Home Cookin’ From Your Neighbor’s Home

Meatloaf dinner

Meatloaf dinner with garlic bread, mashed potatoes, macaroni & cheese, and collard greens.

Here’s a place I wanted to try because I saw it on an episode of “Diners, Drive-Ins, & Dives” on the Food Network.  Amazingly, I had never heard of it before I saw that episode on TV.

So away I went in search of YJ’s Snackbar.  It was definitely in an area I could have easily missed and drove right past had I not been paying attention.  This is definitely a place you know the local neighbors go to eat when they don’t feel like cooking for themselves at home.

I had perused the menu ahead of time before I even went to this place—and thank goodness I did!  I noticed that you can’t really choose much from the menu because they only serve what they choose to serve that particular day of the week you happen to be there.  So I decided to choose the Soul Food Tuesday dinner for my outing.

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Swai Fish & Veggies

Swai Fish & Veggies

Made with Swai fish fillet and fish seasoning, sweet potatoes with marshmallows, stuffing, greens & spinach with onions, and tartar sauce made with mayonnaise and sweet pickle relish.

So, if you have nothing else to do today, make some good old southern comfort food for yourself.

Take-Away Life Lesson:  If you forget to buy tartar sauce, you can always make your own if you have mayonnaise and pickle relish lying around.