Chicken parmesan, squid, polenta, duck, milk dumplings, vegetables, reubens… you name it, we know and love a fried version of it. The dishes below leave us and our fried food cravings satisfied and surprised. Take a look at some of Madison's unique fried foods and next time you're hit with that undeniable, guilty-pleasure hankering, try something new and branch out from your usual go-to fried foods!
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Included in the daily Amber lunch buffet! Fresh-cut vegetables, dipped in chickpea batter and fried to golden perfection. Also available as a la carte appetizer (four pakora per order, served with chutney) for $4.50.
Carrot and celery slaw, hot sauce, roasted garlic aioli, squishy bun, choice of side.
Included in the daily Amber lunch buffet! Golden fried milk dumplings, flavored with cardamom and soaked in sugar syrup. Also available as a la carte dessert for $3.50 (photo does not show a la carte entree).
Fresh-battered cheese curds, sourced from Silver Lewis Cheese Factory in Monticello, WI. Served with spicy buffalo sauce and smoked blue cheese.
Mozzarella-stuffed Parmesan-breaded chicken, tomato sauce, balsamic reduction
A crisp wonton wrapper filled with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing.
Fried dough pastry coated with cinnamon sugar, served with milk chocolate sauce and ice cream.
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