August 26, 2019

Grille 44's Tater Kegs

Tastemaker
By Todd VanSickle | March 16, 2019

The first item on the menu at Grille 44 is Tater Kegs. There’s no beer in this potato-packing appetizer, but its oversized tots won’t leave you wondering where the name originated from. The dish includes a half-dozen huge tater tots smothered in cheddar cheese, bacon, and fresh chives. The toppings give the school lunch staple a gourmet makeover. But don’t expect to pop one in your mouth at a time; it takes at least three bites to finish each one. And while beer might not be an ingredient, it sure makes a good pairing. “A lot people that sit at the bar get the Tater Kegs,” said server Abby Hornkohl. “We sell a lot of them.” Find the family friendly bar and restaurant, a popular destination for snowmobilers, at the corner of US-31 and 13 Mile Road: 12951 Pleasanton Hwy., in Bear Lake. www.grille-44.com

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