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Mouthful: Pimento cheese

posted on April 19, 2009 at 9:35 am
Pimento cheese

FOX BROS. BAR-B-Q: Is there any Southern food the brothers Fox cannot transform into some wonderfully sleazy gut-bomb? Take their version of pimento cheese. It’s just your basic mix of aged cheddar, pepper jack, a dollop of mayo, chopped pimentos, cayenne peppers and a dash of their barbecue seasoning mix. However balanced and delicious the pimento cheese is, the presentation is what sets it off. Get it cold, oozing out of two slices of buttered and griddled toast or slathered onto the heart-stopping “burger” made with brisket. If those boys are wrong, I don’t want to be right. 1238 DeKalb Ave. 404-577-4030. www.foxbrosbbq.com.

HOLEMAN & FINCH PUBLIC HOUSE: Chef Linton Hopkins’ quintessential pimento cheese-which is normally served with some sort of homemade cracker-is actually one of the cheapest things on the menu at this bustling Buckhead gastropub. His recipe is, according to the chef…click here to read the rest…


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2 comments

  • Re: Mouthful: Pimento cheese
    posted by: Anonymous · April 21, 2009  10:05 AM

    Check out South City Kitchen. They have a pimento cheeseburger that is divine and their fried pimento cheese fritters may be the best app this side of Fox Bros’ Tominator.

  • Re: Mouthful: Pimento cheese
    posted by: Keith · May 11, 2009  11:46 AM

    So for my money – you get the pimento cheese sandwich at southern sweets. That is a lot of pimento.
    As far a finding some particularly good pimento – I am kind of partial to the stuff at the mercantile (although it is outrageously expensive)

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