Skip to main content

Dandgures is Dang Good

After vexing over some work place discussions ("What is rural, and how do you keep it that way?"), a coworker and I walked from the office down "beautiful" (in a crumpled-up Colt 45 can, wind-blown trash, random piece of clothing on sidewalk kind of way) Lafayette Street to
Dandgures, a great meat n' three place.

I had meatloaf, white beans (seasoned well and not overcooked), collards (nice and spicy), a hoe cake and sweet tea. Greg (the fellow luncher) had meatloaf, mashed potatoes and green beans I believe. At $8 for meal, drink and all, it was worth it. I'd definitely go back. If you're curious to know where it is, check out the map. Plus, somebody else has a photo of the place's mural on their blog. Pretty cool.

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&safe=off&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&hs=re3&q=Dandgures,+nashville&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wl

http://nashville-dailyphoto.blogspot.com/2007/10/dandgures.html

Comments

  1. Who's this "Scott" and why is he posting on Erin's blog?!??!!
    :)
    Jus' kiddin'....good to see you weigh in, Tall Boy.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Nice to see my brother is alive and remembers how to write on the blog. Miss you and love you.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

'Party Time, Excellent' Books: The Food Lab, Smitten Kitchen Every Day, Beard on Food, Farmette

One of my favorite pastimes is to visit the library & peruse new and old cookbooks.

I think this is probably most definitely violating copyright law, but when I check out cookbooks and find recipes that I like, I'll copy them and file them in my almighty 3-ring green food binder. This binder holds recipes torn from magazines and newspapers, family recipes emailed and handwritten, takeout menus, and paper menus from restaurants we've visited and enjoyed. It's my big book of food awesomeness, and I'm always in search of items to keep it growing.

When a friend mentioned the Food52 Cookbook Club on Facebook, I figured it would be a fun way to experiment with foods I might not normally cook, and to expand my horizons beyond the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library stacks.


The Best Way to Keep Cannoli Fresh and Other Baltimore Stories

My mom and step-dad were up visiting for Thanksgiving and after gorging ourselves on turkey and the sites of D.C., I took them on a day-trip to Baltimore.

After a visit to my mom's favorite museum (she's a mosaic artist), we aimed for lunch at Rocket to Venus in Hampden. It was closed for lunch, but our trip up Charles St. wasn't for naught - we stumbled onto residents of 34th St. setting up their Christmas displays! This street is Christmas at its best, or worst, depending on your tolerance/interest in all things Christmas. Erin teases me for being a scrooge, but I have to admit, lights and what-not are nice at this cold and dark time of year.

After a brief walk through Hampden, we aimed for lunch at Kooper's Tavern in Fells Point. The tavern was most certainly open, with rowdy sports fans packing the bar and even spilling onto the sidewalk for fresh-shucked oysters. (My friend Gideon would have camped out right there for their Chincoteagues!) After some deliberati…

Oh Hygge Yes: Soups for Making Your 2018 Cozy & Warm

On the first day of 2018, the scene is set. 

The fireplace is blazing. Our dog Loretta is curled up on the love seat next to me. Candles on the mantle are flickering. My small-ish second glass of red wine blooms warmly with each sip.

There's no Netflix on the TV.  No radio blaring the latest news.  

Quiet. Gentle. Cozy. 

I'll have a second and third helping of this in 2018, please and thank you.