The Wichitan

My kingdom for a meal of crab

Jeri Moore, Business Manager February 17, 2020

The little seafood restaurant on 3801 Call Field Road stands to fill a cajun spiced hole in our local eateries; however, you may need to ask the waitstaff to turn up the spice since the medium I ordered...

Take out bag from Freddys and its contents.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers food review

Jeri Moore, Business Manager December 4, 2019

Thin, crispy steakburgers, shoestring potatoes and frozen custard caused long lines in the drive-through outside of the restaurant. An employee stood outside handing out paper copies of the menu to waiting...


Crawdaddy’s: Not the chain, the mom and pops

Kristin Silva, Managing Editor October 15, 2019

  CrawDaddy's Seafood and Steaks is a Cajun and seafood mom and pop restaurant that opened Summer 2019. All restaurants claiming to be "cajun" need to have a half-decent tasting gumbo option...

enchilada supremas

Mexican food that will make your heart happy

Alyssa Mitchell, Editor March 5, 2019

On a whim, my boyfriend and I went to dinner at El Tapatio March 4. We arrived at about 6 p.m. and were sat almost immediately. Our waiter came to get our drink orders and within ten minutes of being sat...

A little spice makes everything nice

Aquila Freeney, Business manager February 4, 2019

This weekend, I decided to go back home to Dallas and had every intention to grab some good Mexican food but, I ran out of time. By the time I made it back to Wichita Falls, I was seriously craving for...

Panda Kitchens orange chicken and fried rice. Photo by Justin Marquart

Panda Express vs. Panda Kitchen: Battle of the orange chicken

Chloe Phillips September 13, 2017

Like most broke college students, we usually get hungry, especially when the dining halls are closed. This rang true for me on Labor Day. Mesquite Dining Hall was the only on campus restaurant open, and...

The sliced brisket plate from Branding Iron. Photo by Cortney Wood. May 2.

The search for the best in town: Barbecue edition

Taylor Morrison May 2, 2017

There was a time when students of MSU argued which local burger shack had the best burgers. When the answer came to light, they needed something else to argue about. Politics, environmental issues,...

Grilled chicken sandwich with chips and a side salad from the Mesquite Dining Hall. Photo by Yolanda Torres.

Dining services leaves much to be desired

Yolanda Torres August 26, 2015

The new dining contract has brought with it a new way to eat at the Mesquite Dining Hall. One of the biggest changes is the buffet-style serving, a change from previous years where students could...

Sliced brisket, smoked turkey, macaroni and cheese, green beans, and Texas toast from Texas Best BBQ.

Barbecue restaurant nearly lives up to its name

Brianna Sheen February 26, 2015

Texas Best BBQ & Burgers, at the corner of Maplewood and Southwest Parkway, may not be the best, but it's good. The restaurant is nothing special from the outside, but the interior is well decorated...

Pork street tacos with red chile sauce, guacamole, tomatoes, onions and cilantro. Mexican-bottled Coke and sopapillas.

Taco shop delivers on the basics

Brianna Sheen February 19, 2015

Mr. Taco, a cozy restaurant just outside downtown Wichita Falls, provides memorable Mexican food basics and an authentic atmosphere. The tiny shop has a nondescript exterior except for the giant...

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Glass Kitchen: Burger joint gets it right

Brianna Sheen January 27, 2015

The Glass Kitchen, a little hole in the wall on Old Iowa Park Road, serves up a delicious cheeseburger worth that is worth the 5.6-mile drive from campus. Although the diner looks a little worse...

Salsa served two ways

Eddie Miller November 13, 2014

Jefe's is a Mexican restaurant located on the corner of Southwest Parkway and Fairway Boulevard. They serve anything from tacos to burritos and on Saturday nights they have salsa dancing. When my friend...

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