German Christmas, superfoods restaurant, more

EVANSVILLE — We’re bringing you Tri-State restaurant happenings and food news you need to know. Here’s the latest.

Breakfast with Santa

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Zeta Zeta Omega and Tau Rho chapters will present Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9:30-11:30 am at the Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The free event includes breakfast for everyone, and children will receive gifts from Santa and can participate in arts and crafts. Adults may participate in workshops on mental health and literacy. Kids and adults are encouraged to wear their favorite holiday pajamas.

The Zion Missionary Baptist Church is at 1800 S. Governor St.; 812-423-1963.

Bowlify Superfoods is a new restaurant focusing on fresh fruit bowls and avocado toast now open on Evansville's East Side.

Superfoods restaurant now open

Bowlify Superfoods is now open on Evansville’s East Side. The healthy foods café specializes in acai bowls with fresh fruit and granola, smoothies and avocado toast.

Bowlify Superfoods is at 250 N. Burkhardt Road.

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German Christmas dinner and pageant

The Evansville Germania Maennechor will host Christmas at Germania on Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, from 7-9 pm each night. The evening includes an original pageant, choral music from the Maennechor and Damenchor, and a German dinner. Tickets are$30.

The Germania Maennechor is at 916 N. Fulton Ave.; 812-422-1915.

There's always good cheer in plenty at the Germania Maennechor. Stop for Christmas at Germania on Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, from 7-9 pm each night.

Breakfast with St. Nicholas to benefit needy families with donations

Holy Rosary Catholic Church will host its 21st Annual Breakfast with St. Nicholas on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9-10:30 am at the Holy Rosary School Cafeteria. Enjoy breakfast, crafts and special story time with St. Nicholas. The event is $6 for adults and children 3 years and up. Kids 2 and under attend free. Donations of food and household items will be accepted to be given to families in need. Each child is encouraged to bring one item to donate. Please download a form and reserve no later than Wed, Nov. 30.

The Holy Rosary Catholic School is at 1303 S. Green River Road.

New barbecue restaurant open on Franklin Street

Kenny’s Smoke Shack BBQ is open on West Franklin Street. The long-awaited restaurant offers catering and is serving whole hog barbecue, pork butt, smoked turkey legs, sausage links, brisket, mutton, beef ribs and more.

Kenny’s Smoke Shack BBQ is at 901 W. Franklin St.; 812-303-0867.

Franklin Street to get the first Mexican restaurant

Noche is a new Mexican-theme restaurant that will be opening on West Franklin Street, tentatively, in 2023. By the owner of The Rooftop and Birdies, The Landings in Newburgh, and Pips PubNoche will specialize in tacos and a range of high-quality tequilas.

Noche will be at 2215 W. Franklin St.

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