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Magnolia Table

USA | Friday, 10 May 2019 | Views [127]

Magnolia Table, Waco TX

Magnolia Table, Waco TX

AIR ALASKA'S FLIGHT TO LOVE FIELD was OK despite some rough air over Dallas and a 45-minute delay getting to the gate.  We were staying overnight at the Baymont where we left the truck, so it hardly mattered.  And thanks to the onboard self-service laundry, nearly all of our clothes were clean when we arrived back at Bennett’s RV in Granbury TX.

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   Come early                                   It's all about marketing                    

While we were in the neighborhood — 100 miles or so qualifies as “in the neighborhood” in Texas — we decided to visit Waco’s “nouveau famous” Magnolia Table.  

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           Chip and Joanna Gaines, Waco's First Family

Chip and Joanna weren’t around when we got to the Magnolia Table.  But everyone else was — and more were expected, judging from the acres of parking.  The stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper are the avacado toast of Waco (that's a FU in-joke) and people travel from all over for a taste of the newly rich and famous.  We had nothing else to do, and what’s 100 miles each way, right?  Sorry to report we ate at Old Chicago — 2 hours is 2 long 2 wait 2 eat.

 

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