Luchadores, Klansman and Food Fights (oh my)

May 18, 2020

Luchadores and Klansmen at the stores? A Food Fight? What is Steve talking about? Is he becoming a Luchadore Klansman in an Epic Food Fight? Find out!

Sorry for the quick show, but life has been kinda throwing curveballs at us and we've been a bit busy with looking for a place of our own and maintaining our sanity during this pandemic.

Show favorite and local musician, Dr. Westchesterson had lost both of his parents due to COVID-19 in the past few weeks. Our hearts go out to him and his family for they're loss. After his father passed, he wrote a song which we played.

Enter the Food Fight: Civil War! We line up foods from the North and the South and we're leaving the choices to the listeners to decide who will take dominance over the food? Will the south rise up against the northern tastebuds? Will The north reign supreme and free your tongues!

This will be a single elimination game with sixteen contenders fighting dominance in each bracket category.

Food Fight Categories

* The Sweet Stuff - sweet beverages, desserts, or dishes.* Stay Savory Y'all - Savory dishes to give you a good umami feeling.* You Salty Dog! - Salty dishes when sweet doesn't quite do it for you.

Vote for your favorites at our site!

The Contenders For The Sweet Spot

Moxie v. Dr. Pepper

Moxie was the first carbonated beverage made in America its distinctive flavor is popular throughout the New England area of the U.S. since 1876. The drink was made in Lowell, MA and is the official drink of Maine.

Dr. Pepper was created in Waco, TX in 1880 but not sold nationally until 1904. It's 23 flavors makes it a distinct beverage. And although the urban legend started in the 1930's, it does not contain prune juice according to the company.

Birch Beer vs. Sarsaparilla

Birch Beer is made from the oils from the black birch tree. A very popular drink in the Northeastern states. One of the well known companies that makes it is Polar Beverage Co. which is headquartered in Worcester, MA.

Sarsaparilla was originally made from a blend of birch oil and sassafras, the dried root bark of the sassafras tree. It's a very distinct flavored beverage primarily popular in the south.

Coffee Milk vs. Sweet Tea

Coffee milk is a drink made by mixing coffee syrup or coffee extract and milk together in a manner similar to chocolate milk. It is the official state drink in Rhode Island.

Sweet tea is a popular style of iced tea commonly consumed in the south. Sweet tea is regarded as an important regional staple item in the cuisine of the South. The availability of sweet tea in restaurants and other establishments is popularly used as an indicator to gauge whether an area can be considered part of the South.It's not unusual to find sweet tea with a sugar level as high as 22 brix which is twice as much as Coca-Cola.

Brown Bread vs. Gingerbread

New England or Boston brown bread is a type of dark, slightly sweet steamed bread (usually a quick bread) popular[citation needed] in New England. It is cooked by steam in a can, or cylindrical pan.

Boston brown bread's colour comes from a mixture of flours, usually a mix of several of the following: cornmeal, rye, whole wheat, graham flour, and from the addition of sweeteners like molasses and maple syrup. Leavening most often comes from baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) though a few recipes use yeast. Raisins are often added. The batter is poured into a can,