Bum's Restaurant

Bum's Restaurant


Ayden, North Carolina (NC), US
The place is cafeteria-style, and although my intention was to try the BBQ, the fried chicken caught my eye and mood so I went for that, plus the famous collards, and some green beans as well. The chicken was as good as fried chicken comes - very fresh, thin, crispy crust, juicy and tender meat underneath. The green beans were great as well - they were the thick, flattened variety, clearly fresh. but those collards, man those collards. There's a reason that Bum's provides the collards for the Collard Festival - these were the best collards I've ever had, which I wasn't expecting considering how they are chopped very fine (almost a puree) - but wow, explosion of flavor. Now I understand why people from out-of-state have reportedly taken a couple quarts of collards back home with them. So meat, two veggies, cornbread + stick, and sweet tea for $6.50.
The place is cafeteria-style, and although my intention was to try the BBQ, the fried chicken caught my eye and mood so I went for that, plus the famous collards, and some green beans as well. The chicken was as good as fried chicken comes - very fresh, thin, crispy crust, juicy and tender meat underneath. The green beans were great as well - they were the thick, flattened variety, clearly fresh. but those collards, man those collards. There's a reason that Bum's provides the collards for the Collard Festival - these were the best collards I've ever had, which I wasn't expecting considering how they are chopped very fine (almost a puree) - but wow, explosion of flavor. Now I understand why people from out-of-state have reportedly taken a couple quarts of collards back home with them. So meat, two veggies, cornbread + stick, and sweet tea for $6.50.
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