Freg ordered a chopped salad for lunch from Ted’s Famous Kickin’ Chicken. Freg’s massive salad ended up being too much food for him, so he had to pack up about half. The salad included chopped chicken, tomatoes, cheese, croutons, bacon, and somewhere under there lettuce.
Freg ordered a low calorie option this evening, Patmos chicken from Soppers Restaurant. A simple but delicious meal of sauteed chicken, mushrooms, olives, penne pasta, parmesan, and garlic in olive oil. Freg was surprised and delighted to find so many olives in his dish.
Ant ordered the manicotti from Soppers Restaurant and did an excellent job of NOT ordering dessert, even after hearing about all the cakes. Good job Ant. This is your classic Italian manicotti, stuffed pasta of ricotta, Romano, parmesan, mozzarella and topped with marinara sauce and more mozzarella.
Ant ordered pollo con crema from Dos Amigos. Shredded chicken cooked in cheese and sour cream, comes with tortillas to put your own tacos together. Sided with the beans and rice classic combo. Broccoli and carrots covered in the cheese sauce are Ant’s kind of vegetables.
Carolyn ordered a number ten from Dos Amigos. A classic combo of two hardshell beef tacos with rice and beans on the side; can’t go wrong.
Daniel was the grill master for the evening, grilling chicken, pineapple and venison for our dinner. Brenna prepared sides of fresh corn and a cheese, spinach, and artichoke casserole that was awesome.
Carolyn ordered the burrito of Brotherly Love, which is Black Cat’s version of a philly, YUM! Grilled steak, onions, green chiles, lettuce, and lots of queso wrapped in a warm tortilla; this burrito hit my hunger spot.
The Garlic Knots are a fantastic appetizer from Cafe Portofino. These little buttery, garlic bread knots will release your soul. And think, you haven’t even gotten to the main dishes yet!
Freg slaughtered his plate of spaghetti puttanesca from Vinnie’s. How can one go wrong with tomatos (on spaghetti), capers, olives, anchovies, basil, garlic, and onions, all topped off with fresh parmesan; DELICIOUS!
Carolyn ordered the baked ziti Napolitano from Vinnie’s. If you enjoy cheese you will enjoy this dish. Penne pasta with ricotta, parmesan, mozzarella, italian parsley and marinara sauce. YUM! It’s been a while since we’ve had good Italian.
Freg ordered a chopped Southern salad from the Lexington Avenue Brewery, (LAB) for short. This delicious salad included fried green tomatos, pimento cheese, chopped iceberg lettuce, chopped ham, fresh local red beans and corn. The fried green tomatos and fresh made pimento cheese were heart stopping AMAZING; SO GOOD.
Freg ordered a ‘Sheena’ burger with sweet potato tots. This meal came from a little family joint called Sheena’s.
John, a houseguest where we were staying ordered a ‘Double Sheena’ burger for dinner. Sweet potato tots became the side of choice.
Freg ordered this deli meat monster from Howard’s On Main. Made on ciabatta bread salami, bologna, capricola, and mozzarella. Wow, that’s a sandwich. A side of pasta salad to finish it off.
Carolyn ordered a special grilled cheese sandwich from Howard’s On Main. This grilled cheese included a tomato, mozzarella, swiss, provolone, and cheddar, a side of fruit salad to top it off.
Freg ordered the Sullivan’s Burger with a side of sweet potato fries from Pawley’s Front Porch. This massive burger contained grilled pineapple, guacamole, citrus jalapeno mayo, and pepper jack cheese. Freg enjoyed the combo of the pineapple and the guacamole.
Carolyn ordered a small pepperoni pizza for dinner at the Flying Saucer. A salad or burger just wouldn’t cut it this evening. Ant snuck a slice for himself but Carolyn is more than willing to share. The sauce on this pizza had a bit of a kick, it was decent enough.
Freg ordered ‘Mary’s Greek Tacos’ from Henry’s House located in the market area. Freg, of course, scraped all the tomatos off before devouring. Grilled chicken topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, feta cheese, and tzatziki sauce. Tasty tacos served in excellent portion sizes.
Ant ordered the rice and chicken bowl from Juanita Greenberg’s Nacho Royale. Black beans and cheese complete the bowl made out of a tortilla.
Freg ordered a black cat burger medium rare with a side of fries from Poe’s Tavern. This hand ground beef burger was topped with pimento cheese, Edgar’s drunken chili, applewood bacon, and grilled onions.
Ant’s Tell Tale Heart burger from Poe’s Tavern. This half pound piece of heaven is topped with a fried egg, applewood bacon, and cheddar cheese; sided with potato salad.
Carolyn also ordered the Tell Tale Heart burger, rare with a side of fries from Poe’s Tavern. At Poe’s they hand grind their beef, which allows you to order the burger cooked rare; mmmmmm GOOD.
For lunch we went French, Freg ordered goat cheese, roasted spinach, and tomato pie sided with mixed greens from Papillote. It was excellent cuisine, so much goat cheese, and so good.
Carolyn botched the pronunciation but did order the Croque Monsieur at Papillote. A delicious warm toasted sandwich with ham, swiss, and creme fraiche.
Ant ordered the melted angel from Papillote. This deliciousness is smoked brisket, red wine shallots, and melted pepper jack cheese atop a toasted Brioche. Sided with fresh greens all we can say is YUM!
We all enjoyed and split an order of Papillote Fries. These are no ordinary fries, the large cut potatoes are pan-fried in duck fat, covered with fresh parmesan and white truffle oil and served with their special dipping sauce. So tasty and good, words cannot describe.
John ordered the Ale House burger from Toucan’s Ale House. The burger was brushed with a Guiness marinade and topped with bacon, sauteed mushrooms, and smoked gouda cheese sided with sweet potato crinkle fries.
Ant ordered the South of the Border Burger, rare with a side of crinkle sweet potato fries from Toucan’s Ale House. The burger had jalapenos, guacamole, and pepper jack cheese.
While roaming around in the afternoon out stomachs started to growl so we headed in Zuzu’s for a snack. Freg got a slice of pepperoni pizza and they were kind enough to add olives on top for him.
Ant was excited to find this American Classic on the menu at Zuzu’s. Ant heated things up a bit by ordering pepper jack and american cheese on his sandwich and went with sweet potato fries on the side.