East Side Baptist'll have you down on your knees singing "Thank God It's Friday!" the first time you set tastebuds on their mouth-watering catfish lunch special. Each Friday, the University Hills area church serves up the best catfish fillets we've had this side of Okeechobee, Florida, delicately dusted with cornmeal and fried to golden brown, heaping helpings of cole slaw and ultra-yummy roasted potatoes, plus a slab of some fine lemon bundt cake. Oh, it is salvation (with salivation!) to go! The cost is a $5.50-per-plate donation to the church's Operation Push-Pull service organization, and they serve takeout only, every Friday, 11am-2pm. Call ahead with orders of five or more (great idea for those office lunch doldrums). And if you can't get out of your office, for an additional 50 cents a plate, they make deliveries. Amen to that!
East Side Baptist Church
2400 Northeast Dr., 512/929-3722
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