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Tag: deep fried pickles Tacoma


Deep-fried goodness: Pickles show up on local menus

The deep-fried pickles at The Loose Wheel in Tacoma. Photo by Drew Perine/Staff photographer

Last October, TNT Diner reader Carole Whitmire called with a request for a Southern treat, “Where do you find fried pickles around here?”

She owed a friend lunch. And the friend, having just returned from feasting on the pickles at BB King’s Blues club in Memphis, wanted deep-fried pickles.

I asked and TNT Diner blog readers answered: Hooter’s serves them. So does Ramblin Jack’s in Olympia and Bruno’s in Eatonville.

And since then, the Southern-fried delicacies have continued to percolate on my deep-fried radar.

Recently, I spotted them on the appetizer menus at two restaurants: the newly opened Loose Wheel Bar & Grill, and Ram Brewery restaurants, which added fried pickles to the menu about six months ago.

Never heard of deep-fried pickles? That may be because they’re the culinary territory of the South. And by the South, I mean the deep-fried South. Read more »


Deep-fried pickles in Tacoma, where?

Carole Whitmire just called to ask for help in finding a southern delicacy. The Puyallup resident is a fan of deep-fried pickles. She loves them so much, she recently told a friend visiting Memphis to sample the fried dill pickles at BB King’s Blues club. Her friend returned home with an affinity for the fried dills and now Whitmire wants to repay a favor by taking that friend to get fried pickles in Tacoma. Whitmire searched, but could find none on menus here. I can’t say that I’ve found any at Tacoma area restaurants, either. The closest I know

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