From there we shared a Western BBQ slider and waffle fries from MO Slider Company. The thin, crispy-edged burger with cheddar and BBQ sauce was delish, especially given the crunchy texture of the fried onion tanglers tucked inside. There were several versions to choose from, and all the sliders can be made with beef or chicken. If you can’t decide, go for a Slider Flight and try ’em all.
At this point I got a little anxious because I was surrounded by tempting menus and I was starting to feel full. A video billboard at the Wisner Bar caught my eye, and the very pretty margarita with the Tajin rim and floating jalapeño called my name.
I figured a Leah-Rita would be just the liquid courage needed to fuel the rest of our culinary journey, and it fit the bill perfectly. It was tangy and spicy, with Ghost tequila, triple sec and a few healthy shakes of Cholula. This is the best margarita I’ve had in a while.
For Round 2 we chose the Two-Wing Mac and Cheese combo with a side of collards from Queen City Soul Kitchen. It’s hard to beat a plate of soul food, especially when it comes with a nice slice of homemade cornbread.
Despite increasing pressure in my waistband, I just had to continue this food adventure with one menu item that wouldn’t leave my mind: the Monte Cristo at Liege Love Waffle Co. I’m a sucker for a sweet and salty combo, so this would fit the bill nicely and end the journey on a sweet note since we knew we had zero room left for dessert.