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Southern Comfort

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:00am to 12:30pm

Holmes Student Center, Ellington's 600 Lucinda Ave

Ellington’s offers exciting, fresh, three-course menus. Price of a full meal is $10.00 including beverages and tips. Reservations are recommended. Menu options for this date include:


Mama’s Sweet Potato Soup
Warm, creamy soup made with heart-healthy sweet potatoes; seasoned with garlic and onions and blended with apple cider.

‘Bama Black-Eyed Pea Salad
Delicious, vegetarian-friendly salad colored with fresh yellow summer squash, tomatoes, green onions, jalapeno peppers, and black-eyed peas.


Shrimp and Grits
Succulent shrimp covered in fresh, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and shrimp sauce with bacon and veggies over white, coarse-ground grits.

Southern Butternut Squash with Rigatoni
Stomach warming, vegetarian-friendly pasta made with butternut squash, Rigatoni noodles and kidney beans. Seasoned with garlic, Chile pepper, and freshly grated nutmeg.

**Both entrees served with side of Kickin’ Collard Greens seasoned with red pepper flakes and flavored with onion and garlic.


Cin-ful Peach Crisp
Delectable southern dessert made with delicious peaches and a warm, crumbly pie topping seasoned in cinnamon and sugar, topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs
Fresh and juicy strawberries drizzled with chocolate and skewered together with light pieces of angel food cake served with whipped cream.


Southern Style biscuits
Soft and crumbly biscuits served with a side of honey butter.


Pepsi Products: Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Lipton Brisk Tea, Lipton Raspberry Tea, Coffee- Regular and Decaffeinated, Hot Tea Selections

Salmon Creek Pinot Grigio- $4.50 per glass
Fontera Shiraz- $6.50 per glass

Event Type

Social, Dining


College of Health & Human Sciences, Ellington's (Student Luncheons)


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