Friday, February 15, 2013

Rankin: Luv ya Blue

AJ's is out, Georgia Blue is in over in Flowood. Yes, Georgia Blue will stay in Madison. This will be a second location. As for AJ's, well, does anyone care at this point?

33 comments:

Anonymous said...

GB has totally flopped in Madison.

Anonymous said...

Hahaha. There is a wait to eat at Georgia Blue every time I am in there. It is full at lunch, and it is full for dinner. The one in Hattiesburg is doing great as well.

Anonymous said...

5:30 , you are an idiot. Georgia Blue has been a home run.
Great restaurant!

Shadowfax said...

Where is it in Madison? Is it supposed to be along the same menu lines as AJ's.

Anonymous said...

picadilly has crowds too...

Anonymous said...

Where will AJ's relocate?

Anonymous said...

In their old location on County Line near JACKSON oh boo hoo. Will be called Enslava's

Shadowfax said...

Never heard of it. Where in Madison is this 'crowded, home-run' place? And why can't AJ's stay put?

Anonymous said...

To Shadowfax

You need to get out more---It is located in Colony Crossing shopping center---Try the new City Grill while you are at it---located across from CVS on 51---City Grill is outstanding lunch or dinner

Anonymous said...

City Grill owner helped open Georgia Blue. They are very similar and both outstanding restaurants.

Shadowfax said...

Thanks. I reviewed them both on Google. Never had seen either. The Grille used to be Blockbuster and Blue was Beef O'Grady's last time I was in that area. White table cloths and chandalier. I need to get me a bowtie and some Ole Miss socks. That little town is growing as fast as Ben Allen promised the Farish District would.

bill said...

Ate at City Grille last night. Very good. I heartily recommend the shrimp and grits and the duck chip appetizer.

Anonymous said...

Anybody been to Legends Grill?

Anonymous said...

Is a 'duck chip' similar to a 'cow chip'?

Anonymous said...

AJ's went to shit when Danny stopped cooking. They never recovered from the ridiculously overpriced building that shitty Anjou has taken over. Expensive low quality food is a kiss of death. I hope that Danny will come back and cook. It was really good when it was on County Line road.

Anonymous said...

Georgia Blue is awful. It has been kept alive by shitty catering jobs and the bar. I won't go back. Gross.

Anonymous said...

It's good though that they have lines of people waiting and consistently full restaurants to prove you wrong. We travel and eat out in other cities a lot, and to me Georgia Blue is some of the most consistently high quality food in the Jackson metro.

Anonymous said...

@ 2:42 I beg to differ about Anjou. We eat there twice a week and the food is far from the way you chose to describe the establishment. It's 100 times better than AJ's ever was! It's a hidden gem for sure.

Anonymous said...

@ 10:08....and now a word from Anjou.

Anonymous said...

There isn't one good restaurant in this town. Ya'll need to go to NOLA, NY, LA, Vegas more often. Might as well call them all buffets around here.

Anonymous said...

We ate at Anjou's New Year's Eve and it was wonderful. We haven't eaten at AJ's since they moved out of Ridgeland, so I can't comment on the current chef.

There's no story posted at the top of this page, so what happened? Is AJ's closed, or moving again? Is Georgia Blue opening a second site, or moving out of Madison? Georgia Blue's food is ok, but I really miss the international sports channels at each table from when that site was Beef O'Brady's.

Anonymous said...

Georgia Blue is also open in Hattiesburg. Flowood is a third great location!

Kingfish said...

AND you can buy their Comeback dressing at McDades.

Shadowfax said...

6:32; I wouldn't take dining advice from anybody who cannot properly spell y'all.

Kingfish; everybody makes comeback sauce. You don't need to advertise a particular one.

Anonymous said...

There is comeback sauce...and then there is comeback sauce, Shadow.......

Not all created equal!

Shadowleaving said...

I doubt I'll take Kingfish's recommendation for comeback sauce. I've got the recipe from the old Rotisserie which is tough to beat. Most places in the metro who advertise 'comeback sauce' serve nothing more than a cheap rendition of 1000 Island, mayo and catsup.

Anonymous said...

6:32:

y, the mrs. and i were wondering where to eat tonight and thanks to you we will hop over to L.A...

Anonymous said...

@ 6:23 Peanut butter isn't a secret nor are the other four ingredients. I'm with you though. The Rotisserie had the best comeback and you can still find that recipe being used in certain places around town... if you know where to look :)

Hop Sing said...

Crechales is considering Clinton over Rankin. Georgia Blue is as much a non-story as grits at McDonalds.

A bit of advice for the proletariat seeking fine dining: Look in the parking areas behind the restaurants at the cars driven by the cooks. You'll see the same models at Outback and Popeyes in Canton.

Anonymous said...

Feb 15, 9:30 you are incorrect. Eslava is owned by the old chef at AJs and the owner of Saigon Noodle House. He tried a second Saigon at that location, but it hasn't caught on, so they are just changing the menu, same lease.

Anonymous said...

If you truly want awful red beans and rice then GB is the place! Trust me you could stick tile to a wall with them. Er went once terrible food and location

Anonymous said...

GB-Flowood is supposedly opening this Monday, March 4th.

Anonymous said...

Enslava on Lakeland across from Prep or the new one back at old A J s location County Line spot has some great dishes but service is little harried as they are sometimes packed . Can bring own wine . Try the grilled seafood or the Seafood and Angel Hair Pasta with shrimp, oysters , scallops, crabmeat . In a divine white butter cream sauce ! Of course prices best for lunch . As for as Ga Blue I could not figure out what all the hoopla could be about. Only had Mahi sandwich twice and sweet pot fries . Very good but thought the menu looked pretty blah .

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