Alamo Drafthouse Cinema- Yonkers

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Location: 2548 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10710

Forget everything you thought you knew about movie theaters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema brings the movie watching experience to a new level, intact with deep fried deliciousness in the form of frickles.

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These dead pickles have been reincarnated to golden sticks of frickle joy.

The movie theater has benches across from each seat, so you can enjoy a meal from a full dinner menu, served by a wait staff during and throughout the movie. There’s also a full bar that you can enjoy before the movie, or order from during the feature presentation. It’s so awesome, we had to create a new word to describe this next-level amazingness. It was fricktastic.  

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The fricktastic bar/ticket area

We saw Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, which was also completely fricktastic. We’ll be back on September 25 for the Clueless Quote-Along, and maybe a fried pickle or 2. All in all, this was one of our top frickling outings! So much fun, great movie, great appetizers, and great company.

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Becca with celebrity guest frickler, TamTam McBirthdayGirl.

Texture:

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

Once again, Lyss got her favorite kind of frickle served up! SUPER crunchy (so crunchy I was self-conscious about making noise during the  movie), and perfect consistency so the pickle stayed put in the batter without falling out after each bite. Score.

Serving Size:

Whole Pickle = 4

Whole Pickle = 4

6 spears per serving.

Condiment Selection:

Pickle Spear = 3

Pickle Spear = 3

There was only one condiment, but it was a thick and creamy buttermilk ranch that was delicious.  

 

Wait Time:

Pickle Chip = 2

Pickle Chip = 2

It took about 15 minutes to come out. Now before you think I’m being too harsh, I ordered before the movie even started, and there were only about 10 people in the theater. Room for improvement.

Service:

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Pickle Stem = 1 (lowest)

FRICKLE FAIL. The waiter committed the worst crime in the history of the Frickle Chicks. He grabbed the plate away and scampered off before we were finished, and we couldn’t stop him. There was an entire frickle left on the plate. That frickle died in vain. 

Price:

Pickle Chip = 2

Pickle Chip = 2

$7.50 for the order. That’s a lot.

Overall:  

Pickle Spear = 3

Pickle Spear = 3

Although the fried pickles themselves were mighty tasty, they took a while, were snatched before we were done, and also kind of expensive. But don’t get it twisted, we’ll definitely be back.

 

 

 

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Savannah’s Southern House

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Location: 3901 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Savannah’s Southern House just opened up in Yorktown recently. It’s a good looking space with a nice sized bar and two floors for dining. The only menu item I sampled was the fried pickles, and they were very good.

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A vision to behold.

Although I went for the frickles, I was also looking forward to a having a beer, since the website advertises 10 beers on tap! I was bummed out when I got there to see 3 of the drafts were empty, and I wasn’t feeling the (mostly hoppy) other options. But I still got my frickles, super fast and super yummy, so I was a happy Frickle Chick!

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WARNING: Do not try the black cherry hard cider unless you are a huge fan of cherry coke.

Texture:

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

This is Lyss’s favorite kind of fried pickle! Thick spears with the ideal crunchiness factor. It held together perfectly, and the pickle stayed put in the batter without falling out after each bite. Not an easy feat to accomplish. Two thumbs up.

Serving Size:

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

8 big spears per serving.

Condiment Selection:

Pickle Chip = 2

Pickle Chip = 2

The only condiment was a mustardy house remoulade, which didn’t go great with the frickles. Luckily there was a house BBQ sauce and hot sauce on the bar. 

 

Wait Time:

Whole Pickle = 4

Whole Pickle = 4

Our order came out in about 10 minutes.

Service:

Whole Pickle = 4

Whole Pickle = 4

The bartender was very sweet, and let me taste a few of the beers on draft. 

Price:

Pickle Spear = 3

Pickle Spear = 3

$6.95 for the order, pretty standard. 

Overall:  

Whole Pickle = 4

Whole Pickle = 4

Would definitely go back for a nice filling plate of frickles, suitable for sharing.

 

 

 

Celebrity frickle guest, Drew, daintily frickling away.

Celebrity frickle guest, Drew, daintily frickling away.

Drew's incredibly arsty frickle shot. #Amazing.

Drew’s incredibly arsty frickle shot. #Amazing.

WayDownTown- Provincetown, MA

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Location: 265 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657

The Frickle Chicks are back from vacation: tanned, relaxed, and raring to go with tons of frickle reviews. We’re most excited to start with one from our yearly vacation spot, Cape Cod. Each year we make sure to take a visit to Provincetown, and this time we tried a restaurant that’s new to us, called WayDownTown. We were going through fried pickle withdrawal from lack of frickles in Massachusetts, but thank god we finally found a place that could give us our fix. 

Frickle destination finally located in Cape Cod.

Frickle destination finally located in Cape Cod.

Mama Bear Frickle accompanied us, and was delighted to become the celebrity guest spot for this post. Here she is posing with Bexy Doodles.

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The view was incredible, and definitely enhanced our experience.

The view was incredible, and definitely enhanced our experience.

Let’s get down to business. Enough frickling around. 

We may be slightly biased since we were in such dire straights for our favorite food, but although these were pre-frozen and then deep fried, they were still freaking awesome. Lyss loves a good beer batter, and these hit the spot. There was also a pretty sweet craft beer selection which complimented the frickles just beautifully. (New favorite, Cape Cod Beach Blonde.)

Frickle Chicks Motto: Never leave a pickle on the plate.

Frickle Chicks Motto: Never leave a pickle on the plate.

Texture:

Whole Pickle = 4

Whole Pickle = 4

Pre-frozen and then deep fried, but still delish.

Serving Size:

Pickle Spear = 3

Pickle Spear = 3

5 spears per serving.

Condiment Selection:

Pickle Chip = 2

Pickle Chip = 2

They only served one condiment, and it was plain old ranch dressing. The only condiment on the table was ketchup.

 

Wait Time:

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

Our order came out in about 5 minutes

Service:

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

Huge Ass Dill = 5 (highest)

The waiter was really nice and friendly, and our dinner came out quickly with no mistakes.

Price:

Whole Pickle = 4

Whole Pickle = 4

$6.00 for the order

Overall:  

Whole Pickle = 4

Whole Pickle = 4

 

 

 

See you at Waydowntown next summer!

See you at WayDownTown next summer!