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A Look Back At A Weekend That Lives In Quad-Cities Infamy: PickleWars 2021

June 18th, 2021
A Look Back At A Weekend That Lives In Quad-Cities Infamy: PickleWars 2021

“What’s all this pickle stuff?” Someone had the gall to ask me this yesterday. “All this pickle wrap stuff… what is it? Why is everyone posting about it? I don’t know what they’re talking about.” That’s a tragedy, folks. A real tragedy. An absolute shame that someone should be so ignorant and ill-informed on something so vital and important to our local well-being and civil moral and social fabric. But being a responsible journalist, I felt I needed to educate this person. And so, too, any of you who might be wondering what exactly has been... Read More

PICKLE WRAP WARS 2: RETURN OF THE MEMES! More Memes Explode In The Briny Battle

June 15th, 2021
PICKLE WRAP WARS 2: RETURN OF THE MEMES! More Memes Explode In The Briny Battle

As we previously reported FIRST on QuadCities.com, and then we saw duplicated by WQAD-TV8 (I mean, really, TV8? You’re gonna steal our ideas??? We can’t even!), the Quad-Cities has been buried in the brine of a sour battle royale over the past five days or so — yeah, that’s right, we’re talking about PICKLE WRAP WARS. So here’s the dill… to recap in my own original words (imagine me reading this in Morgan Freeman’s voice, cool as a cucumber): For those unaware, the owner of Cafe Fresh made a lengthy post the other day claiming that her Cafe was in... Read More

PUCKER UP! Get Your Quad-Cities Pickle Memes Brine And Early Here On QuadCities.com!

June 12th, 2021
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,... Read More