After winning the raffle of two VIP tickets to the Foxboro FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL,the following are some of the restaurants we experienced on our drive from Florida to Foxboro and back.
Although the festival was not a pleasant experience,we did enjoy many restauranrts along the way
Some were roadfood recomended and others we found on our own .
Sorry, no pictures, camera problems
June 21 GA Pig
Have been here a few times before.
It is still a good stop but didn't seem as good as it used to be
June 22 ELLA'S
Calabash NC www.ellasofcalabash.com
We wanted to avoid the large expensive seafood places at Myrtle Beach and this was just the place.
My wife had the popcorn shrimp which was great.I had the fried fish with two sides.
June 23 LAWREY"S SEAFOOD
Tappahannoch VA. www.lawerysrestaurant.com
They had a rather extensive buffet which we both had
Although it is a seafood place the beffet had a great many choices and was very good.
It has a large seating capacity and even has some antique cars inside
June 24 SILVER COIN DINER
Hammonton NJ Rt 30 and Rt 206
Very good breakfast. Been here before ,the tomato juice taste like it was fresh made.
Had chipped beef on toast with hash browns THE CLAM CASTLE
Since I am originally from Connecticut,I indulged in a hot toasted and buttered lobster roll,Rhode Island clam chowder washed down with birch beer
My wife from pennsylvania settled for the lobster bisque
June 25 THE GREAT AMERICAN FOOD AND MUSIC FEST
Since this didn't work out so well as I explained earler We left about three o:clock and went back to the hotel
All was not lost as we had a great pizza which we find very hard to find in Florida PIZZA 85
Nothing special I Hop and TG FRIDAY
June 27 HART’S TURKEY FARM Meredith NH. www.hartsturkeyfarm.com Been here before and still like it very much I had the medium turkey dinner and it was great. My wife had the turkey croquetts but did not really care for them. They had seafood and meats on the menue that I didn’t remember from our previous visit quite a while ago. June 28 FOUR ACES DINER West Lebanon NH Good breakfast Poached eggs on corn beef hash with bacon and toast. The hash had no potatoes just chopped meat ,but it was excellent NINTY NINE RESTAURANT West Springfield MA. www.99restaurants.com Never been to one of these franchise restaurants The food was just OK June 29 I- 84 DINER Fishkill NY. Right off I 84 www.hvtakeout.com/fishkill/i-84diner/I84page.html i 84 diner menu We have been here several time for breakfast and lunch and always liked it. I had one of the lunch specials, Chicken Francaise on linguine with a salad and ice tea It was one of the best meals I had on this trip They serve American,Greek and Italian dishes There disply of pasteries is fantastic Google" I- 84 menu "to see their emormous menu June 30 Johnnie’s Restaurant Chambersberg PA This is my wife’s home town though she left it meny years ago and has no relatives there now Jojnnie’s is and old local restaurant that takes cash only I had the creamed beef on toast with excellent fried potatoes THE BUTCHER SHOP Near I-75 exit to Rt 30 www.mybutchershoppe.com This place fascinates me. In Amish/Menonite area the foods you can purchase are amazing All kinds of home made soups and broths in plastic cartons in refrigerated shelfs There is a sit down bakery and sandwich shop And the meats are what you don’t usually see at home Scrapple,Souse,Jellied tounge famers cheese and on and on I picked up some farmers cheese,srapple and real bulk dried beef( not the stuff you see in the little jars) CHICKEN N LITTLE ABINGDON VA. Had supper here A real roadfood type place We both had chicken, fried oakra and green beans The lady that served said her mother bought the place in 1981 July 1 CHICKEN N LITTLE Here again for breakfast My wife felt a little out of place since she was the only women in the place except the waitress Bunch of good ol boys like me there(only with different accents) Every time a new one came in, he would take a coffee pot and go around to all the table and fill everyones coffee cups Really made you feel at home July 1 thru July 4 Maryville TN Visiting relatives . Did try a franchised restaurant called CHEDDERS which was pretty good July 4 PAT”S KOUNTRY KITCHEN Mc Cayaville Ga This looked like a really new place Had a good breakfast here A mixed plate of fried potatoes, cheese,onions,peppers ,tomatoes and ham July 5 our last day on the road DIXIE GRILL Live Oak FL. On RT 90 Just a couple blocks east of Rt 129 This is what I consider a true roadfood place We always stop here for breakfast , lunch or dinner when traveling in the area For lunch I had the fried chicken special with two sides, salad bar and ice tea for $5.95 Can’t beat that for really good chicken My wife had the ham steak special In the past I had the fried chicken livers which were great They also have fried chicken gizzards or a combination plate of the two Their liver and onions are very good They have menu with a lot of choices Well, that’s the end of our trip to the disappointing Great American Food and Music Festival at Foxboro I glad we went since we had great food traveling there and back HEARTBURN