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Old 06-06-2015, 11:30 PM   #1
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A hole in the wall is a nickname I gave for this dive little restaurant I go to.
From the outside it looks weathered and dumpy but the place has great food, cheap. Thursday thru the weekend your waiting a good hour to sit.
Its like a hidden gem that goes unnoticed but always hits the spot. Sometimes we just have half a dozen appetizers instead of dinner. Its always great, filling, cheap, and hits the spot.

Love finding these little dark private places.

Anyone else have the same thing going on?
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Old 06-06-2015, 11:55 PM   #2
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As a matter of fact I don't. ....but I'm in NJ also......why don't you go ahead and share your spot? Lol

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A hole in the wall is a nickname I gave for this dive little restaurant I go to.
From the outside it looks weathered and dumpy but the place has great food, cheap. Thursday thru the weekend your waiting a good hour to sit.
Its like a hidden gem that goes unnoticed but always hits the spot. Sometimes we just have half a dozen appetizers instead of dinner. Its always great, filling, cheap, and hits the spot.

Love finding these little dark private places.

Anyone else have the same thing going on?
I think it's also a hideout in Louis L'Amour books
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Our favorite place is actually in a nice building around chain restaurants. It's locally owned, and always empty. I'm not even sure how they stay open, but the food is great and you can walk in on a Friday evening and be seated right away. Best kept secret around.
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I'm a sucker for the lil hole in the wall, mom and pop diners.
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That's the kinda place I frequent, all the staff knows me, great food great prices, only problem is getting a seat.
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This is our hidden gem, Pulliam's BBQ in Winston Salem. Best damn hot dogs anywhere. Its been in the same old store building since the early 1900's.

If anybody in our circle goes to Winston, we will stop and get a box of 12, and deliver them on the way home

Its in a bad neighborhood, right beside of Winstons little airport. Bill France( of NASCAR) Dale Earnhardt, T Wayne Robinson (of R J Reynolds) and many NASCAR greats would fly in and come over for a meeting and a hot dog. Some of NASCARS biggest decisions were made in this old building!

There's no seats, you go in and order and stand at the counter or at the pop coolers and enjoy.

The walls and ceilings are covered with old NASCAR memorabilia . Its just one of them places
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To the left of the clock and blue trophy, hangs a picture frame with three photos in it. Much to my surprise the first time I went there, I was looking around like a little kid, those three photos are of my Dad!

They were taken in 1955 after my Dad had won a race. When I asked him how he had gotten the photos he said they were in a box of old racing pictures he had gotten from a friend!

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I live in a very rural area. Once vibrant towns, are now just a blip as you drive through them. Many of them have a little hole in the wall restaurant. One such place, serves a killer Philly cheese steak. Not bad getting a seat through the week, but on the weekend, better get there early.
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My hole in the wall is what I leave for the HO after I run the wire.


There is a nice little cafe about 40 miles away from me. Well worth the trip... you can eat the fried chicken with a straw.
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This place is seafood with some regular dishes. Its pretty well known locally but if you didn't know it you would drive right by it.
They like it that way. 7 days a week, some night till 2
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My hole in the wall is what I leave for the HO after I run the wire.


There is a nice little cafe about 40 miles away from me. Well worth the trip... you can eat the fried chicken with a straw.
My wife jokes that she knows when my best friend has been around because there's holes in our walls (he's a sparky of course)

We've got a place around here. Johnnys place. Great food, but it's absolutely packed 80% of the time.
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I wish, there's nothing good around here.

When we moved here it took us 2 years and a restuarant to change ownership before we found a place we would eat at twice.
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Those are the only kind of places we frequently go out to. My favorite spot is a little dive that's been in business for nearly 30 years at the same location. The food is phenomenal. We almost always get the same appetizers. Conch chowder, fried green tomatoes, and steamed oysters. I've had conch chowder all over Florida and the Caribbean and this place is on a another level by a mile.

They have live music every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday nights and two pool tables but it never gets rowdy and I have no problems taking my kids there.

My favorite barbeque joint has been around since 1962 and has the exact same decor down to the salt/pepper shakers and sauce bottles since I was a little kid. Best damn pork sandwich on the planet too.

My daughter laughs at me because I have certain places I go for specific things. I have a place for BBQ, a place for BLT sandwiches, a place for burgers, etc. I only eat those things at that spot. I figure I've found my favorites - why screw it up lol.

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