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The Flying Fish

I have a new favorite restaurant.  It is the Flying Fish!
A couple of weeks ago Steve and I decided to meet there for lunch.  I gotten there first and there was a sign on the door that said,  "We will hopefully open at 5:00 today."  I was so disappointed. We had heard that they were opening that week, but we did not know exactly when .  They had looked open when I had driven by earlier in the week.  I stood outside the place looking all sad and forlorned.  I saw a few sophisticated people walk right in.  I was thinking, "well are they opened or not?"  About that time a really nice manager looking man came outside to me and said,  " We have invited a few people to come try us out today, but we will let you eat too if you want."  I was super chawed and did not know what to say.  He said, "come on,  it's fine.  It is complimentary!  All we want is your opinion."  I called Steve figuring he would say no way.  Steve said, " yes,  go on in."
All the well known people of our town were there, and then there was me and Steve! haha!  It was the best meal EVER!!!!!  I got fried shrimp and catfish.  It was perfection!  The best part:  FREE!  I don't even think Steve and I had any conversation because we were so busy inhaling our food!
We went back there last Saturday night with Steve's parents.  I think they loved it too!!!!


Kimberley said…
what a funny story!! even better that it was free!!! can't wait to try it myself! love it when we get new restaurants!!!
Kelly said…
We have one of those in Memphis and it is DELICOUS!
Angie said…
Good food is the best but good free food is even better!
A.K.W. said…
Yum! We had fish today with my Grandma (my Dad's Mom) and next Friday we'll go to the Romanian church's fish fry that they have every year with some Romanian food as well.

Melissa said…
i wanna go...and i don't care if it is free or not! HA

nice job getting a free meal...i like free stuff!
Heather said…
That's a great story! I lived in Tennessee briefly, years ago, and couldn't get enough catfish! Now I know all I will think about today is fried catfish...yum!!
Mary said…
Laurie ! Isn't that the kiss of death to a restaurant you loving it? I laughed so hard and thought....well that restaurant won't make it! However, I think that is so nice of the manager to let you in. I live in NY so it's not like I'll be visiting there, but if I did, that would make me want to go and visit. I love random acts of kindness.
jenn said…
What a great story!!! and the best parts---free and yummy!
Nancy said…
Yay for Free & the best meal ever!
DeeDee said…
The one near us in downtown Memphis is very good!! I spent way to much money there when I worked downtown. Glad you have one now to enjoy! :)
Laurie, we live in NWA but I don't know where this restaurant is??? We are always looking for something good! I googled it and all I found was stuff on a bunch of fly fishing. :)

Thanks! And I love your sweet blog. :)

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