We can now say after almost 6 months of living on Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge that we finally made it to the Whistle Stop Cafe for some fried green tomatoes and the blue platter special.
Come to think of it, I don't know if the platter was blue or not because there was so much food on it.
Anyway, we started out with an appetizer of 8 green fried tomatoes with a spicy Thousand Island dipping sauce. That was $8.95.
Our beverages were served in mason jars (no, no white lightening...just coke for Dan and water for me).
Our blue plate special was fried catfish with your choice of two sides for $9.95 each. And the choices varied from green beans, turnip greens, mashed potatoes, some other kind of greens, fried okra and cheesy grits. I had the grits and green beans and Dan had the "taters" an turnip greens. OH, and a homemade roll.
We'd never had catfish before, although I DO remember eating bullheads and figured they'd taste about the same. All I can say is we've done it and now we know. Not sure what we know other than we "dun it"!
There was plenty of food so no room for peach cobbler or pecan cobbler or whatever other desserts they had.
We will save the dessert for when we come back in the fall!!
The Whistle Stop Cafe hours this time of the year are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (I think they are closed on Sunday). I figure when tourism season starts they would increase their hours. We're not use to having "supper" at 3 p.m.!!! But it stayed with us!! Rib stickin' good food!! (They were closed when I took this photo)
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