Nosh: Classic breakfast fare with a Brix twist, their take on the southern chicken and waffles hits the spot! Breaded chicken, Applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, sriracha ranch and maple syrup, stuffed between two golden waffles and topped with a sunny-side-up egg is both sweet and savory. If pizza is more your thing, try their Mourning Pie. Oven-baked pizza topped with tater tots, eggs, garlic, bacon, cheddar jack, mozzarella, chives, and siracha catchup, it's sure to cure what ails you.
At Balaw Balaw in Angono, Rizal: Balaw-balaw sauce, with fermented shrimp paste, soup Number Five (bull's rectum and testicles soup), uok in adobo, white worms from the larvae of crickets or beetles found in fallen coconut trees, crispy fried Alagaw leaves, ginatang bilo-bilo.At Everybody's Café in San Fernando, Pampanga: Dinuguan, a blood stew, Crickets of rice fields cooked in adobo style, Betute Tugak (stuffed frog with pork).Puerto Princesa: Banana Skewers, bananas rolled in brown sugar and deep-fried with caramelized sugar crust, fried chicken intestines on a stake.Kinabuchs: seaweeds, mussels on a half shell, grilled tuna belly, snails cooked with coconut, tuna collars grilled.Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, mangrove worms.
Maurice, Louisiana: Herbert's speciality meats, Turducken, Soop's: boudin, stuffed beef tongueNew Orleans: Cochon restaurant, boudinballs, Head cheese, smoked ox stew, deep fried chicken liver.Hattiesburg: Leathe's restaurant, opossum, raccoon; Serendipity Deli and Restaurant: chitterlings.Mobile: Wintzell's Oyster House, fried green vinegar pickled peppers, fried green tomatoes with crayfish sauce, 33 oysters.Alligator Alley, The Wash House Restaurant: alligator feast.Pensacola, Fish House restaurant: black grouper throats, gazpachee salad with hardtack. Chef's restaurant: flathead mullet deep fried, gizzard, fried mullet roe.
Trinidad: Original souse king, souse, pig's and chicken's feet, cow skin soup.Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago, Street food: roti stuffed with goat and liver, doubles, cow heel's soup.Maracas Beach: callaloo, "Bake n' shark" sandwich, fried bread stuffed with deep fried shark with sauces and vegetables, king mackerel sashimi.
I gained a real appreciation of fried rice when I spent two months in Southeast Asia. Lemme tell you, we ate A LOT of fried rice. There were times in Asia when our options were grisly, hairy (yes, HAIRY) chunks of meat in broth or another heaping bowl of steaming fried rice. So yes, we had a lot of fried rice. Obviously. 2b1af7f3a8