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Jan 31, 2007 12:30 PM

Pete Jones's Skylight Inn [Ayden]

I am going to be in the Ayden-Greenville area and I was wondering if anybody has been to the Skylight since Pete's passing.
If time permits, other places I was thinking of visting are: B's Barbecue & Grill in Greenville ;Bum’s Restaurant in Ayden, Mitchell’s Ribs & Chicken in Wilson and Wilber’s in Goldsboro .
Comments based on recent experience in any of these places would be much appreciated. Any recommendations for places not listed would also be welcome.
Thanks in advance to all responders.

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  1. We went the Skylight Inn in May 2006, and it was fantastic. After we ate our lunch, we got a pound to go so that we could enjoy the 'que for dinner as well. I got the feeling not much changes around the place.

    1. Does this mean Mitchell's has reopened? I haven't really been paying attention, so the last I ever heard was that they'd closed due to tax issues, but that Ed was vowing to re-incorporate and reopen. Never did hear if that happened, though . . .

      1. Skylight Inn is the same - Pete has not been actively involved in the business for several years.

        Mitchell's is still closed.

        Get the veggies at Bum's - cabbage, collards, rutabagas and green beans are all spectacular.

        B's cooks over charcoal, not wood, but is quite good.

        1. Mithchells is still closed apparently his money person finally settled some legal thing,,may open somewhere else possibly on the yuppy side of town,,,Ate at skylight and Bums in the same day preferred Bums food but the atmosphere at skylight is hard to turn down for a true Q guy,,Wilburs is fine

          1. Didn't Wilber's close? Do I have this wrong?

            I used to live in Greenville. I never thought much of B's.