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Savory Spam Fries Are The Most Ingenious Bites At MEAT STREET

The guys who brought you the Teriyaki Cheesesteak Burrito are at it again, this time changing the way we eat Spam.

Ninjas With Appetite in Santa Ana, California just cooked up some Spam Fries for Foodbeast’s upcoming festival, Meat Street Presented by the Makers of SPAM Brand at MainPlace Mall.

The fries are thick-cut pieces of Spam, battered and deep-fried in panko flakes, then topped with a healthy heap of teriyaki aoli drizzle. This is what it would look like if your beloved chicken katsu were replaced by Spam — so Spam Katsu, if you will.

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These bad boys cannot be found on their menu, unfortunately, but they will be one of the exclusive items found in Meat Steet’s VIP section this Saturday, April 22, in Santa Ana, California.

For more information, visit, and grab some tickets to try all the exclusive dishes you can handle.


10 Ingenious Foods Everyone Will Be Talking About At The OC Night Market


The OC Night Market is undoubtedly one of the hottest foodie events in Southern California. Last month’s leg of their summer tour found 45,000+ attendees descending upon the OC Fairgrounds (gaahhhhtdamn that’s a lot of people) to try the crazy food the market culminates.

While the event maintains hundreds of merchandise, crafts, arts and music booths, it’s the food that people end up gawking over after each event. We hit up the last OC Night Market and did a little digging for this upcoming leg to gather 9 of the CRAZIEST things that will be available this weekend, the market’s last Orange County stop for the 2015 summer.

You’re welcome:



These crazy looking deep fried goodies come by way of Ridges Churro Bar. Their Instagram description claims “Warm and Crispy Nutella nut and fruity pebbles churros served with vanilla soft serve ice cream.” Definitely look worthy of checking out!


We found MONSTER SQUID at @oc_nightmarket. #foodbeast || @geoffreykutnick @rudeluv

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One of our favorite items from the OC Night Market comes from Squid Roe and it’s exactly what it sounds like, a GIANT deep fried MONSTER SQUID. PRO-TIP, you should have them chop it up for you because it’s delicious in small bites. It’s cool to get a picture of the entire thing on a stick, but it quickly becomes a mess.


Sweet Horchata Fried RAMEN DONUT = RAMNUT

Based off of Internet food creator sensation Culinary Brodown’s late 2014 creation, the Ramen Donut aka RAMNUT features ramen that has been boiled in horchata for sweetness, deep fried, dusted with powdered sugar and available in a BUILD-YOUR-OWN format. You’ll be able to mix and match fillings (chocolate or vanilla cream) and toppings (chocolate, strawberry, or cream cheese frosting). DO NOT MISS.



Didn’t get to try this on my last visit, but this thing looks delicious and I heard nothing but good things through the reverberation of social media about this guy last month. Ingredients stuffed INTO a burger patty? DOPE. Available at the Prime Flavors Grill & Catering booth.




I might be a bit biased here considering this item is available at one of the FOODBEAST PRESENTS booths, but these fries are next level. Available two ways, one as straight up SPAM FRIES served with a Sriracha Ketchup, Togarashi aioli (Japanese seasoning of red chili pepper, black pepper, sesame seeds, dried mandarin orange peel, green nori seaweed flakes) or as SPANIMAL FRIES, served with American cheese, Asian 1000 Island Sauce, soy glazed caramelized onions and Furikake seasoning.


Sushi Burrito & Samurai Super Nachos


Technically, you don’t need to go to Night Market to get a delicious Sushi Burrito or their Sushi Nachos, but it’s convenient and delicious and you might as well get it if the line is decent. They’re both available off of the Samurai Burrito food truck (which is also a brick-and-mortar shop in Fountain Valley), but they’re both delicious.


Free Pocky From The Pocky Truck


That’s it. Not much of a decision here. Pocky is a Japanese snack food that’s pretty much a chocolate-coated biscuit stick, it’s delicious, and they hand them out for free at the entrance. DO IT.


Main Squeeze: Boba Lemonades



Potted Plant Ice Cream from Ice Cream Garden



The Fried Chicken Cutlet from Platoon





OC Fair and Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Fridays 4pm–12am
Saturdays 4pm–12am
Sundays 4pm–10pm


SPAM Four Loko Fries — Epic Meal Time [VIDEO]

Leave it to the Epic Meal Time guys to build a mess of a chili dish like the one pictured. Chunks of SPAM were diced into the shape of fries, thrown into a batter, deep fried, and further covered with a homemade chili with plenty of bacon to spare. If that weren’t gruesome enough, the boys lather on multiple layers of cheese sauce and moisten the entire dish with a pre-ban can of Four Loko. SPAM Four Loko Fries, are you on board?