PUCKER UP! Get Your Quad-Cities Pickle Memes Brine And Early Here On QuadCities.com!
I think by now we’ve all heard about the carnage, the brutality, and the humanity of the Great Quad-Cities Pickle Wars of June 2021.
For those unaware, the owner of Cafe Fresh made a lengthy post the other day claiming that her Cafe was in fact the originator of the dish which has been floating around the midwest for almost 100 years, and lambasted Meatball’s sandwich shop for having the audacity to add pickle wraps to their menu.
The Quad-Cities erupted in brine and bile, putting the Cafe Fresh owner in quite the pickle as she was called out by hundreds of people for not, in fact, inventing a dish which existed before she was born. Sorry, time travelers, it just ain’t gonna fly.
However, in the midst of all this cacophony, there have been several plates full of funny memes created to lampoon and harpoon the controversy. Here are some of the best we’ve found, including some of our own creation: