Eatonville

October 22, 2012

in dessert, dinner, restaurant

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After practice with Edie Sedgwick, Hannah, Hash and I tried to go to dinner at reader-suggested Busboys and Poets, but the wait was 25 minutes. So we wandered across the street into Eatonville.

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The restaurant is named after Zora Neale Hurston’s hometown…

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…with a very NOLA-inspired theme.

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I ordered two sides – the Butternut Squash Hash and Brussels Sprouts…

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…lots of this stellar hot sauce on top.

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The squash was particularly good – because it was SWIMMING in butter n sugar…

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…so was Hannah’s Mac n Cheese…

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…with spiral pasta!!!

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Also traded bites of my order for some Gumbo…

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…and the appetizer-portion of Scallops with Root Slaw.

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Hash spared me one of his corn muffins for sopping up extra syrup/sauce.

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There’s no written dessert menu, but everything they had (from Peach Cobbler to Key Lime Cheesecake) sounded appealing. We got the Coconut Layer Cake, and it rocked – super duper moist and perfectly sweet…

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…split 3 ways.

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It was great to be reminded of one of my favorite cities.

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