Friday, March 2, 2012
The results are in!
Is it fried food that Buffalo Grove loves, or there simply a passion for Prairie House Tavern? Either way, Patch readers came out in droves again this week to vote for the home of Buffalo Grove’s best fish fry. Just one week after securing the Chowdown Showdown Championship for French fries, Prairie House again came out on top. Congratulations, Prairie House, with 66 percent of the vote and loads of positive comments from community members, you are Buffalo Grove Patch’s Chowdown Showdown Fish Fry Champion! As vote totals and comments from fans indicated, there’s a lot of passion for battered fish at both Prairie House and The Arboretum Club’s Wild Goose Café. Thank you to all who voted and shared your comments with us this week! We …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Cast your vote by 5 p.m. Thursday.
We received a flood of enthusiastic responses this week when we asked where hungry Buffalo Grove residents go for a good fish fry. Buffalo Grove Patch received a record 59 nominations from community members who made it clear that there are two places to find a great fish fry in town: The Arboretum Club’s Wild Goose Café and Prairie House Tavern. Which one is the best? That’s what will be determined this week, when the two restaurants face off in the Chowdown Showdown Fish Fry poll. The poll will be open until 5 p.m. Thursday. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once …
Friday, February 24, 2012
One nominee won by a landslide in this week's poll.
Buffalo Grove has a clear preference when it comes to French fries. In this week’s Chowdown Showdown, which drew 1,330 votes, Prairie House collected a full 57 percent. Congratulations, Prairie House, you are Buffalo Grove Patch’s Chowdown Showdown French Fry Champion! See how the other contenders — Burger King, Dengeos, McDonald’s, Wiener Take All and Winberie’s — fared in this week’s poll. What is it that makes Prairie House's French fries so great? Share your thoughts by leaving a review on Patch. Check back Monday for the next installment of Chowdown Showdown. Do you have a suggestion for a future Showdown? Tell us in the comment box below, and your idea could be featured in an upcoming competition.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Cast your vote now!
We asked this week for you to tell us where you go for great French fries in Buffalo Grove, and boy did you respond! There are clearly some strong feelings in this village when it comes to a side of fries. Our French fry poll includes all six nominations we received. Now, it’s time to whittle them down to the one that will be declared the Chowdown Showdown French Fry Champion. When you want a great order of fries, where do you go? Cast your vote below for Burger King, Dengeos, McDonalds, Prairie House, Wiener Take All or Winberie's. Do you want to elaborate on your choice? Leave a review on Patch for your favorite restaurant by clicking one of the links in this article. The poll will be open until 5 p.m. Thursday. Be sure to check back …