The Wario’s Staff Opens Goood Mates This Week and Oh Man, It is Goood

Columbus mates, we’re in for an additional deal with! This week the group behind Wario’s Beef & Pork opens Goood Mates, a brand new eatery serving “Midwest Advantageous Grub” inside Jackie O’s on Fourth. The sandwich-focused joint opens this Friday, Aug. 25 at 4 p.m.

Very like Wario’s, Goood Mates (observe the intentional third O within the title) includes a targeted menu of six sandwiches, 4 sides, and a pair desserts. A few of the sandwich combos have been examined in varied varieties at Wario’s over time.

Main the Goood Mates group is Stephan Madias, creator of Wario’s, and Tyler Minnis, a chef who we’ve adopted from The Market Italian Village to Legislation Hen to the bygone Boxwood Biscuit Co. When these two are concerned, you realize you’ll get thoughtfully composed, messy, and extremely crave-able meals.

Right here’s a have a look at what we tried!

The Juicy Jackie: mushroom-blended beef, American cheese, griddled onion, crispy onion, goood sauce, Duke’s mayo, and dill pickle on a telera roll.

(Basically, I like the abundance of pickles on the menu!)

The After Faculty Snack: fried bologna, American cheese, shaved white onion, salt and vinegar chips, goood sauce, plus spicy bread and butter pickles on telera toast.

The Ol Devoted makes use of spicy hen, le delice de bourgogne (a barely funky smooth French cheese), stylish sauce, spicy bread and butter pickles, and sizzling honey on a telera roll.

The Warby’s Soften options house-made roast beef, Wario wiz, horsey sauce, Warby’s sauce, and crispy onions on a telera roll.

Not pictured listed here are the Filet-OOO-Fish and the BeefSteak tomato sandwiches.

The menu additionally options 4 sides, together with the Smashed Spuds much like Wario’s. These are the Trashy Spuds with Wario wiz, sizzling honey, stylish sauce, chili garlic crunch, pickles, and scallions.

The Smashed Cukes function cucumbers, inexperienced ranch, chili garlic crunch, and every part crunch. It packed a pleasant, zesty kick.

There’s additionally the Loaded Corn, described as “Midwest elote.”

The desserts embody the Fried Apple Pie, an fascinating concoction of granny smith applies, Ohio maple, purple miso, a little bit of the le delice de bourgogne cheese, and 5 spice. It’s like a traditional fried pie however with a barely savory edge to it.

Rounding out the desserts is the PB&J Moon Pie, a johnny cake with marshmallow fluff, peanut butter, jam, darkish chocolate, and espresso crunch.

All of the terrific Goood Mates meals is accompanied by a full bar from Jackie O’s, together with home beers, cocktails, frozen drinks, and non-alcoholic choices.

Goood Mates will function a walk-up window on the decrease patio, and you’ll order from the QR codes at any desk round Jackie O’s.

Goood Mates celebrates its grand opening at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25. Their common opening hours can be Wednesday-Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday at 11 a.m.

You possibly can learn extra about Jackie O’s on Fourth or in regards to the Bagel Road Deli cart that’s parked there.

Goood Mates at Jackie O’s
171 N. Fourth St.
Columbus, OH 43215

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