December 25th, 2001
I would like to wish all of our customers, friends,
staff members and family a very Merry Christmas and our sincere thanks
for being a part of our company in 2001.
Taylor Christmas Parade
Candy & Timothy Mikeska with Trish, Kodi and TFD Lt. Bobby Copeland
and TVFD Fire Engine # 290 preparing to take part in our annual Christmas
************ All-You-Can-Eat Holiday Buffet *****************
Baked Turkey, Smoked Ham, Giblet Gravy, Cornbread Dressing, Buttered
New Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Ambrosia Fruit
Salad, Homemade Bread, Butter and Iced Tea !!!
Thanks Labtops for letting us cater your special event................
County Judge & Employees
**************Roast Beef & Ham Holiday Buffet ***************
Roasted Beef Tri-Tip Sirloin, Smoked Ham, Beef Gravy, Buttered New Potatoes,
Seasoned Green Beans, Tossed Garden Salad, with dressings, Ambrosia
Fruit Salad, Homebaked Bread with Butter and Iced Tea
Rudy Mikeska's has been serving this Roast Beef Luncheon for many years.
Our Special Thanks to Jane and Judge John Doerfler
Stand ? or Missile Silo ?
Only my cousin Mike Vanecek could have thought of a deer stand like
3 - stories tall, bottom floor can be used as a garage/kitchen
2nd floor- living/hunting area
3rd floor-360 degree panoramic hunting/living room
can seat about 15 people !!!!
Christmas Aunt Martha
Here is my Aunt Martha Mikeska Vanecek, she is the matriarch of our
family. All of her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters,
brothers, nieces and nephews all wish her a Very Blessed Christmas.
Merry Christmas from Candy and Tim
Meggie, Rudy III, and Timothy
L. "Tim" Mikeska Jr.
Diamond Inn Hamburger Count.......
Tuesday's Only Total....... 25,320
Relating to Our Business:
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Chronicle Article About the Mikeska Family Food Businesses
American Statesmen Article About Rudy Mikeska's Turkey Fries
Army National Guard Article About Tim Mikeska's Trip to Bosnia
Article...."Smoke Gets in Your Mouth" Rudy Mikeska's
About Texas Bar-B-Q Spice and Seasoning Rubs
Club Food Review About Rudy Mikeska's (4 1/2**** Stars)
Networks TV Source Listing For Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Web Directory Listing For Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Chronicle Article About Central Texas Bar-B-Q
TV Recipe Listings for Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Yahoo Web Directory
Listing for Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Cooking Newsletter About Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Twenty Texas Bar-B-Q Restaurants (Texas BBQ Homepage)
Article on "Out of Town" Barbecue
Events and News Archives:
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12-29-99..........Hoover Family, Rudy Sr's Prayer Garden,
1-15-2000........ Merle Haggard's Wedding
Archive Highlights: 2-14-2000........
A Mikeska Wedding, Sheriff Ed Richards, Crockett
High School Sports Banquet
Archive Highlights: 3-2-2000..........
Diamond Inn Hamburgers, More of Gerry's Wedding, BOSNIA yes or no?
Archive Highlights: 3-13-2000.......
Baylor University Award, Lent Specials, SnakeShow, Meggie's Scholastic
Award, Definition of "Bohemian"
3-25-2000....... Movie at the Mikeska
Home, My Children, Candy's Birthday, Military C-130 to California Catering,
Some of My Aunts.
Archive Highlights: 4-9-2000.......Serving
the Governor at the Capitol, Longhorn Band, Lt. Gov.Rick Perry and Timothy,
Astros at Enron Field, Nolan Ryan
Archive Highlights: 4-20-2000......History
of our Building, cooking a ton of beans, New Round Rock Express Stadium
"Dell Diamond", SP-500 Mobile Pit smoking our famous Pork
Rudy's Grand Champion, Cooking Crawfish, Our Corporate Airplane, Picnic
Highlights: 5-15-2000..... My Grandfather
John Mikeska, Mom & Dad in the 1950's, My Dad and I in 1961, Skiing
Mikeska Cousins, Bosnia Update
Francisco, Taylor Publishing Party, Rudy's Glazed Brick Pit/Smoker.
Barbecue Book, Keith's New McDonalds Franchise, Tribute to Matt Maddox,
& Angie Mikeska's Wedding, Texas A&M University's Stiles Farm
Foundation Annual Bar-B-Q.
my personal thoughts and my first list of pictures
more pictures, our July 4th Bar-B-Q at Eagle Base Tuzla, Bosnia
more pictures, BIG Redfish
Kids:"Wanted Poster", Rudy III and Tim making "Mikeska
Brand" sausage, few more BOSNIA pictures
"Quiet Birdmen", Mikeska's 22nd Annual Taylor International
BBQ Cookoff Judges Party, Our meat selections,
High School's 1,400 guests at the Stadium,
Ribs Served Hot Off The Pit, Happy Birthday Mike Vanecek
National Guard Family Readiness Dinner, Soldiers Return From Bosnia,
One Last Picture From Bosnia
Rentals Catfish Buffet, Tim Mikeska....appointed to the Board of Health.
Mikeska's Featured in United Airlines
Hemispheres Magazine, Taylor High School "Ducks" Homecoming
Lunch, Zimmerhanzel-Altman Wedding
Coverage of the Zimmerhanzel Altman Wedding.
Network's Food Nations Program Announcement with Tim Mikeska, Texas
Heritage Coalition Event at the State Capitol, Agriculture Commissioner
Susan Combs visits Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q.
of the Filming of Food Network's FoodNations Program with Chef Bobby
Reports of the Food Networks "FoodNations" Program, Las Vegas
Army National Guards Bosnia Homecoming Party, Tim with U.S. Senator
Kay Bailey Hutchison
and New Years Wishes, City of Taylor's Christmas Party,Williamson County
Judges Christmas Party
Networks FoodNations Program Air Date, Happy 16th Birthday Meggie Mikeska,
THS Sophomore Class Catfish Dinner Fundraiser, Vanecek Family's Superbowl
Networks 5th Replay of FoodNations Program and Show Schedule, Temple
College Mardi Gras Event Fundraiser, Smoked Pork Loin, Joy Mikeska's
Mikeska Awarded the "Texas Eagle Award" in ceremony at Houston's
Adams Mark Hotel, Small Business Bar-B-Q at the State Capitol
the Texas State Legislature, House Speaker Pete Laney, Del Webbs Sun
City Event, New Austin Convention Center "Topping Out" Party,
Schwertner Farms: "Quiet Birdmen"
the Governor of Texas, Hyde Park Baptist Church Quarries, Dell Computer
Event, TXDOT Fish Fry at Camp Mabry, Making Cherry Plum Jelly, Mikeska's
Picked as an Official Yahoo! Site.
Archive Highlights: 8-1-2001......Tribute
to Our Mother, Joy Aline Mikeska 2-19-1922 - 6-30-2001, Obituary and
Eulogy by Tim Mikeska
Picture Tribute for 9-11-01, Catering the Texas Task Force One Return
From New York Rescue Homecoming Event, with Senator Barrientos and old
friend Rescue Specialist, Rod Dennison
Archive Highlights: 11-19-2001......
Austin Chronicle Article about the Mikeska
and Vanecek Family, New Airplane for Mikeska's, Family Time