Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Sadie's Kitchen 01-27-2012

Location: 243 Degraw St. BK
Time: 7pm
People: RB, CK and myself

Feelings: Most people would not look forward to oral surgery. For me, on the other hand, it was a mini vacation. I got to take a few days off from work, get some rest and watch terrible TV all by myself-- the kind of time I haven't had since the arrival of CK. Most people also tend to lose weight after dental surgery, but I successfully and sadly prevented this by my drug of choice (besides the Tylenol with Codeine) - mac and cheese.

I was never a fan of mac and cheese, mainly because of my lactose issue, but I also find the flavor to be bland and the texture to be boring. But at Sadie's Kitchen, a 30's style Southern food spot, defies my cheesy prejudice.

"Miss Sadie's," original mac and cheese, ($7, cheddar, stewed tomatoes, potato chip topping) was an amazing concoction of smooth cheese, fresh and tangy stewed tomatoes and perfectly cooked pasta. It was not overly heavy or salty, and it was a perfectly sophisticated portion of mac and cheese.

RB's "Ms Elba's Voodoo" ($10, fried bourbon chicken, cheddar, blue cheese, jalapeno, hot sauce)
was decadent and delightful. Instead of tiny pieces in the dish, he was pleasantly surprised by the large chunks of deliciously spicy chicken served as a topping to the pasta. The flavor of the chicken was amazing by itself, but the combination of the crispy chicken with the creaminess of the mac and cheese with a nice kick of heat was perfection.

The mac and cheese is the signature dish of this cafe, but their buttermilk biscuits ($2 each) are equally scrumptious with flaky outer layers and pillowy inside.

The tooth agony may have subsided, but my desire for Sadie's mac and cheese has not!


kim said...

Being sick is definitely a good excuse to eat decadent foods. "Hey! I'm sick already! Give me a break!" :)

Glad you're better now. I loathe toothache...

Yosh. O said...

Thank you Kim :)