On Thursday we had scheduled to go to Louie's Backyard for the sunset and buffet when I saw this photo appear on Facebook! Instead of Joe vs the Volcano...it was TONY vs the PadreRitaVille Nacho Volcano!!!
|Photo by Holly Monnich|
The evening was so windy, though, we sort of "waved" at the sun going down and scurried into the inside dining area. We gorged on crab legs, prime rib, fried shrimp, a spicy shrimp scampi sort of dish, (I had salad I might piously add), baked potato, corn on the cob, barbecued ribs, boiled shrimp...and I don't know what else everyone had... unbelievably, we ordered a huge piece of chocolate cake for dessert. With 4 forks though - we shared :-)
We stayed for over 2 hours and I bet they were glad when we left! Although, I will say, we didn't eat the whole time. We chatted and told old family stories and just had a great visit. Service was great - they weren't crowded and our table was kept cleared and our drinks filled. That's always a plus!
They left this morning and are safely back in Austin. I miss them already. They are fun people.
As a side note, the teen was very social - he knew people working there (from school) and went out on the deck and met another person he knew out there. It's nice to see that he's settled in so nicely here. It was a good move for us.
Anyway - thanks Holly and Tony for the good times - and the great photo of the Nacho Volcano. It's fun to dine out with other foodies!