Sure, eating healthy is great, but sometimes you just need to get your chops around a messy meaty meal to really hit the spot. There's nothing quite like tucking into a meal dripping with sauce and stickiness to fill that hole in your stomach. Whether it is a burger the size of your head, ribs as sticky as glue, or wings just dripping in gravy, Americans know how to make a proper messy meal. So, let's get our hands dirty as we explore some of the best messy American foods in the city.
1. Juicy Lucy Burger, Classic Burger Joint
The almighty burger is a staple of American food culture and boy, do they know how to do it right. The Juicy Lucy burger from the Classic Burger Joint is not just a cheeseburger, it is cheese in the burger, as the patty itself is filled with warm creamy cheese. Cheese oozes out with every bite, and the burger also comes with homemade pickles, garlic mayo sauce, tomato, freshly cut skin-on fries and a side of coleslaw. This is as messy as a burger can get and it is utterly delicious.
2. Black Angus Beef Rib - Bayou BBQ
When it comes to messy foods, ribs are some of the messiest around. The Black Angus Beef Rib served over at Bayou BBQ is a prime example of a juicy and dripping rack of ribs. This prime Angus beef rib is smoked to perfection and comes served with a generous serving of smoked barbecue sauce to smother over the ribs. Just make sure you have a napkin or two handy, it's about to get real messy!
3. Traditional and Boneless Combo - Buffalo Wild Wings
There are so many ways to enjoy some good old wings, so for those days where you don't feeling choosing, try out the Traditional and Boneless Combo from Buffalo Wild Wings. Here you get the best of both worlds with and without the bones to chew around. Get messy with your own choice of sauces and seasonings as well as a side of coleslaw and a portion of natural cut French fries, we can promise you won't be left hungry after this one!
4. Checkpoint 88 - State 88
The sandwiches made over at State 88 are always super delicious and the Checkpoint 88 is no exception. This sandwich is stuffed to the brim with beautifully smoked brisket meat and slathered with mozzarella cheese, crispy onions and jalapeno pickles to turn up the heat a little bit. This is one of the most popular dishes on their entire menu, so be sure to snap it up to see for yourself what all of the hype is about!
Sometimes a really messy and meaty meal is all you need, so make sure to grab some napkins and get down to business as you chow down on these messy American delights.
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