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What's your guilty pleasure?

curej Aug 25, 2010 05:45 PM

Ok, I'll start this one. I actually have a lot of guilty pleasures, but here's the one that just popped into my head:

Newks Cue sandwich with Sriracha sauce and cheetos (Crunchy) inside. One million calories of yum. If anyone had doubts about the quality of my palate/food judgement, there's probably no doubt left now.....

205 University Blvd E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

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    Littleman RE: curej Aug 25, 2010 07:28 PM

    Tamales, fried shrimp and a porterhouse for two at Doe's Eat Place in Greenville, MS.

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      Big Daddy RE: Littleman Aug 26, 2010 06:33 AM

      Going to Gordo's and ordering tacos with gnarly fillings AND buying the big ol bag of pork skins to munch on in the car. That's one reason my doctor is so mad at me.

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        deepfriedkudzu RE: Littleman Aug 26, 2010 07:57 AM

        Well, to keep this Central South related, Littleman, I've had exactly what you're talking about at Doe's and *gracious* that's good. It's my husband's favorite steak in the whole world.

        My guilty pleasure, though, is going to Rabideaux's II in Iowa, Louisiana. Boudin, boudin balls, pistolettes, meat pie, cracklins...there's not much of a place to eat it there, save a couple of picnic tables outside so we leave, snacking on it all in the car. Mmmmmhhhhh....

        We bring a cooler and bring home a turducken or two.

        Oh my stars, hungry just thinking about that place.

        Rabideaux's II
        105 Highway 165, Iowa, LA 70647

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          Littleman RE: deepfriedkudzu Aug 26, 2010 12:31 PM

          Doe's Eat Place............

          1. re: deepfriedkudzu
            Littleman RE: deepfriedkudzu Aug 26, 2010 12:32 PM

            Doe's and Rabideaux's...............

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              curej RE: Littleman Aug 26, 2010 01:53 PM

              How far is this from Birmingham? I'm making plans.

              Edit: Googled it. 6 hours. <:(

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                Littleman RE: curej Aug 26, 2010 02:44 PM

                Doe's as franchises also. The ony two family owned are in Greenville and Paducah. You could get to Starkville in 3 hours but would keep going for the original.

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                  Uncle Bob RE: curej Aug 27, 2010 09:47 AM

                  IMO Doe's is defiantly not "destination dining" ..Have a back up plan.

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                    deepfriedkudzu RE: Uncle Bob Aug 27, 2010 01:41 PM

                    Couldn't disagree more. Now, if you're talking about one of the franchises, I've never been to any but the original in Greenville.

                    For me and an army of my friends, that *is* destination dining.

                    Uncle Bob, what's your guilty pleasure?

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                      Littleman RE: Uncle Bob Aug 27, 2010 02:34 PM

                      Destination is stay at The Alluvian Hotel and dine at Doe's, Giardinia's and Lusco's over 3 nights. That's a destination plan. Have lunch at Crystal Grill a time or two.

                      Alluvian Hotel
                      318 Howard St, Greenwood, MS

                      722 Carrollton Ave, Greenwood, MS 38930

                      Crystal Grill
                      423 Carrollton Ave, Greenwood, MS 38930

            2. sunsuze RE: curej Aug 26, 2010 03:13 PM

              Fried chicken and any of the homemade cakes at Terra House in Colquit, Georgia. Same meal at Minnie's in Columbus. Pulled Pork at Brick Pit in Mobile.

              Brick Pit
              5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608

              1. curej RE: curej Sep 12, 2010 04:24 PM

                Just had one of them..... Jim N. Nicks' o-rings dipped in 50-50 ketchup and their habanero BBQ sauce.

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