Previously on Adam Riff™ (Aug 2014):
Bron Bron Burger (SuperChef's Breakfast)
topped with a hot crab spread and pulled pork, served with a sweet and sour glaze on a brioche bun
Togarashi Cheesecake (Milkwood)
peanut sea salt, miso caramel, blackened pineapple
superchefs / milkwood / ehrler's / biscuit belly / please and thank you / porch / harvest / louisville cream / biscuit belly / couvillion / please and thank you / shirley mae's / the comfy cow
Bron Bron Burger (SuperChefs)
topped with hot crab spread and pulled pork with a sweet and sour glaze, served with ★ fries
^ I could only stomach about a quarter of it. The fries were good, though.
Seafood Biscuits and Gravy (SuperChefs)
cheddar biscuits sautéed in garlic butter; shrimp, smoked salmon, crawfish meat in a seafood gravy
^ If croutons were an entrée. I couldn't discern much seafood. Very salty.
Togarashi Cheesecake (Milkwood)
peanut sea salt, miso caramel, charred pineapple
Adobo-Poached Fried Chicken (Milkwood)
hot sauce, buttermilk dill dressing, ponzu
scallop ceviche, gochujang vinaigrette, tarragon mayo, scallion
Tasty, if unmemorable, meal at (Milkwood).
★ The G.O.A.T. (Biscuit Belly)
fried chicken, sweet pepper jelly, goat cheese
^ Eats light for a fried chicken biscuit.
Loaded Breakfast Tots (Biscuit Belly)
sausage, bacon, and cheddar-stuffed tater tots with maple aioli
The Love Shack (Biscuit Belly)
brie, smoked honey, berry jam, candied pecans
^ Vegetarian biscuit.
Brown Sugar Brie Ice Cream (Louisville Cream)
—I couldn't discern Brie.
Pistachio Honeycomb Ice Cream (Louisville Cream)
—I wanted more honeycomb.
★ Mackinac Island Fudge Ice Cream (The Comfy Cow)
—I couldn't pinpoint what this tasted like. A Nanaimo bar? Regardless, it was yummy.
Black Bottom Banana Pudding Ice Cream (Louisville Cream)
caramelized banana custard with swirls of marshmallow and an oreo cookie pie crust
—The accoutrements didn't add anything.
I read that (Please and Thank You)'s Chocolate Chip Cookie was amazing, but it was its richer ★ Derby [Pie] Bar that won my heart.
★ Mile Wide Beer Cheese (Harvest)
mcpoyle milk stout, kenny's white cheddar, pretzel hoagies
Crispy Paella Rice (Harvest)
ramp romesco, olives, local parmesan, citrus
^ Crispy rice with a bunch of olives? What?
Smoked Mushroom Spaghetti (Harvest)
frondosa mushroom, smoked bleu cheese, bacon lardons, crème fraîche
^ Smoked mushrooms with smoked bleu cheese worked better. I dug the lardons.
Smoked Hoecake (Couvillion)
★ Jambalaya with Fried Shrimp (Couvillion)
andouille and chicken-studded creole tomato rice topped with cornmeal-fried shrimp
Duck Creole (Couvillion)
shredded duck leg, ground tomatoes, trinity, garlic, ricotta dumplings
^ Southern Italian.
Guacamole Especial (Porch)
spicy seeds, nuts, freeze-dried fruit
—Not enough freeze-dried fruit sprinkled on it to be noteworthy.
★ Cheesy Monkey Bread (Porch)
★ Hot Water Cornbread (Shirley Mae's)
Southern Eggrolls (SuperChefs)
mac and cheese, house-made greens, fried chicken, sweet potato sauce
Pimento Cheese Curds (Whiskey Dry)
chili romesco sauce
Ghirardelli Chocolate Bread Pudding (Brendon's Catch 23)
made with sweet king's hawaiian bread, served warm with crème anglaise and strawberries