen Heroes Fund”

Looking for a good excuse to avoid cooking and go out to dinner tonight? Here it is: enjoy a great meal, and make a contribution to the first responders of the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion. Today (April 30), Schlotzky's Deli locations in Abilene will be offering the opportunit

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Puc Stainless Steel Alcohol Cubes
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Give a ‘Puc’ About Your Liquor With These Stainless Steel Ice Cubes

Liquor connoisseurs who prefer their cocktails on the rocks but have a seething distaste for the watered down repercussions of using ice cubes - meet your “pucking” salvation.

Designer Dave Laituri recently unleashed his latest invention called 'Pucs,' which are stainless steel ice

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Taste of Abilene 2013
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2013 Taste of Abilene to Benefit Local Charities is April 30th

The answer to the question "What's for dinner?" will be a lot easier on Tuesday, April 30th, as the Abilene Civic Center will host 'Taste of Abilene 2013'. The event, presented by the Abilene Rotary Club and the Abilene Restaurant Association, will showcase about 3 dozen restaurants and caterers from the Abilene area. It will benefit local non-profit organizations and community organizations.

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Whataburger Ketchup and Other Condiments to be Sold Exclusively at H-E-B

If you're a big fan of Whataburger's ketchup and other condiments, then you're in luck. Starting soon, you'll be able to get those delicious condiments at an H-E-B near you.

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Chinese Food
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Insanely Dedicated Man Keeps Log of All 6,297 Chinese Restaurants He’s Eaten At Since 1955

When it comes to keeping tabs of his Chinese food, David Chan is most definitely not lo mein-tenance.

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