Thursday, July 2, 2015

Geechee Girl celebrates 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' show

Tonight, Guy Fieri's stop at Geechee Girl Rice Cafe in Mount Airy - which for the record is not a diner, drive-in or a dive - will be shown at 10 o'clock.

Geechee Girl celebrates 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' show

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Geechee Girl Rice Cafe.
Geechee Girl Rice Cafe. David M Warren / Staff Photographer

Guy Fieri's visit to Philly yielded several episodes of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

Tonight, his stop at Geechee Girl Rice Cafe in Mount Airy - which for the record is not a diner, drive-in or a dive - will be shown at 10 o'clock.

At 9 p.m., owner Valerie Erwin will host an outdoor picnic and viewing party that will sub for her annual July 4 picnic.

Food featured on the episode was North African chicken with couscous-style Carolina Gold rice; pulled pork with coleslaw and barbecued black eyed peas; sour cream pound cake. Proceeds ($25 a head) will go to a charity to be named. 

Here's the menu:

• North African chicken wings

• Pulled pork sliders

• Spice rubbed salmon sliders

• Cornmeal flatbread with caramelized onions, bacon, goat cheese and fontina

• BBQ blackeye peas

• Cous cous style rice salad with red onion, peppers, raisins and orange vinaigrette

• Potato salad

• Coleslaw

• Sauteed greens

• Geechee Girl sour cream pound cake

• Housemade sweet mint iced tea

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