Grub Americana

The Spear or The Chip?

I was out with some friends at a popular fast casual chain restaurant that had just opened in Dallas when I first saw them on the appetizer menu–fried pickles. "FRIED PICKLES! Who the hell ever heard of fried pickles?" "You gotta try them," one member of the group said. "They’re great!" So being a curious […]

French Fried Pickle Slices

These fried pickles were an appetizer prepared for the 1962 Newspaper Food Editors Conference in New York City.