Brown's Waffle Week 2012

browns waffle week 2012 obamaWaffle week is back at Brown's in Troy. Monday through Friday this week they'll be featuring a different waffle special in honor of the waffle iron being patented in Troy on August 24, 1869. The waffles are available at lunch and dinner.

This year's lineup is post jump. And, as in past years, it includes some interesting combinations -- while poking fun at both sides of the partisan divide. The week starts off with "The Obamafare."

All descriptions via Brown's.

Monday, August 20: The Obamafare $13.99
To salute our incumbent leader, Barack Obama, we start with Hawaiian Waffles with Seared Macadamia Crusted Mahi-Mahi. Finished with Toasted Coconut Butter and Grilled Pineapple Cherry Glaze.
Pairs with American Wheat.

Tuesday, August 21: The Au Bon Bain $16.99
To honor Presidential challenger Mitt Romney, we offer a uniquely New England dish - Roasted Corn Waffle with Lobster Sausage Potato Hash, Cranberry Butter and Bacon Molasses Syrup.
Pairs with Oatmeal Stout.

Wednesday, August 22: The Dubya $13.99
And in tribute to waffling Presidents past, we tip our fork to George W. Bush with a Texas twanged selection. A Sweet Potato Waffle with Smoked Brisket, Texas Onion Butter, Black Bean Corn Salsa, Barbecue Demi-Glace and Jalapeno Jelly. Pairs with Pale Ale.

Thursday, August 23: The Slick Willy $13.99
And a nod to Arkansan waffling President Bill Clinton. A Peach Cobbler Waffle with Pecan Pie Butter, Chicken Fried Steak, Black Eyed Peas. Served with Ham and Sausage Gravy. Pairs with Tomhannock Pilsner.

Friday, August 24: The Benedict Arnold $12.99
And finally, as is tradition here at Brown's, we conclude Waffle Week with the father of waffling in our great nation - Benedict Arnold. A glorious Bacon Waffle with Honey Ham, Poached Eggs, Maple Butter, Syrup and Lemony Hollandaise with Cheddar Hash Browns. Pairs with Cherry Raspberry Ale.

Yep, Brown's was a sponsor of the Troy > Albany Tour.


Those sound really tasty, and creative!

The Romney one looks a little to rich for me

Waffle Week sounds good in writing but...

The Mitt Romney waffle was an epic fail at 16.99. Hardly any lobster or sausage (they used bacon shavings), lots of regular potato hash, only a little dollop of cranberry butter, the syrup was maple not bacon molasses and the waffle itself was a regular waffle not corn.

Can't say it tasted bad but it was not what I was expecting, especially for the price.

On the bright side, the evening was perfect for sitting on the deck and the Oatmeal Stouts (beef of the day) were great as always.

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