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Shrimp & grits

agarnett100 Dec 8, 2010 11:49 AM

What is the deal with all new resturants in DC serving shrimp and grits?

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  1. tommyskitchen RE: agarnett100 Dec 8, 2010 12:06 PM

    Such as......

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      Elyssa RE: agarnett100 Dec 8, 2010 06:02 PM


      I have seen shrimp and grits on DC menus for years---namely Vidalia, Acadiana, and Creme.

      1990 M Street, Washington, DC 20036

      901 New York Ave NW Ste 200A, Washington, DC 20001

      1. ktmoomau RE: agarnett100 Dec 10, 2010 09:18 AM

        Southern and comfort food are in... I actually really like it, but I think some places make much much better versions than others, I had Blacksalt's earlier in the year and their version was great.

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          Steve RE: agarnett100 Dec 10, 2010 09:36 AM

          I look for versions without cheese which I think kills the flavor. DD&D published the Oohhs and Aahhs version on the Food Network website. It is excellent, but I think it calls for about twice as much spice mix as they use in the restaurant.

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            hill food RE: Steve Dec 10, 2010 10:36 PM

            while I love garlic cheese grits and love garlic shrimp grits. I have to agree garlic shrimp and cheese grits would be really wrong.

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            cb1 RE: agarnett100 Dec 10, 2010 03:54 PM

            Grits = good, Shrimp=great, Shrimp and Grits=Awesome. Sad to say I've never been to Oohhs and Aahhs, but when I do I know what I'm ordering!

            1. sunshine842 RE: agarnett100 Dec 11, 2010 01:40 AM

              You say this like it's a bad thing.

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