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He Said, He Said: Jacob’s Wings & Grill

He Said, He Said: Jacob’s Wings & Grill

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Please follow and like us:0Follow Monthly Feature, By Woo Pig Foodie and Kevin Shalin Woo and Kevin will check out a local restaurant, each at different times, and then write separate reviews. This month, they visit Jacob’s Wings & Grill . Woo’s Take In gastronomic history, the wings of gallus […]

Rango & Rib: A Visit to Kimchi Korean Restaurant

Rango & Rib: A Visit to Kimchi Korean Restaurant

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Please follow and like us:0Follow By Ananth Ranganathan & Kevin Shalin Each month, Ananth (a.k.a Rango) and I will hit up a local restaurant and write about one specific dish. Once the plate reaches the table, there’s absolutely no talking about it or any facial […]

The Junkie: Burger King’s Buffalo Crispy Chicken Sandwich

The Junkie: Burger King’s Buffalo Crispy Chicken Sandwich

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By Jim Rassinier

A few months ago I tried out the “new & improved” Crispy Chicken Sandwich from Burger King. While not up to Chick-fil-a or even Wendy’s, I thought it was very much an improvement on that crappy, oblong one that BK served for years. So when I saw that they were now offering a new Buffalo version, I knew I had to try it out.

Now, Burger King has tried their hand at Buffalo chicken before, but primarily as a dipping sauce for their Nuggets and Chicken Fries. For any who have tried that sauce, you know it was really putrid.

This time around, Burger King went to a third party vendor. Although, instead of going with the more popular Frank’s Red Hot Wing Sauce, they decided to go with Ken’s Buffalo Wing Sauce. I heard an Eddie Murphy chuckle when I saw that. Seriously, BK?

Anyway, the sandwich is very simple … a crispy chicken patty on a potato bun served with mozzerella and “Ken’s” buffalo sauce. And you know what? The first two or three bites I was digging this sandwich. It had a decent amount of vinegar spice and it all blended well; at least initially.

This sandwich personifies the “law of diminishing returns.” The first few bites were quite good and I was really glad I tried it out. But after a few bites, the tartness and the flavor began to become overwhelming. The more bites I had, the less I enjoyed it.

But maybe that was just me; perhaps over a few decades I’m over the Buffalo sauce craze. I say give it a try. At least the first few bites will be worthwhile.

Downtown is a Perfect Place for a Food Crawl

Downtown is a Perfect Place for a Food Crawl

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Please follow and like us:0Follow First it was SoMa, next it was The Heights, and then it was Hillcrest. For the fourth installment of the food crawl series, let’s focus on Downtown. Once again, before we get any deeper, here are some ground rules. Keys to a Great Food Crawl Include 2-6 people (4 […]

Unique Randomness: Weekly Food News, Views, & Notes

Unique Randomness: Weekly Food News, Views, & Notes

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Please follow and like us:0Follow Some Views… Thanks to a reader, I found out that Little Rock has a new bakery … Cinnamon Crème. Apparently, this shop is from the same family as Country Village Oven Bakery in Star City. It’s located near Chi’s/Kiyens off Chenal Parkway and […]