Lost previous post seeking info on good chow between St. Louis and Carbondale.Going to an event at SIU. BBQ,pork tederloin and real home chow. Pls help.Many thanks!
The BBQ place in Murphysboro is yummy, but expect to wait, and I remember that the Giant City Lodge in Makanda has a great sunday lunch family style lunch and I believe they serve food all the time, other than that the place has changed so much -- and eat a bagel for me....
In my previous posts, I completely forgot a place you don't want to miss. The Midland Inn between C'Dale and Murphysboro has top notch Q and Mexican cuisine. Some locals tout it as being better than 17th Street. I think it is a toss up. It is a very fun place and the service is great!
7570 Murphysboro Rd, Murphysboro, IL
Tel: (618) 529-9133
I completely forgot about Midland --- it used to be very good....I am not sure if it is as good as 17th Street -- but it is good. There used to be a great mexican place called Tres Hombres, and it was really good, and they served a great margarita and phenom black bean and chorizo burrito....
Hope this isn't too late, but I want to reiterate the post about Giant City Lodge. It has the best family-style home cooking of anywhere around. I live in St Louis but make the trip down there at least once a year.
If you want a great deli - Booby's near campus is great as well.