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Daisy May's - sides?

adam Sep 11, 2006 06:05 PM

I made a reservation at Daisy May's for a couple weeks from now for a whole pork butt; aside from cole slaw, it comes with two sides. I chose yams and baked beans, but am curious if there are any awesome sides there I should not miss, and should switch to.

I think there will be a lot of pork left over. I'm pretty happy about that.

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    Heavy Ed Sep 18, 2006 01:22 AM

    For a family birthday celebration, we went for the pork butt from RUB ( because DM is not ready until 8 and we needed to eat earlier) and the creamed spinach, corn, and whipped sweet potatoes from DM. All were scarfed down by everyone. I've had the dirty rice and beans before and were not impressed, a little dry.

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      Marco Sep 18, 2006 12:43 AM

      Just make sure the spinach is not out of a bag.

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        serious Sep 16, 2006 11:40 AM

        I love their corn bread

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        1. re: serious
          mrikagurl Sep 17, 2006 04:25 AM

          The corn was weirdly good. I couldn't stop eating it (and I'm not that into corn!). And the sweet potatoes are awesome. (Didn't have room for cream spinach.)

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          billyboy Sep 16, 2006 03:21 AM

          I thought the corn was really good when I went. I have to say though that I was very disappointed with the baked beans. First, they were a mixture of black, kidney, and one other bean. I prefer the classic Great Northern beans. Just a preference thing. Second, and this is what rsally disappointed me, was that there were no burnt ends in the beans at all!! I love burnt ends and got the beans specifically for that reason. They did have a good smoky flavor though, but no meat.

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          1. re: billyboy
            nansue Sep 16, 2006 01:16 PM

            That's weird. They've always had burnt ends in them when I've had them, which is why I've enjoyed them so much. I haven't been there in a while, so maybe they've changed.

            1. re: nansue
              GaryLovesFood Sep 17, 2006 11:14 AM

              I've tried their baked beans 3 times. Last spring they were loaded with meat 2 times. A few weeks ago, they still had a great flavor, but no meat that I could see.

          2. Ora Sep 12, 2006 03:09 AM

            Love the sweet potatoes and the sweet tea!!

            1. Midtown Jimmi Sep 11, 2006 11:47 PM

              When I used to go there the creamed spinach was the best I ever had!


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              1. re: Midtown Jimmi
                shortstop Sep 12, 2006 12:06 AM

                I second the creamed spinach rec. It is excellent.

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                nansue Sep 11, 2006 11:45 PM

                Baked beans for sure. I love the bourbon peaches and the rice. My husband likes the sweet potatoes, so I think you'll be fine!

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