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What I Ate: June 7, 2009 (The Salt Lick, Central Market Cafe)

Posted 7 June, 2009 at 10:20pm by Michael Chu
(Filed under: Food, What I Ate)

Lunch: I took my parents to The Salt Lick (18300 FM Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX‎ - (512) 858-4959‎) for lunch because for Sunday lunch they have Baby Back Ribs. (We had taken them to The Salt Lick last October, but not on a Sunday.)

We picked up a full rack of their baby Back Ribs.
The Salt Lick - Baby Back Ribs

We also shared a combination plate (brisket, sausage, and spare rib).
The Salt Lick - Combination Plate

And a bowl of green bean casserole.
The Salt Lick - Green Bean Casserole

Dinner: We went grocery shopping at Central Market (in Westgate) and ate at the Central Market Cafe. They had a Sunday special meal for a family of four (how perfect!) which was four bowls of spaghetti and meatballs (two large bowls with three meatballs and two smaller bowls with two meatballs) with garlic bread and a large Caesar salad to share.
Central Market Cafe - Spaghetti and Meatballs Family Meal

The Caesar salad was good, but the croutons and the garlic bread tasted really bitter to us for an unknown reason (really, really bitter - like someone rubbed bitter melon on the bread). I meant to ask about it, but forgot to.
Central Market Cafe - Caesar Salad

4 comments to What I Ate: June 7, 2009 (The Salt Lick, Central Market Cafe)

Don, June 8th, 2009 at 6:30 am:

  • Those ribs look great. It looks like an egg salad behind those baked beans?

Michael Chu, June 8th, 2009 at 10:05 am:

  • Oh, right they plates come with potato salad and baked beans at Salt Lick. Also be sure to ask for the complimentary pickles, onions, and bread!

Nate, June 8th, 2009 at 12:18 pm:

  • Eating well, I see! How's the sausage there?

Michael Chu, June 8th, 2009 at 8:42 pm:

  • The sausage is smooth and greasy (not coarse / grainy) like I prefer. The flavor is pretty typical (nothing special), heavily salted, and decently smokey.