have found the ultimate down home cooking restaurant and
it is Threadgill's in Austin Texas.
start with the rolls. They are homemade. And
they are incredible. I haven't seen homemade
cloverleaf rolls since the fifties. Nobody bakes
their own rolls anymore. Nobody but Threadgill's.
is famous for Chicken fried steak. Fame well
earned. They should be just as famous for their
vegetables. Beans with ham and onions, Creole
cabbage, stewed tomatoes with okra, spicnach casserole,
squash casserole with green chilies, queso and onions,
turnip greens, and Texas caviar to name a few.
Unfortunately you only get to pick two. Fortunately
seconds on vegetables is the tradition.
dessert, buttermilk cheese pie. Tastes like coconut
cream pie, but it isn't. Other choices, pecan pie,
peach cobber and banana pudding.