A few weeks ago, I wrote a feature on Jim Stacy, the six-six tattoo-covered Atlanta artist, musician, cook, clown and “Deep Fried Masters” TV personality, who is opening Pallookaville Fine Foods in Avondale Estates. The soda fountain and deli is a brick-and-mortar spin-off of Stacy’s carnival food truck.
I was intrigued by a recent appearance on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,” where Stacy used a drill fitted with a drywall mud mixer to stir up a bucket of funnel cake batter spiked with Jameson. Through the magic of TV, it became deep-fried bananas with bacon whipped cream and chocolate sauce.
Later, Leno and actor Jason Sudeikis delighted in deep-fried pickles, washed down with multiple swigs straight from the whiskey bottle. “Not bad,” Leno quipped, and clutched his chest to feign a heart attack.
You can see the whole story here: www.myajc.com.
Stacy just announced on Facebook that Pallookaville will be opening for a party on Halloween, with music by The Fourth Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra:
Let’s have a party! We are opening! Halloween Night 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Special Party Fountain and Restaurant Menu. Closed Fri., Sat. and Sun…. Chomp and Stomp Sat. Back open Mon. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. with a limited Opening Menu.
— By Bob Townsend, AJC Food and More blog.