71. Hummus at Mick's Karma Bar

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If you only know about the burgers at Mick's, you're not alone. It is rare to find someone who even knows they serve hummus (even though the ingredient is found in both the Mediterranean burger and Meagan's Greek wrap). We figure their house special is easily ordered by the majority of diners. And you can't miss something you don't know about.


Their hummus is a blend of chick peas, lemon juice, garlic, tahini, olive oil and a little bit of salt. Inquire further, and you'll learn what gives it such a distinct, addictive flavor: cilantro and Thai chiles. That kick of heat keeps us on our toes. It begs for cut-up vegetables and triangles of pita.

However, this is the Karma Bar. They don't do crudite and platters. We noshed on a combination of cookies from next door, beer from their noodle bar concept and some steak fries dipped in this heavenly mixture. As of now, guests cannot order it as a side item. Maybe it's time to rethink that.

The List:

72. Savory Goat Cheese Bread Pudding at Eat Chow
73. Sicilian Style Pepperoni Pizza at Perry's Pizza N Italian Restaurant
74. Kabocha Honey Nuts at Kabuki
75. Smashed Potatoes at Standing O
76. Dim Sum at Seafood Cove #2
77. Loco Moco at Bread Crumb Ohana Cafe
78. Bratwurst at Barley Forge
79. Beef Noodle Soup at (Wafting Fragrance) Noodle House
80. Taco de Nopal at Urban Cactus
81. Fried Chicken at Crazy Chi-Mac
82. Mole Tots at Amor y Tacos
83. Khao Soi at S.T. Noodle Bar
84. Chili Cone Queso at Cozy Cone Motel
85. Crispy Smelt at Big Catch Seafood
86. Teriyaki Chicken Plate at California Plate
87. Combo Plate at MasalaCraft
88. Cornbread Waffle N Chicken at Mrs. Bea's
89. Everything at Crispy Town
90. Kurobuta Pork Belly Bánh Mì at Mendocino Farms
91. Tostilocos at Tortas y Biónicos “Nice”
92. Milanesa at Delicias Peruanas
93. Super Nachos at Kelly's Korner Tavern
94. Tortas at Sliced and Diced Eatery
95. Seasonal Dumplings at Coconut Rabbit
96. Burrito de Birria de Res from Burritos La Palma
97. Bò Kho at Song Long Restaurant
98. Pancake Sandwich at Willowick Golf Course
99. Tahdig at Tanor Fresh Mediterranean Grill
100. Quatro Formaggi Panini at Old Vine Cafe

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