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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 ongoing column looking at unusual foods along the North Shore, we focus on a creamy culinary remix at Red Rooster in Glenview.
Red Rooster has been serving groceries and deli food in Glenview for six years. The family-owned business, owned and run by Mike and Melissa Hogan, has offered Philly Cheesesteak soup since the beginning. When I saw the item on the menu I thought it was an unusual find, but it might actually be a local favorite. Mike said customers admit the soup seems weird, but Melissa noted that it is constantly gaining popularity. "They can't believe how good it is," Melissa said. The cream-based soup's ingredients are standard enough — beef, carrot, peas, potato. Plus Cheddar and American cheese. The deli calls it an entrée soup. "This is the meal," Melissa said. She called it "comfort food-ish." Mike couldn't even think of something to pair it …