Unfortunately, the Starbucks set has not taken to the deep-fried lattes (something about bad foam). Alas, Able has not been able to top last year’s sweet fried coke success: according to the original article, the food engineer concedes he’ll likely never again top the creation that skyrocketed him to fame in fried delights.
Deep-fried oddities have long enchanted Americans, but in recent months our tubby population has dabbled far more than a toe into obsessive-compulsive territory…
The Jersey Shore has deep-fried Twinkies and Oreos.
Carnivals everywhere are heating up with deep-fried candy bars.
And while a crush is one thing, who will answer for the love affair with deep-fried pizza?
From deep-fried pickles to breaded cicadas to fried cheeseburgers (roll over, Monte Cristo), we’re showing strong growth in fried innovations.
But I think we can do better. Are we America or aren’t we? For starters, why don’t we have deep fried soup? And breaded beer? Fried nuts would be a welcome addition to the stale offerings at most bars. And one would think breaded bread would be a staple by now!