This thing you should try: Old Bay puffed pork rinds at Cafe Saint-Ex

April 9, 2013

Delicious things that are bad for you are all the rage right now -- see also: fried chicken and doughnuts -- so it's hard to say no to the star of Cafe Saint-Ex's new bar menu. The Old Bay puffed pork rinds are everything you'd want: crispy, a touch oily and covered with a few shakes of Old Bay for that familiar celery-salt-and-red-pepper flavor in every crackling bite. At $4 for a cone full of deep-fried goodness, there's no way, and no reason, to turn them down.

Pork Rinds
Go ahead -- pretend you don't want to eat these Old Bay-dusted pork rinds. (Photo by Fritz Hahn/The Washington Post)

 

Fritz Hahn has written about bars, drinks and nightlife for the Washington Post Weekend Section since 2003, but he also writes about everything from Civil War battlefields to sailing classes. A product of Prince George's County public schools, Fritz majored in journalism at the University of Maryland and lives in the District.
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