This past Thursday I attended a #MKEFoodies event at Branded, the bar inside of the Iron Horse Hotel. We were treated to complimentary Old Fashioneds with the most wonderful Whiskey soaked cherry I have ever tasted. (Cherries courtesy Cherryland’s Best) and numerous appetizers on the Happy Hour menu.
They brought out several plates that appeared to be different sliders. Without too much thought, I picked up one of the sliders and took a bite. It was a dark meat, so I just assumed it was some sort of beef. But, WOW, it was delicious. It was rich with alot of flavor. As I was enjoying that appetizer, I was told that the other slider was Tuna. So, I was a bit more interested in that. Since, much like Salmon, my experience with tuna has only really been out of a can or air tight package. I took a bite of the Tuna, and immediately inspected it to ensure it wasn’t too raw for my liking. Surprisingly it wasn’t. It was tender and not too fishy tasting for me. I was a fan!! But, as I was enjoying my tuna slider, I overheard someone say that they were eating Duck.
WAIT…..did I just eat Duck without even knowing it….AND really like it? I verified with the next server that came out, and sure enough, the first slider I ate was Duck.
I will be adding Duck to my list of foods that I like, and will definitely be trying again. If I would have known what it was I may have experienced some anxiety before eating it, or given the option on a menu may not have ordered it. It didn’t walk like a duck, or quack like a duck…..But, it was, in fact….Duck!