Baked Grits at Highlands Bar and Grill
The Dish: Highlands Baked Grits
The Story: This Southern appetizer from one of the region's more notable restaurants pleases gourmands with its buttery Parmesan sauce, wild mushrooms and strips of country ham. Chef Frank Stitt suggests that organic stone-ground corn grits are essential to its magnificence at his Birmingham, Alabama, eaterie. Read = Those expecting "quick" grits might be better served at a Waffle House.