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Why order a hot dog when you can have a fowler? From movie-inspired sandwiches to Chili Bombs at an Evanston hot dog shop. North Shore Foodie Finds has trekked to some interesting eateries in search of the strange and delicious. We want to know, what are some of your favorite food or drinks you tried in 2012? Tell us in the comment section below. To get your brains churning and possibly your bellies rumbling, here’s a look at what North Shore Foodie Finds devoured in 2012:
In Patch's weekly column looking at unusual foods around the North Shore, we take a bite out of a giant omelet at Northbrook's breakfast restaurant, Georgie V's, named after a regular patron.
Eileen's omelet at Georgie V's was named after a regular customer who first requested it about 10 ago. Made with 10 egg whites, it's big enough for three people. According to the restaurant's owner, the svelte woman from Highland Park calls ahead to order the omelet five or six times a week, arrives at the restaurant, sits down at the same table and consumes the entire thing. She has even been known to order two. Despite it's size, the dish is rather light and fluffy. Filled with your choice of three vegetables, it also comes with your choice of hash browns, sliced tomatoes or fruit. Customers also get to choose a side of pancakes or bread (white, wheat, rye, English muffin, bagel or whole wheat pita) — standard options for omelet orders …