“I can hardly count the number of times The Grit has saved my life: perfect vittles in a wasteland of scary tour food.”
—Kristin Hersh, Throwing Muses
“If I could bathe in the Golden Bowl, I would . . . the greatest invention ever!”
—DJ Hammond, Je Suis France
“The Grit has rocked for a long time. Their support for art is second only to the food. I had a show there once,
and traded a drawing for $35 credit. That drawing—of a cup of coffee—is still hanging at The Grit today.”
—Michael Lachowski, Pylon
“Whenever touring bands come to play at the 40 Watt Club and ask about a good place to eat I always send them to The Grit."
—Barrie Buck, 40 Watt Club
“I eat at The Grit so often I can almost quote the menu. I think I’m obsessed.”
—Jennifer Nettles, Sugarland
“The Grit is a great restaurant and a source of local pride. They have consummate taste.”
—Michael Stipe, R.E.M.
“Oh, for an ocean of Grit Yeast Gravy.”
—Dottie Alexander, Of Montreal