Rice Crispy squares ($12) – spicy tuna, crispy fried rice, wasabi soy.
Find them at Futo Buta ramen house in South End.
Springer Mountain Farms buttermilk fried chicken breast ($21) – Yukon gold mashed potatoes, sautéed spinach and shallot-black pepper gravy.
Find it at Carpe Diem in Elizabeth.
Corn dog shrimp ($8.95) – Eight large shrimp dipped in corn dog batter & deep fried served with waffle fries, Southern slaw and your choice of dipping sauce.
Find them at Pinky’s in FreeMoreWest.
Hushpuppies ($7) – fried cornmeal dough with sweet tea butter.
Find them at Haberdish in NoDa.
The fried lobster tail ($39) – whipped potatoes, market vegetables, local NC honey-soy reduction, mustard aioli.
Find it at Bonterra in Dilworth.
Puppydawgs ($3.99) – chopped frankfurters in bite-sized pieces, battered and fried to order.
Find them at JJ’s Red Hots in Dilworth.
Fried zucchini chips ($8) – served with cucumber yogurt and arbequina olive oil.
Find them at Nolen Kitchen in Myers Park.
1/4 chicken ($6.85) – fried chicken served with cole slaw, fresh fries, hushpuppies and a roll.
Find it at Price’s Chicken Coop in South End.
Onion rings ($10) – 10 large hand-breaded onion rings served with dipping sauce.
Find them at Beef N Bottle on South Boulevard.
Also consider the frog legs ($10) — 2 pairs, try them fried.
Wings – Korean style and double-fried, finger-licking greatness. Chose between soy garlic and spicy, or go half and half.
Find them at Seoul Food Meat Co. in South End.
Doughnut ($18) – diplomat cream, Heath bar crumble
Find it at Stoke in Uptown.
Totchos ($7.50) – tater tots topped with homemade beer cheese, Fire Sauce, roasted red peppers, corn, black beans, jalapenos and sour cream.
Find them at VBGB in the Music Factory.