Can you believe that I would be in the bbq capital of the WORLD and didn’t eat at one of THE HOLY TRINITY (non-holy Chisholm Trail, btw, was a disappointment last time I was there).
Rather, I had a lunch special at the Sunshine Café, a strictly-for-locals 12 table place 1 block north of the main square on E Walnut St. Today’s special was chicken fried chicken or chicken and dumplings ($5.99/$4.99, including beans, fried okra, mashed potatoes, salad, iced tea, choice of cornbread or roll, and banana pudding dessert – can you beat that?). The food was great – freshly made by the owner/cook from scratch. The service: friendly. Ambience? Old building, rustic, and full of locals who know and greet each other ... kind of makes one yearn. In short, it’s a bit of a gem. And, surprisingly, they take plastic.