Mockingjay

Before the snow began this morning, I headed to Sidetrack for an early lunch. Exactly one minute after Sidetrack opened, we pulled into our parking spot. Clearly we are eager for that BBQ Slaw.

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It had been a long time since I last enjoyed Sidetrack’s Beer Battled Pickles, so today seemed like a good day for them.

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The huz ordered his standard, a complimentary BBQ Slaw Burger. He changed it up a bit this time, and tried it on a brioche bun. Thanks to Frita Batidos’, we are familiar with brioche buns, which are what their fritas are served upon.

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I’ve never ordered these before, but have considered it many times – the Gourmet Handcrafted Mini Driver Burgers, with blue cheese, bacon, and caramelized onion. Oh yeah, these were great. Tons of boldly flavored blue cheese, with thick-cut bacon slices, and sweet hunks of caramelized onion.

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Obviously I got some sweet potato fries with my mini burgers – and I was given two horsey dipping sauces which was a WIN! I could only eat two of my mini burgers and less than half of the fries, and brought the rest home for dinner.

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After lunched we popped into Café Ollie for a coffee drank.

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One of these days I would like to try their food. They have a nice selection of sandwiches, 1/3 of which feature meat, 1/3 are vegetarian, and 1/3 are vegan. That’s neat.

Café Ollie also features a selection of 15 Michigan craft beers available for purchase here, and also next door at the new MI General Store.

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I ordered a large sugar-free caramel skim latte and brought it home with me.

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But eh!! It was WAYYY too wickedly sweet for me. I ended up dousing this with about two parts coffee to one part latte, at home, before I could even begin to tame the sweetness.

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Then the snow arrived.

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Yuck! Make it stop!

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Seems like a good afternoon to cuddle up with the Hunger Games and my latte. I am charging through the trilogy – I’m about halfway through the third book, Mockingjay. Obsessed.

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Note Currently listening to: Called Out In The Dark – Snow Patrol.

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