Excited about Eating by Ernie & Dora Hiers

This edition of Excited about Eating takes us to a large mixed community in the South Park area of Charlotte, to Dogwood Southern Table & Bar. This contemporary eating establishment offers “elevated southern cuisine” using in-house creations from local and sustainable sources.

Dogwood Southern Table Fiction Faith & Foodies Ernie & Dora Hiers

Ample free parking garages

Dora here. Because it was Father’s Day and we didn’t make reservations, our only seating options were the patio or the bar. Glorious day, beautiful patio, no brainer. 🙂 

For an appetizer, we chose the Maw Maw’s Biscuits served with butter and jam. The biscuits were great, crusty on the outside and soft on the inside. Adding the butter and jam made for an outstanding bite. Dora here. When I lifted the linen and saw the charred tops on these biscuits, I considered asking for another basket, but hubby usually orders everything extra crispy, so he was thrilled. No worries! Even with the toasted tops, these biscuits were great. Buttery flavor, crumbly, and had to eat with a fork. Good to the last fork!

Dogwood Southern Table Fiction Faith & Foodies Ernie & Dora Hiers

Maw Maw’s Biscuits. Buttery flavor, crumbly and good to the last fork!

For my meal, I chose the Steak and Eggs. Normally, it’s sirloin, but this day it was prime rib, green beans, potatoes, and spinach served with an easy-over egg on top. The prime rib was cooked a perfect medium rare, tender and juicy. The crispy potatoes and veggies paired well with the dish. I am not one who usually orders steak out, but I would definitely order this dish again.

Dogwood Southern Table Fiction Faith & Foodies Ernie & Dora Hiers

Brunch Prime Rib, tender and juicy! I’d definitely order this dish again.

Dora here. Whenever a place serves only brunch on the weekend, I’m usually ready for a dilemma. Give me my cereal or an English Muffin with peanut butter and jelly for breakfast and I’m good. When I go out for lunch, I want lunch, so I opted for the Breakfast Burger today. I appreciated all the individual components: scrambled egg, cheddar, bacon jam, incredibly soft bun. But together? Not so much. And it turns out I’m not a fan of grass-fed beef. Something about the flavor just messed with my taste buds. Who’d have guessed? Hubby liked it.

Dogwood Southern Table Fiction Faith & Foodies Ernie & Dora Hiers

Breakfast Burger

What’s your favorite brunch dish/place?

We rate this restaurant 4 forks out of 5 for a family friendly restaurant serving great food.

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13 thoughts on “Excited about Eating by Ernie & Dora Hiers

  1. Great picture of Ernie! He looks so happy. 🙂 Was that before or after he had his extra crispy biscuits?
    I’m not a fan of the grass-fed beef either, Dora. Brunch often puts me into a quandary on what to order. Typically I’ll go with an omelette.
    Have a happy and safe 4th of July!

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  2. Same here with the grass-fed beef. Strange taste. Ewww. After 10 o’clock I want lunch. If I can’t have a burger, give me some bread and bacon with a salad and I will make my own BLT. LOL. Have a great holiday, Tori! ❤

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  3. Sorry your food wasn’t all you hoped it would be (I’m not sure I would have enjoyed it either, scrambled eggs?) Ernie’s looks really good, I don’t know if I would have tried steak with egg on top, especially prime rib!
    Have a wonderfully fun and safe 4th of July!!

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