Hello, Food Whore fans. When was the last time you ate something really INTERESTING? Or something that maybe even freaked you out a little bit? Food is one of my favorite ways to keep life interesting. That’s why I am so pumped about this great promotion by Dos Equis, which just launched their Most Interesting Academy. Dos Equis is making it easy for their fans to try new experiences and keep life interesting by partnering with some great food trucks all around the US, which will serve up some unique and exotic foods, to really shake up your usual lunch routine!
The best part – lunch is FREE!!! What do you have to lose, food whores?
The Dos Equis Mobile Academy will be at various Chicago locations from 11am to 2pm in the locations listed below:
- August 21: Dearborn and Monroe (11am-2pm)
- August 22: AON Center (11am-2pm)
- August 23: Wabash and Van Buren (11:30am-2:30 pm)
- August 24: 600 W. Chicago (11am-1pm)
- August 25: 1442 N. Milwaukee Ave (Silver Room) (12pm-3pm)
- August 26: Wrigleyville (12-2pm; Cubs game @1:20pm)
- August 27: OFF
- August 28: Wabash and Van Buren (11am-12pm)
- August 29: 57th and Ellis (11am-1pm); Jefferson and Madison (1:30-2:30 pm)
- August 30: Wrigleyville (12-2pm; Cubs game @1:20pm)
If you are Chinese or Asian, some of these foods might be old news to you. That doesn’t make them any less delicious! Chef Amy Le of the DucknRoll food truck did an amazing job of bringing these delicacies to the masses.
This traditional Chinese wedding appetizer has been served for a thousand years – served chilled with pickled cucumbers. Jellyfish has a nice chew to it, and I love the pickly goodness!
Braised Sea Cucumber with Oyster Sauce
Eastern Medicine has touted the healing powers of the Sea Cucumber for over 3,000 years. Our version of the wonder seafood comes braised in oyster sauce with winter bamboo shoot. Listen. Sea cucumbers are not pretty. They look scary when they are raw, they look scary when they are cooked. Just man up, mix your rice up with Amy’s tasty oyster sauce and take a bite. Sea cucumber on it’s own doesn’t have much flavor, so it takes a skilled chef to make it taste good. Sea cucumber more or less has the texture of a cooked mushroom. JUST EAT IT.
Miso Marinated Beef Tongue served in Steam Buns
The quintessential Japanese spice meets the quintessential Chinese street food! Amy has taken care of the scariest part for you – she had to cut up a giant tongue. Amy has brought great aggressive flavors to this dish and the meat is tender and delicious! Love the bright pineapple salad, great contrast!
Stay hungry, my friends…
Got a dream adventure you’d like to embark upon? Dos Equis wants to help you bring your dreams to life! To help fans experience their most ambitious adventures, the Stay Thirsty Grant is an invitation to bring their most interesting dreams to life with a reward of up to $25,000. Whether it’s starting your own food truck, or serving Jellyfish Salad to royalty, the Stay Thirsty Grant is an invitation for fans to bring their ambitions to life. To enter, visit http://www.mostinterestingacademy.com/staythirstygrant.