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Category Archives: Gulf Coast
Smothered pork chop at Mikki’s Cafe The smothered pork chop at Mikki’s Soul Food Cafe covers most of the large platter it’s served on. It’s a good 6-8 inches across, bone-in, drenched in a classic brown gravy and teetering ominously … Continue reading
Fried pork chop “sandwich” at Burt’s Meat Market The fried pork chop sandwich at Burt’s Meat Market is a misnomer really. It’s a pork chop alright, lightly tenderized, coated in batter, deep fried and served in a paper tray with … Continue reading
Mama’s Oven on South Main If you grew up in Southeast Texas in the 1970s like I did, you understand the meaning of “the other side of the tracks.” Many towns were divided into the white side and the black … Continue reading
Fried Seafood Platter at the Monument Inn Restaurant The substance seeps from every crack and crevice of the ground that surrounds the confluence of the San Jacinto River and Buffalo Bayou. The air around here — humid, often filled with … Continue reading
Photos from an October 2010 visit to the Monument Inn Restaurant in La Porte, Texas. A write-up about the visit is here: Fried Shrimp with a Side of Texas History. Click on individual photos to see a larger version.