Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The Jim Bunch Eats -- Ruby (Red) Tuesday -- at a zero-star restaurant
The Jim Bunch went to eat in their old cars again last Thursday. We went to this little restaurant on US Hwy 190 out east of Huntsville, Texas, about eight miles.
You have to remember we are a Texas Bunch when you look at the pictures. Dress was "every day go to town" clothes.
The food was supposed to be good and people came all the way out from Huntsville to eat lunch. The place was crowded, but about a third were from our club. We had four of these long tables.
I said 'supposed to be good,' I really don't like brown gravy on my ribs. I am not sure they were even ribs as there weren't any rib bones. I had ribs with gravy (couldn't get them any other way), green beans, and cooked (still a little on the raw side) squash. And a piece of cornbread and a VERY SMALL side dish of raspberry cobbler for desert.
It wasn't the food that got the zero-star rating. The food was about a one and a half-star. It didn't make me sick but sure did fill me up, too full.
This was a (RED) sign to come. It says "Restrooms are out of order." Yet they were open and ready for use. There weren't any towels or T.P. I missed the sign and the tools and napkins to take in with me. I always wash, then when no towels I dry my hands on my jeans.
Some more of the Jim Bunch. Mrs. Jim couldn't come, she had a Canasta with the ladies thing on her schedule.
On the right are a few of the old Fords. More were on the side of the gravel parking lot. I took my '98 Mustang Convertible. I had the top down until after lunch. It got hot outside while we were inside.
Mary is in charge there, you can see more or post your own from there.
Gravy on ribs?
That is a cute baby K. has there.
Like the red shirts though.
Won't comment on the missing restroom facilities... :)
Mar, indeed the rest room bit was a shocker! But after a long ride when you gotta you gotta. AND wash hands before you eat!
Driller, we have a great group of Early Ford V-8 owners. Mine is a 1950 Deluxe Tudor.
Quilly, the waitstaff washed their hands in the kitchen sink. That kitchen is where we went to pay as well. It was a large kitchen. All I can say.
Cheyenne, Mrs. Jim is a pioneer spirited woman, she carries emergency toilet supplies. I didn't go into the ladies but 'I heard' it was similar.
Cliff, I am still watching your house. I peeked over and you weren't there, guess you're bloggin' on the road as we do.
Have a terrific day Jim. Big hug. :)
it ain't so bad..
you did have fun!!!!
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Hugs and blessings,
The food is not 'styled', but yellow squash is a treat. Bathrooms that are rough hewn, well, the food should win out. But odd food with rustic bathrooms make an unholy combination...
This was not your lucky day, or what?
The home made dinner looks even wore than the one I make.
It may have tasted well, though, but all that gravy?
The restroom made me want to go out and wash my hands here and now. Do you give minus scores?
BUT I see a happy man, out enjoying the company of his friends. That's priceless, gravy or not.
BTW the red telephone booths on my blog only exists in the UK nowhere else. the phone booths in Germany were yellow and now out of glass and metal if there are some. In London you still find them at each corner.
you’d better think twice about
ordering the rice!
My Ruby Tuesday
I'm a week late visiting you, Jim. Please forgive. Thanks for the lovely comment on my Ruby Tuesday post last week.
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