Sunday, April 24, 2011

Review - The Hot Spud in Fullerton

Checked out The Hot Spud in Fullerton with my buddy Brian. My friend Lauren sent me the site and as soon as I checked it out., I knew I had to go there! You may not be familiar with the Turkish street food Kumpir, but its a baked potato mixed with butter, cheese, and your choice of toppings. There are over 20 toppings to choose from. They also serve hot dogs and offer the same topping treatment. There are salads and liege waffles as well.

As soon as we walked in we were greeted by the owner who asked us if it was our first time in and we said YES! He took us through the process and all of our options. The personal touch was fantastic and really told me that he cared about his food and of course his customers!

I decided to go with the potato. The potato is massive! They cut it down the middle and stuff it with butter and mozzarella cheese. It all gets mixed together like gooey mashed potatoes! I was already in love!  

Next you get to pick your main topping which can be chili, hot dog bites, chicken or bbq beans. I, of course went with the chili!

Next it was time to add the salad/dip. There are eight different options. I went with the salsa option!

Now it was time to add the vegetables! I added jalapenos, green onions, bacon bits, tomatoes, and sour cream!

The finished masterpiece!

The potato was just perfect and the flavors all went great together! The chili is perfect with just the right amount of kick. The salsa was fresh. Bacon makes everything even better. I can't wait to come back and try another potato!

I then went and got a waffle for dessert! Once again you can add a ton of toppings on your waffle as well! I added biscoff spread which is like a gingerbread type spread. I found out that you can't get this in any store in California but The Hot Spud does sell it if you ask but they sell quite a bit. I actually have to go back to get a jar! Just means I need to go back again! I also added pecans, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream! The waffle was hearty like a flapjack! The biscoff spread and the pecans went perfectly on top of the waffle!

So, great service and great food make The Hot Spud a great place to go! I'll be back with more friends and of course with my friend Lauren who suggested it!



  2. Oh my gosh! How in the world did you eat that. Please tell me you guys split it and you did not eat all of that.