A Look at Max & Erma’s “Garbage Burger”

Max & Erma’s, the same midwest chain out of Columbus, OH running the Free Cookies Wednesday deal is also home to a questionably ridiculous menu item dubbed the Garbage Burger. The burger is advertised to have “everything but the kitchen sink,” piled high with hickory-smoked bacon, cheddar, Swiss, American & mozzarella cheeses; grilled onions, sauteed mushrooms, guacamole & marinara (really?!).

What y’all think of this flavor combo? Something you would try? Have you tried it?


Max & Erma’s Restaurant Chain Begins “Free Cookies Wednesday”

Max & Erma’s, a casual dining restaurant chain based out of Columbus, Ohio is offering up what they’ve dubbed Free Cookies Wednesday. The promotion gives customers 2 free Erma’s Fresh-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies with purchase of any menu item (excluding side dishes & beverages), when purchased on a Wednesday. The limited time only deal is available dine in only, and not available with carry out orders. Get your cookie game straight!



The Great Food Truck Race Season Finale [VIDEO]

Just a short week after the announcement of The Lime Truck‘s $100,000 win on Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race, our friends over at IM King have made available the entire final episode for our viewing pleasure. For those that haven’t seen the episode yet, The Lime Truck went head-to-head against The Hodge Podge Truck out of Cleveland, Ohio. The episode was filled with twists, turns and a killer speed bump that had both savory trucks forcibly become dessert trucks for the last leg of the race.

Enjoy the stream of the final episode before it gets inevitably pulled by the powers that be:


Also, don’t miss our additional food truck coverage:

The Hodge Podge Truck: (Cleveland, OH) / Facebook / Twitter / Website

The Lime Truck: (Orange County, CA) / Facebook / Twitter / Website



Floating Ohio River Restaurant Breaks Free and Floats Away With Customers On Board

I guess you’re toying with nature when your restaurant’s draw is that it floats on the Ohio River. In the case of Jeff Ruby’s floating restaurant, Watefront, he may not want to reopen the same establishment that floated away on him this past Friday night. According to a report out of the Cincinnati, 100 people were on board the Waterfront when it detached from its Ohio River moorings on Friday.


Big Popper: The Jalapeño Popper Sandwich

This sandwich, dubbed the Big Popper, recreates the idea of a jalapeño popper in the form of a sandwich. This sandwich comes together with fresh jalapeño peppers, cheddar & herbed cream cheese and beer battered for good measure. You can pick one of these up at one of the two Melted Bar & Grilled locations in Ohio! (PicThx DTLG)