New York may have the Soup Nazi, but we have Ms. Ann and her posted rules. Wait patiently for her to assemble one order at a time, and be ready to pay cash for her amazing Ghetto Burger.
Late weekend hours draw EAV neighbors for the terrific “slingers”—sausage stuffed into hoagie rolls made by H&F Bread Co. and topped with ingredients like chili and cheese sauce made with Decatur’s Wild Heaven beer.
Toppings on the hot dogs and sausages are creative, and starters such as shrimp encased in fried grits are cheeky fun. Community-style seating makes it a much more appealing option for a group outing than a date night.
Jim Stacy is one of our most fascinating characters: champion of carnival food and soda fountain culture, musician and clown, former operator of Starlight Drive-In’s concessions stand, and host of PBA’s Get Delicious!