Our secret food critic writes, “As I ascended the steps to the front porch of The Cabin for dinner recently, I felt something overwhelmingly familiar. Then it hit me: This was very much like my great-grandfather's house. All that was missing was a screen surrounding the porch, my cousins lying on the floor giggling and the voice of one of my aunts telling us bébés to ‘hush now and go to sleep.’ I hadn't thought of that house in many moons. I rushed inside expecting wonderful things.
“Inside I found a quaint, country-style decor. My date liked the differently and uniquely decorated dining rooms. The attention to detail featured reclaimed wood planks, antique farm and kitchen equipment and a wood-burning fireplace. The bathrooms were also some of the coolest I've seen. Hidden inside what looked like two ancient cisterns were tiled floors, sinks, commodes and walls that reminded me of a bygone era. Though not my favorite, the twangy country music in the background added to the down-home atmosphere. My one complaint about the atmosphere was the indecently dim lighting in our dining room. I could barely read the menu. Luckily we were sitting by a window where, if I held the menu just right, I could read it by the light of the porch fixtures.” Read the rest of the review of this Gonzales restaurant here.
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