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Nashville’s Vibrant Dining Scene Focused on Service

Nashville’s Vibrant Dining Scene Focused on Service

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Please follow and like us:0Follow If you love talking and reading about food, then you already know about Nashville’s thriving food scene. Several upscale restaurants in the area offering diverse menus continue to rack up James Beard nominations, hot chicken has put the city on the map, quickly […]

He Said, He Said: El Alamo Mexican Grill

He Said, He Said: El Alamo Mexican Grill

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Please follow and like us:0Follow Monthly Feature, By Woo Pig Foodie and Kevin Shalin Woo and Kevin will check out a local restaurant, each at different times, and then write separate reviews. This month, they visit El Alamo Mexican Grill. Woo’s Take Located at the end of a sleepy […]

Last Saturday Night at Maddie’s Place

Last Saturday Night at Maddie’s Place

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Let me get this right out of the way. Everything about our 8-top dinner last Saturday night at Maddie’s Place was excellent. The place was packed (and that included the bar), but we were able to get a table in about 20 minutes.

I don’t typically lead off talking about service with these write-ups, but it should be noted that from start to finish, it was absolutely outstanding. Our beer and wine came out fast, as did our apps … and even the entrees. Looking around the restaurant, I expected the kitchen to get a little backed up with orders, but that was not the case.

So what about the food? Well, we ordered a lot … so I got to taste a lot.

We started with a dozen Chargrilled Oysters and some fries for the kids. I’ve probably eaten the oysters at Maddie’s 10-15 times and these were the best yet. Plunk, juicy, and drenched in butter and Parm, these oysters sent me right back to a few weekends ago to my New Orleans’ visit.

Chargrilled Oysters

For my entrée, I actually ordered another appetizer … the BBQ Nachos. Good gracious, what a gut bomb. But what a glorious gut bomb! Corn tortilla chips were piled with pulled pork, green onions, red onions, cheddar cheese, sour cream, and tiny pieces of pickle. Heck, there were even some black eyed peas. It was the entire kitchen sink finished off with a delicious bbq sauce. Did it all get a little soggy? Yes, but, truth be told, I’ve never shied away from soggy nachos.

Red Beans & Rice

Bites of my daughter’s Shrimp Po’Boy and cup of Red Beans & Rice were also delightful. The subtly spicy RB&R tasted better than I remember, as did the crispy fried shrimp on the po’boy.

Shrimp Po’Boy

All and all, this dinner at Maddie’s Place was a nice reminder of the great food and service coming out of one of Little Rock’s top restaurants.

Parking Lot Burger at K Hall & Sons

Parking Lot Burger at K Hall & Sons

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Please follow and like us:0Follow On Saturday morning, my friends messaged me that they were heading to K Hall & Sons to eat some turkey necks, and while I was in no mood to gobble up turkey, I was craving one of their delicious cheeseburgers. Along […]

Morrilton in Sixty Minutes

Morrilton in Sixty Minutes

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Please follow and like us:0Follow By Jarred Kibbey Last week I had to make an unexpected trip to Morrilton. I figured since I was there around lunch, I would pick up my wife and try the Morrilton Drive Inn that I have seen many people post […]