Macon, Georgia — Editor’s Note: The video in this article is from last year’s coverage of the French fly fight.
In honor of National French Fries Day on July 13th, some downtown Macon restaurants are celebrating with a competition to see who can eat the best fries.
Felicia Howard, chair of the Main Street Events Committee and owner of Felicia’s Cake Factory, said in a press release, “The French Fry Fight is a great way to bring people together and create memories and a sense of community.” helpful,” he said.
Newtown Macon, organizer of the event, said the French Fry Fight will allow restaurants to turn current dishes on the menu into one-off entree offerings.
Cashman’s Pub won its first title at Billia Fries last year.
They will compete again this year along with other restaurants such as:
• Mr. Bardino: If you’re a cheesesteak fan at Bardinos on Cherry Street, Cheesesteak Fries might be for you.
• Barefoot Tavern: Barefoot Tavern on Second Street serves Barefoot Road French Fries. This includes marinated ground beef, beer cheese, bacon, diced tomatoes, diced jalapenos, and sour cream. Similar to nachos but on top of fries.
• Biddies: Biddy’s on First Street is adding Maui Wawi fries to its menu. Includes grilled jerk chicken, banana peppers, pineapple chunks, bacon, and ranch drizzle served over French fries.
• Churchills on Cherry: Churchill’s offers Surf and Turf fries with shredded lamb, shrimp, lettuce, tomato, diced jalapeños and topped with cognac cheese sauce. Of course, you can also find it on Cherry Street.
• Fall Line Brewing: On Plum Street, Fall Line Brewing offers a full load fly basket. This includes sliced brisket, Swiss cheese, diced tomatoes, roasted onions, chopped jalapeño pickles, barbecue sauce, and homemade tiger sauce.
• Felicia’s Cake Factory: Taking a creative approach to the classic potato dish, Felicia’s Cake Factory on Third Street offers sugar cookie fries topped with red frosting or ketchup.
• H&H: H&H Soul Food on Forsyth Street serves potato wedges topped with braised oxtail and gravy. H&H is open from 7am to 3pm
• Kinjo Kitchen + Cocktails: Kinjo Kitchen + Cocktails on the corner of Second and Poplar Streets serves Asian Street Fries. French fries coated with Kinjo soy sauce sambal, kimchi, and wasabi aioli sweet and spicy sauce.
• beautiful morelia: La Bella Morelia on Mulberry Street adds a Mexican flair to French fry fights with Pulco fries. Pulco fries (pork fries) include carnitas, bacon, chorizo, grilled onions, Oaxacan cheese, and jalapenos. It also comes with salsa verde.
Loom of Hotel Forty Five: Try Loom’s poutine fries, a classic Canadian twist. Includes braised short rib poutine with red wine demi cheese and freshly shaved Parmesan cheese. You can find it on Cotton Avenue.
• Macon Water Ice: Macon Water Ice at the corner of Cherry and Third Streets serves chopped cheese fries. A reinvention of the famous New York sandwich, this sandwich includes chopped beef, cheese, grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickles, ketchup, and Maycon water his iced signature sauce over seasonal fries. I’m here.
• Oliver’s Corner Bistro: Oliver’s Corner Bistro on 2nd and Poplar Streets serves steak, au poivre, mushrooms and green onion fries.
• parish: Cherry Street Parish expands Swampfly. Signature fries include cheese, andouille sausage, crawfish, sautéed onions, bacon, tomato and green onions tossed with homemade remoulade. It also comes with dessert. Another option is the Macon Bacon Dessert Fries. Funnel cake French fries topped with our special Macon bacon secret sauce.
• Pearl’s Passionate Cuisine and Cocktails: Pearl Passion Cuisine & Cocktails on First Street serves the Club Rangoon Duck Fat Fry. Deep-fried duck fat drizzled with Pearl’s homemade crab rangoon dip, sweet chili sauce and scallions.
• Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen: Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen on Third Street serves breakfast fries. A platter of waffle fries topped with sausage gravy, country fried brisket, fried egg and Piedmontese glitter.
• Ocmulgee Brew Pub: The Ocmulgee Brewpub on 2nd Avenue serves Philadelphia cheesesteak fries. These fries are topped with shredded beef, melty cheese, grilled onions, and green peppers.
• Breeding ground: Rookery on Cherry Street serves smoked brisket and Mexican Street corn fries topped with green tomato salsa verde.
• Vivez: VIBEZ on Cherry Street serves buffalo chicken fries. The signature curly fries are topped with fried chicken and tossed with buffalo sauce, crispy bacon bits, jalapeño cheese sauce and ranch drizzle.
• Mr. Satterfield: Satterfield’s on New Street serves fried pickle fries. It’s fried with homemade pickles and cornmeal. Pickle fries are served with a homemade chipotle ranch dipping sauce.
Attendees can visit each participating restaurant to try signature fries and vote for their favorite dish.
The restaurant with the most votes will take home the coveted Super Spud trophy and bragging rights.
To vote for your favorite fry plate, visit surveymonkey.com/r/2023FryFight.