by Cait on May 17, 2012

Good old Southern BBQ was on tap for lunch today!

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And another restaurant on our restaurant list bites the dust!

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Chad has wanted to take me to Mac’s for a while and today just happened to be that day!  

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It gets super crowded in the evening so we figured lunch would be a better time to go and get our desired outdoor eating area.

And we were right!

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Iced waters with lemon + lime to quench our thirst.

And pulled pork BBQ (named “The Lil’ Pig”) sandwiches for our meals:

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Each sandwich comes with your choice of a side.  I went with a spinach salad (with bacon and feta cheese!) while Chad went with something a little lighter:

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Looked good but not sure I could manage mac ‘n cheese as a side!  In my head it’s more like a meal in and of itself.

We both stuck with the Carolina BBQ Sauce:

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But I was super bummed to find there was HFCS in it!

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I used just a little and got the flavor without too much of the unnecessary additives.  Worked out pretty well and I think both of us were happy with our meals.

This is definitely not a place to go every day – but considering it’s voted one of the Top 10 places to eat in Charlotte, I figured we had to at least try it!

I came home to a package filled with goodies:

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Can’t wait to dig into some of these!  Thanks Annie Chun’s!

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

Kinley @ Better Off Barefoot May 17, 2012

I like you mentality on the HFCS topic. I used to refuse to eat anything with it in but then I realized a little now and then will not likely kill me… I still won’t bring it IN my house but if I am out and it’s in something I eat, oh well, live goes on!

I am seriously craving bbq today though so it’s funny you have this for lunch!


Kinley @ Better Off Barefoot May 17, 2012

wow, typos much? Note to self: proofread better…


Cait May 17, 2012

HA! I didn’t even notice them if that makes you feel any better! :)


Cait May 17, 2012

Totally – I’m the exact same way with HFCS! And haha – oh man! I wish I could’ve shared some with you!


Erica @ For the Sake of Cake May 17, 2012

You are a stronger woman than me. I totally would have gone for the mac & cheese side!


Cait May 17, 2012

Hahaha – I can’t lie, I was kinda drooling over it when it came out!


Katie @ Talk Less, Say More May 17, 2012

I have been craving mac and cheese and seeing that may have made that craving worse! ;)


Cait May 18, 2012

Haha – oh no!! I think there’s only one cure then, you need to get yourself some :)


Life's a Bowl May 18, 2012

I’ve never had true Carolina BBQ- I guess I need to add that to my list!


Cait May 18, 2012

You definitely do – it’s delicious!


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