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What I Ate: September 5, 2009 (Cabela's, Cracker Barrel)

Posted 5 September, 2009 at 9:30pm by Michael Chu
(Filed under: Food, What I Ate)

Lunch: I took a full day training class at Cabela's in Buda, Texas, so I ate lunch from their cafe - venison bratwurst with sauerkraut.
Cabela’s - Venison Bratwurst

Dinner: Tina picked me up from Cabela's at around 8:30pm, so we headed across the parking lot to Cracker Barrel. I've only been to a Cracker Barrel once (I think it was in South Carolina) and I don't think Tina's been to one before. I ordered the lemon pepper grilled trout with corn, green beans, and hash brown casserole.
Cracker Barrel - Lemon Pepper Grilled Trout, Corn, Green Beans, Hash Brown Casserole

Our food was a tad bland (except the trout that had a large amount of lemon pepper on it, but unfortunately, was overcooked and tough). Tina had chicken and dumplings and after heavily salting and adding a lot of pepper, it was quite tasty.

5 comments to What I Ate: September 5, 2009 (Cabela's, Cracker Barrel)

Foodster, September 6th, 2009 at 7:26 am:

  • The trout looks pretty tasty, although its down on my list of fish I like (go Salmon!)

    Any desert last night?

Michael Chu, September 6th, 2009 at 8:03 am:

  • We were fairly stuffed, so no dessert. (Ended up eating a decent amount of Tina's chicken and dumplings which was quite filling.)

    In the end, we preferred the food at Texas Roadhouse - better executed and tastier.

Nate, September 8th, 2009 at 9:34 pm:

  • What were you training for at Cabela's?

Michael Chu, September 9th, 2009 at 9:20 am:

  • Concealed Handgun License. The instructor was Mike Cox who was a really good instructor and something of a character. It was quite useful for getting updated on Texas gun laws. (People get confused when portraying Texas - the gun restrictions / carry laws have always been in place vs. Arizona or Colorado. In movies they show TX like AZ, but it's not the case.)

ann, March 26th, 2011 at 8:09 pm:

  • I love Cracker Barrel's Lemon Pepper trout, 2 large fillets that always taste so fresh and delicious. It's never been over-cooked or tough for me but very tender and cooked to perfection. Shame that you had that experience.