July 19, 2019

Kalkaska Pick-Kwik's Pulled Pork Tacos

Tastemaker
By Todd VanSickle | Feb. 16, 2019

In a town chock-full of fast food restaurants, tasty tacos can be hard to find. “People think Kalkaska doesn’t have tacos,” Glenn Hunter tells Northern Express. But come Taco Tuesday, the owner of the town’s Pick Kwik convenience store proves ’em all wrong. Their pulled pork tacos are the star of the week’s show, and for good reason. Their smoky but sweet pork melts in your mouth, leaving no desire for either hot sauce or sour cream. And, like all lunches the Pick Kwik serves, they’re quick, affordable, and divine. “A lot of people don’t know we do warm lunches,” Hunter said.  The menu varies, from tater tot casseroles to lasagna, but the tacos — chicken, beef and pork — are the most popular. “We have had people from Petoskey come for the tacos, because they heard they were so good,” said cook Brittney Goodyear, who makes everything from scratch. The Pick Kwik is open 6am to 9pm, Monday thru Friday; warm lunches available 10am to 1pm.

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