Irish Fest 2010

The Scotch EggOne great thing about Milwaukee is the huge variety of ethnic festivals that we have each year, and all the amazing food that comes along with them. I recently headed down to Irish Fest and within an hour I was completely stuffed to the point where walking was almost uncomfortable.

First up was a bread bowl filled with Irish stew followed by two potato pancakes. The potato pancakes were great and came with sour cream on the side, which I’ve … CONTINUE READING »

Deep Fried Philly Cheese Steak On a Stick

The Cousins Subs deep fried Philly cheese steakOne of the best parts about the Wisconsin State Fair is the food, and some of the most popular foods at the fair come on a stick. This year you could get deep fried apple pie on a stick, deep fried cream cheese on a stick and deep fried peanut butter & jelly sandwiches on a stick along with numerous other stick worthy items.

The food on a stick that I was looking forward to the most however turned out … CONTINUE READING »

The Egglami Sandwich

The Egglami sandwichIt doesn’t always take a night of drinking for me to whip up a crazy sandwich. Sometimes when I’m bored, hungry and don’t have much food in my refrigerator I like to just combine everything that I do have into one sandwich and give it a ridiculous name. This is how the Egglami sandwich was born.

The sandwich features salami, a fried egg, two kinds of cheese, lettuce, mayonnaise, salsa and guacamole and is served on nutritious whole wheat toast. … CONTINUE READING »

Denny’s New Fried Cheese Melt

Denny's Fried Cheese MeltDenny’s recently added some new choices to their value menu and one of these items is the Fried Cheese Melt. The “grilled cheese with a twist” as they refer to it is two pieces of sourdough bread with American cheese in between them. The “twist” is that unlike a regular grilled cheese sandwich, this one includes four fried mozzarella sticks as well.

The sandwich is only $4 and includes fries and a side of marinara sauce, which is a great … CONTINUE READING »

The Cheeseburger With a Doughnut Bun

The doughnut burgerOne of the big hits as far as food goes at the Wisconsin State Fair this year was a cheeseburger with a Krispy Kreme doughnut for a bun. As soon as I heard about this I knew that I couldn’t wait for the fair to try one, I had to make my own.

I decided to try it one day on my lunch break, and since there aren’t any Krispy Kreme locations near my work I instead headed to the … CONTINUE READING »

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