eating indie in indy

Paleo Soul 7305 E 96th Street

I found this place on a net search. I thought that such a clever name needed further study.

The Paleo Diet is an eating plan that tries to duplicate the eating habits of our ancestors; 10000 years ago. In other words food a hunter gatherer would consume. That means no grains, legumes or dairy. The owner came up with the idea because members of her own family have some food allergies and she thought Paleo could be an answer. Not all the menu is Paleo but it has a few items and if our lunch is an indication all of it is delicious.

I was tempted to order beans and rice and chicken and noodles two of their non Paleo dishes for $3.95 each. However once I learned that the meatloaf was just out of the oven I could not resist.

I know I said that I would never order mac & cheese out again but I just had to try theirs. I am glad I did. This was creamy and cheesy with a slightly crisp top. A great partner to the meatloaf. As for the meatloaf I thought it was delicious as well. It was seasoned perfectly and I loved that it had a bit of ketchup on the top. When you took a bite you would taste the savory gravy and then a taste of vinegary sweetness from the ketchup.

Both of our entres were $10.99; drink included. After consuming my meatloaf I was beguiled into ordering a piece of cheese cake, for $4.

This wasn’t a cheese cake that you would get at GFS or Sysco this was scratch made by the owner’s cousin. It was thick and rich without being overly sweet. I don’t know that I have had better.

Every thing in this little joint is made from scratch. The food is excellent and the prices are good and the only thing left to comment on is the staff. The folks here are wonderful. They went out of their way to make us truly feel at home. It was like eating at a friend’s house. It is a shame it is so far from me. I will try to get back soon.

5 responses

  1. Yummy! If that’s Caveman food, I’ll take it.

    March 8, 2019 at 9:43 am

    • Ha. There is no reason for good food to be complicated. I like this little joint.

      March 8, 2019 at 10:58 am

  2. I saw that place when I was scrollin for restaurants on 96th. I’m just about opposite of Paleo — and I’m glad to see they have some pasta. I see your ‘doorfie’ there in the reflection, too! 🙂

    March 10, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    • yeah. me in all my disheveled splendor,

      March 11, 2019 at 7:59 am

      • 😀

        March 11, 2019 at 8:29 pm

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