A few months after moving to the Triangle, I finally got a chance to go to Allen and Son in Chapel Hill. What struck me most about this visit was not the pork but rather the HUSH PUPPIES. My god were they amazing. They were round and crusty and sweet and creamy, and undoubtedly the best hush puppies I have ever had in my life.
I have since been to the Allen and Son in Pittsboro also but discovered that that location does not make the same hush puppies as the one in Chapel Hill. So I ask you all: does anyone have a recipe which comes close to imitating the hush puppies at Allen and Son in Chapel Hill? I NEED to learn how to make these. The closest I can find is this: