Part of the skill
in doing a site like this is conniving a friend to order
something I have absolutely no desire to taste just so I
can get a picture. of it - something like a chow mein
sandwich. A long time Fall River MA delicacy, it
is vegetable chow mein in brown gravy with noodles on a
hamburger bun. Evelyn's Drive In is one of the
places that still serves it.
clams were disappointing. Lots of sand and shell
and rubbery. Maybe I was too late in the season.
The clam cakes were great. The crab melt looked
Evelyn's setting is
as New England as it gets. Along with the inside
dining room, there is a large deck verlooking
Nannaquaket Pond. Lots of sand, and a dock for
those arriving by boat.