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Author Topic: Road Trips: 3 Hots and a Cot  (Read 834991 times)

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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16900 on: February 26, 2016, 07:05:40 pm »

Don't remember ever eatin' there, but the one that tanked in Benton was good.  As was Minute Man.....

Rev

One Minute Man left open in El Dorado, as far as I know. If that goes under, I may make the drive down to the homeland to pay my final respects.
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Boog41

Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16901 on: February 26, 2016, 07:13:54 pm »

I can remember 3. One where mama dean's  (rip) was, one where knight times tattoo is now, and the one off garland.

I used to like Mr Burger but it's been scary for a long time.

I remember those three plus the mall food court. That was probably all of them.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16902 on: February 26, 2016, 07:23:41 pm »

From above Mary maestris is open again in Springdale. 412 east
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16903 on: February 26, 2016, 07:28:23 pm »

From above Mary maestris is open again in Springdale. 412 east

Its closing again.  This is from the casa taco thread:

Saw where Mary Maestri's is closing, "again". I always preferred the Venetian Inn over MM, but it might have been that they let you bring your cooler in with you, nice as a freshman. Also first time I had spaghetti with my steak, good rolls, too.

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/109886/iconic-mary-maestris-closing?utm_source=enews_022516&utm_medium=email&utm_content=northwest-arkansas-news&utm_campaign=newsletter&enews_zone=3882
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16904 on: February 26, 2016, 08:41:49 pm »

Coy's prime rib and chicken fried stead were as good as you could get.

Poor Fred's was that the breakfast place down south, under the hill? That place had the biggest omelettes I've ever seen.

Yes and yes.  On Poor Fred's,hanging off every side of the plate.  Had to use 4 or 5 eggs.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16905 on: February 26, 2016, 08:45:12 pm »

Stealing some other names from the Casa Taco thread....

Fuzzy's
Casa Taco
Mary Maestri's
Cafe Santa Fe
Muley's
My Pleasure
Jerry's
Pizza Planet Sunday night buffet

I thought about My Pleasure, but couldn't remember the name.  Great Prime Rib.

The wait was always too long at Jerry's, but once the breakfast arrived all was forgiven.
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snoblind

Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16906 on: February 26, 2016, 08:48:35 pm »

Coy's was really good. The Butcher Block is another place I miss.



Wasn't Butcher Block at corner of College and Township?
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16907 on: February 26, 2016, 08:50:26 pm »

There was no mention of geographical boundaries. Therefore, the closing of the Orleans House in Arlington, Virginia, a few years back, was a sad day for humanity.
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snoblind

Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16908 on: February 26, 2016, 08:54:45 pm »

I can remember 3. One where mama dean's  (rip) was, one where knight times tattoo is now, and the one off garland.

I used to like Mr Burger but it's been scary for a long time.

Where was Mama Dean's again?  The plate lunch place we used to go to back in the day was on 16 on the left after turning off School, Ma Drake's, IIRC.
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Re: Re: Visiting Fayetteville
« Reply #16909 on: February 26, 2016, 09:04:19 pm »

Used to be right next door to the old Mcdonald's on College street. It was a nice bar.

And as I mentioned in the Mr. Burger thread they ha a great prime rib.  Had friends who rented a place about 2 blocks away in those days.  Come to think about it, the prime rib might have sucked but we were so loaded we couldn't tell.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16910 on: February 26, 2016, 09:20:19 pm »


Where was Mama Dean's again?  The plate lunch place we used to go to back in the day was on 16 on the left after turning off School, Ma Drake's, IIRC.

South of Fay on 71 not far from Drake Field
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16911 on: February 26, 2016, 09:30:24 pm »

Wasn't Butcher Block at corner of College and Township?

I think so but that was later. It used to be off of Gregg on Poplar. It was more casual then and really good.

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Re: Re: Visiting Fayetteville
« Reply #16912 on: February 26, 2016, 09:42:38 pm »

I've heard a lot about My Pleasure. Care to elaborate?

The Pleasure Dome!

They used to do a Thanksgiving meal for students who couldn't get home.

Of course, that's ~20 year old data.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16913 on: February 27, 2016, 11:46:04 am »

No more Double Perdue Burgers.  :'( :'( :'(

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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16914 on: February 27, 2016, 12:24:14 pm »

No more Double Perdue Burgers.  :'( :'( :'(



I only ate there a few times. I remember a buddy of mine saying his dad left a waitress a Kugerrand as a tip one day, she didn't know what it was, or was worth. She gave it back for a $5 tip, it was probably around $350-400 back then.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16915 on: February 27, 2016, 01:11:02 pm »

Stealing some other names from the Casa Taco thread....

Fuzzy's
Casa Taco
Mary Maestri's
Cafe Santa Fe
Muley's
My Pleasure
Jerry's
Pizza Planet Sunday night buffet

I can understand Mary Maestri's.  How can an Italian restaurant not have Manicotti on the menu?
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16916 on: February 27, 2016, 02:55:08 pm »

Ozark Mountain Smokehouse on Dickson....
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16917 on: February 27, 2016, 02:59:52 pm »

Ozark Mountain Smokehouse on Dickson....

Sunday night meal for some reason, back in the late 70's.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16918 on: February 27, 2016, 04:47:28 pm »

Batesville Closures that stung my heart in no particular order:

Kelly's
Taco Hut (played t-ball with the owner's son)
Bonanza
Sweden Creme (the real one)
EJ's Bigger Burger (when EJ had it)

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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16919 on: February 27, 2016, 05:19:26 pm »

Sunday night meal for some reason, back in the late 70's.

Bing!  same here, late 70's and early 80's............... (reason - it was gooooood....)
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16920 on: February 27, 2016, 05:30:06 pm »

Batesville Closures that stung my heart in no particular order:

Kelly's
Is that the place on the NE side of town headed towards the hotels? I've been going to Batesville for about 3 years and always wondered what that place was.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16921 on: February 29, 2016, 08:44:57 am »

Famous Daves on Shackleford great ribs, sauce, & sides. Miss that place & whole hog is overrated
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16922 on: February 29, 2016, 08:51:42 am »

Hate to see good places to eat close.

I still miss Don's Catfish Kitchen in DeWitt, Shaddens BBQ in Marvell and Jones BBQ in Helena.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16923 on: February 29, 2016, 09:03:43 am »

Casa Bonita in LR
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16924 on: February 29, 2016, 09:14:03 am »

Casa Bonita in LR

Ditto... I think they are all gone now except one in Denver maybe.

I also ate at Mexico Chiquita a lot back in the day. They are gone now also.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16925 on: February 29, 2016, 09:27:32 am »

the Ozark Mountain Smokehouse on 71... best ham sandwiches
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16926 on: February 29, 2016, 12:03:15 pm »

The Boardwalk Cafe (simple, cheap food. The Borealis Breakfast was awesome. Biscuits, eggs, smothered in gravy). Also had this giant flat tortilla, covered in refried beans, onions, tomatoes, lettuce, and cheese. It was like $1.50 and saved me when I was starving many a time.

Pete's Place: when we stayed up all night, this always seemed to be the place we ended up. The Gyros omelette was the stuff.

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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16927 on: February 29, 2016, 01:20:57 pm »

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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16928 on: February 29, 2016, 04:02:31 pm »

wish they had a place where you could go in like at 6am and have breakfast and a real drink.  You know the day of the all night diner is just about done in the midwest unless I am missing some on my journeys.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16929 on: February 29, 2016, 04:03:45 pm »

wish they had a place where you could go in like at 6am and have breakfast and a real drink.  You know the day of the all night diner is just about done in the midwest unless I am missing some on my journeys.

Haven't you been to Vegas?
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16930 on: February 29, 2016, 04:19:25 pm »

Jose's back in the day (80's) was really good.

Hell, for that matter so was I!
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16931 on: February 29, 2016, 04:23:32 pm »

Mike's Cafe and Johnny's Food Bank, back in the day in Lake Village.   Oh, and the Cowpen is still good but not what it once was...
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16932 on: March 01, 2016, 09:46:29 am »

Casa Bonita in LR

This x10.  Everytime I drive by that place I reminisce of raising the flag. 
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16933 on: March 01, 2016, 10:18:11 am »

The Spot in NLR

Denton's Trotline in Benton.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16934 on: March 01, 2016, 10:38:14 am »

Ditto... I think they are all gone now except one in Denver maybe.

I also ate at Mexico Chiquita a lot back in the day. They are gone now also.

Isn't there still a Mexico Chiquita on Cantrell? My be I'm thinking of a different one. I swear I drove by it the other day though.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16935 on: March 01, 2016, 10:40:24 am »

Isn't there still a Mexico Chiquita on Cantrell? My be I'm thinking of a different one. I swear I drove by it the other day though.

There's still several around LR:  http://www.mexicochiquito.net/
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16936 on: March 01, 2016, 10:44:41 am »

There's still several around LR:  http://www.mexicochiquito.net/

Awesome.... good to know. I hadn't been to LR in years till this past December. I drove by the location on Markham & Rodney Parham and the place was gone.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16937 on: March 01, 2016, 11:11:25 am »

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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16938 on: March 01, 2016, 11:12:21 am »

Used to love going to Brenda's Bigger Burger and grabbing a bite after class when I was on campus.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16939 on: March 01, 2016, 11:25:24 am »

If the ever shut down Feltner's Whattaburger, I'm never stepping foot in the state again.  >:(
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16940 on: March 01, 2016, 12:44:36 pm »

If the ever shut down Feltner's Whattaburger, I'm never stepping foot in the state again.  >:(

There's one of those up here in Fayetteville now LSU.

On another note, all of this RIP talk made me a little nostalgic. I went to Hugo's for a burger and fries today. Been open 39 years and the place was packed. The burger was even better than I remembered it being.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16941 on: March 01, 2016, 01:26:29 pm »

There's one of those up here in Fayetteville now LSU.


Not exactly the same place, but close.

http://www.feltnerbrothers.com/
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16942 on: March 01, 2016, 01:30:49 pm »

Not exactly the same place, but close.

http://www.feltnerbrothers.com/

True, but it is the same burger and fries though.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16943 on: March 01, 2016, 01:48:46 pm »

True, but it is the same burger and fries though.
Don't forget the chocolate malts to accompany said burger and fries.
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16944 on: March 01, 2016, 01:53:59 pm »

Don't forget the chocolate malts to accompany said burger and fries.

true dat!
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16945 on: March 01, 2016, 02:16:34 pm »

There's one of those up here in Fayetteville now LSU.

On another note, all of this RIP talk made me a little nostalgic. I went to Hugo's for a burger and fries today. Been open 39 years and the place was packed. The burger was even better than I remembered it being.

Hugo's is one of a kind!
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16946 on: March 01, 2016, 02:17:10 pm »

Used to love going to Brenda's Bigger Burger and grabbing a bite after class when I was on campus.

I liked Brenda's. Never was a fan of Mr. Burger, and that goes back to that original location next to the defunct Casa Taco (which for some reason I liked a lot).
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16947 on: March 01, 2016, 03:08:30 pm »

Arkadelphia losses:

Kreg's
Granny's
Tastee Freeze
Bowen's Buffet in Caddo Valley
Pig Pit BBQ
Taco Tico
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16948 on: March 01, 2016, 03:23:43 pm »

There's one of those up here in Fayetteville now LSU.

On another note, all of this RIP talk made me a little nostalgic. I went to Hugo's for a burger and fries today. Been open 39 years and the place was packed. The burger was even better than I remembered it being.

As a freshman in 77, I can't believe that was it's first year, it's still a staple. What was down there before the started?
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Re: RIP: Restaurant Edition
« Reply #16949 on: March 01, 2016, 03:26:01 pm »

As a freshman in 77, I can't believe that was it's first year, it's still a staple. What was down there before the started?

I never knew what was there before. I first went in 79, so it's all I know.
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