Battle of the Dishes

Fried Catfish Fight: Lo-Lo's Chicken and Waffles vs. Jamburritos Cajun Grille Express

As an Arkansas native, there are many things I miss from the South. One of them is the ability to float around on the White River that ran through town while my best friend's dad caught what would be fried for dinner -- catfish.

Now that I live in a desert and I don't fish much, I set out to find that flaky and perfectly battered catfish to satisfy my cravings.

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Hayden Harrison