Okay so you've probably seen a bunch of those pictures going around Facebook of nine things and you have to pick your favorite three. My mind was put in a blender when I was left with deciding between pork steaks and Ted Drewes frozen custard on the St. Louis food picks. (T-Ravs and gooey butter cake were locks)
This latest one courtesy of Barstool Sports got me thinking a bit, which fast food restaurant sauces are going in your bag if you could only choose three for the rest....of...your life?
I think we can all agree Chick-Fil-A is a lock right off the top with no contest. I've had this debate with many people, but in regards to the spicy chicken sandwich tour, the Chick-Fil-A sauce helps their sandwich ranking immensely. It's also my go-to fry dipping sauce for the waffle fries over ketchup 10/10 times.
I'm indifferent towards the Polynesian sauce from Chick-Fil-A because the original is so heat so I'm not sure it deserves a spot on this list. I'll probably get exposed for saying that, but that's just my two cents.
In Popeyes defense, if I'm not going with the spicy chicken sandwich for some odd reason, the blackened ranch hits the nail on the head. The consistency isn't as thick, which could be either a good or bad thing depending on your preference, but it's a flavor explosion on top of the cajun fries. It also works nicely with the tenders as well
The honey mustard is pretty heat with McDonalds chicken nuggets, but I'm a McChicken or Big Mac guy through and through so the honey mustard can stay on the bench.
I skip the sauce at Taco Bell, the "meat" is enough to send my insides to a fiery hell and no one actually goes to Arby's (Lions Choice is the staple in STL) so they miss the boat as well.
Whataburger doesn't exist in the Midwest and honestly I kind of think it's overrated and I could care less about Wendy's sriracha, which leaves us with arguably one of the greatest sauces on the board, Cane's.
I prefer Zaxby's sauce over Canes, but it's essentially the exact same thing. It's perfect for the tenders and the fries, which seems to be the theme for my favorite sauces. It's an absolute game changer and if I can only get three for the rest of my life, you better be versatile.
If you could only pick three what are you taking?
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