Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Unconventional Comforts"


"Unconventional Comforts"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 6, 2012 
Aired on: August 6, 2012 
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4.5 out of 5
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2476 Memphis St Map It!
Hernando, MS 38632
(662) 298-3135
  • Banana Nut Bread French Toast
    dessert; french toast served banana foster-style & topped w/ 2 scoops of homemade vanilla bean & ginger ice cream; looks good
4.0 out of 5
53 ratings
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  • Limu Salad
    traditional Hawaiian dish made of seaweed (that he gets from the ocean himself) & vinegrette-based sauce; looks interesting
  • Luah Stew
    cubed pork shoulder cooked w/ luah leaves from taro plant (collards-like) for 46-hrs; served on rice; combo of salty & sweet; looks good
  • Misoyaki Beef
    knuckle beef off sirloin marinated in teriyaki sauce for 4-6 hrs & stir-fried in miso-based sauce; served w/ rice & calamari salad; looks good
3.5 out of 5
276 ratings
[CLOSED]; Hawaiian comfort food w/ a twist; restaurant at end of pier

"Unconventional Comforts"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: August 6, 2012 
Aired on: August 6, 2012