Last week Dawn and I decided to get lunch at the Green Derby in Newport. We’d driven by it a million times – I had figured it to be a dark dive – but I was wrong.
To quote Bart Simpson, au contraire mon frère, the Green Derby is an an old people restaurant! It was really busy – so I figure that’s a good sign.
We started out with…crackers and butter. I have to say I’ve never had crackers and butter but I’m always up to try anything!
Here I go! Of course it was tasty – I mean – it’s crackers and butter – how could it not be?!
Dawn got the Lunch Fish & Chips ($10) and said it was really great. So great she let me try a bite – and yum-o! It’s battered and fried – which the batter-dipped is my favorite. The portion size was great – very hearty for a lunch portion.
I was not on Weight Watchers at the time and went cow-razy. I got the Ribeye Steak Sandwich with Mashed Potatoes & Cream Gravy ($9).
And then the Ribeye Sandwich – I ordered it Medium Rare – which made me so happy to be able to get to choose. The sandwich was a bit messy – even rye bread can’t really handle a whole steak. It was super thin but still medium rare – which is not easy to do. I loved it for sure.
Why Should You Go? Cuz it’s awesome! I mean – CRACKERS & BUTTER! But the ribeye sandwich and fish & chips were both big hits – so I definitely think it’s a place to go again!