100 Favorite Dishes: No. 100, First Course's blue cheese fried olives
As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2014, coming April 16, the Hot Dish is serving up 100 of our favorite local dishes.
We're used to seeing stuffed olives, all booze-soaked in the bottom of a martini glass, but the team at First Course convinced us they could be so much more than a cocktail garnish. Pungent blue cheese takes the place of the olive pit and then each olive is rolled in a cornmeal-flour combo and given a flash fry.
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