Until recently when I heard the term “Mafia Wars” all that came to mind was the annoying Facebook game that everyone except for me seemed to play at one point. After trying the Mafia Wars Melt at Club Charlies however the same phrase now brings to mind a juicy 1/2 pound burger served on five grain bread and topped with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, grilled onions and green peppers.
If the Hear-O-Israel sandwich sounds familiar to you it’s probably because you saw it on Man v. Food Nation’s Milwaukee episode when host Adam Richman stopped at Benji’s Deli to try it. It’s funny because I usually eat lunch at Benji’s once a month or so, but since they serve breakfast all day long and since I’m a huge proponent of eating breakfast for lunch and dinner I’ve never even glanced at the rest of their menu and in turn … Continue Reading »
As if poutine (the popular Canadian dish that consists of French fries topped with cheese curds and gravy) wasn’t already unhealthy enough I decided to take it one step further. How you ask? By deep frying it!
Since just tossing a pile of fries, cheese curds and gravy into my deep fryer wouldn’t do anything besides make a huge mess my first step was to find something that could hold it all together. After looking around the grocery store for … Continue Reading »
Writing a food blog I get tons of suggestions from people on new places to check out. I try to get to as many of them as possible, but after the fourth or fifth person told me about Oscar’s Pub & Grill (not to be confused with Oscar’s Frozen Custard which has some pretty good burgers of their own) I bumped it up to the top of my list and stopped in for lunch.
Guys that are married or live with their girlfriends should be able to relate to me on this one. You know how sometimes when your significant other handles the grocery shopping she’ll end up spending $100 or $150 on food, yet there still seems to be nothing good to eat in the house? This happens to me on a regular basis, so I know it must also be happening to some of you as well. As a matter of fact, … Continue Reading »