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Babe's Chicken Dinner House

By Yvette Walker Modified: July 12, 2010 at 11:13 am •  Published: May 28, 2010
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Homemade biscuits, soft and buttery, keep coming.

The food is served family style, and there is a lot of it. The chicken is hot, with a crunchy crust and tender flesh. The steak is tender, but not as outstanding as the chicken.

The fried corn? Sweet and creamy. The mash was smooth with a wonderful smokiness to the gravy. The green beans tasted just like my grandmother's.

There are plenty of desserts to choose from, but just dip those biscuits into the honey or sorghum syrup that accompanies the chicken for a sweet treat.

How do they do it?

Here's a secret: Babe's cooks told us that they make small batches of each different food at a time. This keeps the food fresh.

Another secret: The soak the chicken in salt-water about 24 hours. Then they refrigerate it before frying. Why? To make a crunchy crust.

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Hours
Closed on Monday
4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Friday
11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

Phone
(940) 458-0000


Babe's Sanger Menu —

Main Dishes

Fried Chicken
Chicken Fried Steak
Fried Chicken Tenders Smoked Chicken
Fried Catfish
Pot Roast

Vegetables & Breads
Mashed Potatoes
Cream Gravy
Green Beans
Green Salad
Grandma's Corn
Homemade Biscuits

Desserts
Chocolate Meringue Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie
Coconut Meringue Pie
Banana Pudding
Pineapple Upside-down Cake
Cherry Cobbler

Babe's "Menu Truths"
Menus always sound so perfect. But Babe's keeps it real, and provides a humorous printed key to menu descriptions:
Poultry = chickens or anything that looks a lot like a chicken
Imported = brought to us by a Mack Truck
Succulent Pieces = everything except the neck, feet and back
Marinate = soak
Secret Spices = salt water
Tenderness = it can be chewed
Healthier for you = at least that is what they say this year
Perfection = it's done!

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