The owners of Vero Cafe in New York City say a loyal customer challenged them to create a Donald Trump themed dish – but then another customer offered to pay them to keep that dish off the menu.
With three of the major candidates hailing from New York, it seemed as though political tension among customers had never been so high, so the owners of Vero came up with a bipartisan compromise by creating five distinct dishes based on the tastes of each of the remaining candidates:
1) Donald Trump. Vero Cafe "will accommodate the real estate mogul from NY by serving its own Italian-style version of the American classic topped with caviar in honor of the candidate's fast paced lifestyle." ($27)
2) Hillary Clinton loves spicy foods. "In honor of her Midwest roots, the restaurant will offer a Chicago-style pizza topped with spicy Italian sausage, spicy bologna as well as a most spicy secret sauce recipe." ($16)
3.) Bernie Sander. The "'Bernwich' pays homage to rising political star Bernie Sanders Born in Brooklyn and a Senator from New England, the "Bernwich" is a delicious sandwich heaped with pastrami and topped with melted Vermont cheddar cheese." ($15)
4.) Ted Cruz. What better way to represent candidate Ted Cruz than with the popular Cubano sandwich boasting a delicious variety of meats, cheeses and vegetables pressed and heated together. ($15)
5.) John Kasich. "John Kasich is a meat and potatoes kind of Midwesterner. For Ohio's governor, Vero will serve steak frites -- a small rib eye steak grilled to perfection with French fries." ($23)
There is one other purpose for these five exotic dishes.
The Vero Cafe owners say they hope to predict the election based on which meal sells best.
The Very Cafe is located on the Upper East Side and can be visited at 483 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10021
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