All posts tagged: Charles Dickens

The Christmas Pickle

Get “irresistibly contagious” this year with laugher, love, and joy as we celebrate this holy season. Come learn about “The Christmas Pickle,” and sing a little jingle about shrimp and grits. Come join us at the table, we’d love to see you! Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you at week’s end: chicken tortilla soup and shrimp and grits. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Thursday, December 22 Chicken tortilla soup. This soup, made with our house-made stock, black beans, fresh corn, tomatoes, and roasted chicken is just the ticket to launch you into a fantastic holiday weekend. Bob Hope shares, “My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others.” He also joked about one of his famous co-stars, “Bing Crosby and I weren’t the types to go around kissing each other. We always had a light jab for each other. One of our stock lines used to be ‘There’s nothing I wouldn’t do for Bing, and there’s nothing he wouldn’t do for me. And that’s the way we go through life – doing nothing for each other!’ …

November 15, 2016 Weekly Menu

Elvis will be singing songs of food love with Charles Dickens recording his special observations at the table this week. Come join us for some “Love Me Tender” good food. Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you this week: Clélie’s special fall soup, chicken and sausage gumbo, and shrimp and grits.  What We’re Cooking for You This Week We will be closed Friday, November 18 for a catering event! We hope to see you next week for the days leading up to Thanksgiving! We’ll serve shrimp and corn chowder, spinach and artichoke soup with roasted oysters, and Henry’s chili. Tuesday, November 15 Clélie’s special roasted vegetable fall soup. Take roasted acorn, butternut, and mirliton squash, add some roasted pumpkin and regular potatoes with other flavorful veggies, and combine them into a delicious fall soup for a great way to enjoy this cooler weather. Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley noted, “There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!” Well, if you need some harmony today …