Who’s on first? The Who, that’s who. Yeppie, Roger, Pete, John, and Keith are in town whooping, hollering, and smashing guitars — apparently they’re excited about the grits and grillades. Here’s what’s cooking for you heading into the weekend: grits and grillades and a fantastic Friday with blackened catfish over dirty rice.
What We’re Cooking for You at Week’s End
Thursday, May 19
Grits and grillades. Our lovingly cooked pork loin medallions rest atop baked garlic cheese grits covered with a sumptuous tomato gravy. The band, ever-fighting, found itself in the quits. Then, parked in the wrong place near Buckingham Palace, his car — an old Packard hearse for which he’d paid £30 — had been towed because the Queen Mother felt it reminded her of her late husband. The Metro police wanted £250 just to get it from the tow yard. Yes, dear friends, Pete Townsend hit a very low place that terrible day in May. So, he penned “My Grits and Grillades” on May 19 as he celebrated, in a lowly and sad way, his 20th birthday. Nooooo, it’s really “My Generation,” and it helped the band repair the breach long enough to make that song the tune of a generation and formed the launching pad for one of the greatest bands of the 2oth century. And, yes the bit about the hearse and the Queen Mother is true. “Talkin’ ’bout my grits and grillades” has a catchy feel, though. Right?
Friday, May 20
Blackened catfish with a beurre blanc crabmeat sauce, dirty rice, and house bread, ($15). Seasoned like our old friend Chef Paul Prudhomme, we blacken the catfish in a white hot cast iron skillet, serve it atop dirty rice, add a little buerre blanc, and put a little house bread on the side. Yummy. Well, in writing for Tommy the boys wanted to pay homage to some of their jazz and blues influences, so they composed a little ditty called “Catfish Wizard” about an old guitar bluesman who caught lots of catfish way down Mississippi way. Only problem, they didn’t know a thing about catfish. But, apparently, they knew lots about “that deaf, dumb, blind kid [who] sure plays a mean pinball.” Go figure. There’s wizardry happening on the stove this Friday, and it just might make you feel like smashing a guitar at the end of the meal.
Have a look: Stone House Eats Standard Menu!
Stone House Eats Bread Baked Daily
Lunch Served | 11am-2pm Tuesday — Friday
You can find our house at 828 Julia Street in Rayville, Louisiana. You can call us at (318) 267-4457.
Thanks for letting us serve you, and may God bless you richly as you sit at the table.
Our yellow-haired friend Roger Paltry admits, “You know, I was a school rebel. Whatever they said do, I didn’t do. I was totally anti-everything.” That’s why he quit school at fifteen and took a construction job before taking a detour [band joke] that led him to The Who. No kidding. Rock on, Roger.