Comedian Jeff Dunham hit up Austin for the latest episode of his Food Network Show, Incredible Edible America, featuring what he deems as “America’s most unbelievable eats” (read: unusual and unconventional) from an actually solid restaurant lineup: Swift’s Attic, Cow Tipping Creamery, and Odd Duck. Accompanying him throughout the show is his wife, writer Audrey Dunham, and a coterie of off-putting puppets.
First, there’s the Big Ass Burger special from Swift’s Attic, The King, a tribute to Elvis Presley. Executive chef Andy Philips walked the duo through the burger’s build, from stuffing patties with Reese's peanut butter cups, and and sandwiched with banana bread buns. It was on the restaurant’s menu last summer.
Then there was Cow Tipping Creamery’s doughnut ice cream cone stackers with owner Corey Sorensen. They opted for the Southern Charm, with rum caramel sauce, honey-dusted pecans, and Southern cracker candy filled within cone-shaped biscuit.
Finally is Odd Duck’s chicken fried fish head. Chef Mark Buley uses poached red drum fish heads, which are layered with a mix of breading which includes sweet and hot paprika, pepitas, and other seasonings, and then fried. The Dunhams were surprised by how much they liked the dish. Jeff ate an eyeball, which he said was “fine.”
While the episode premiered already, the next airing is on Tuesday, June 6 at midnight and Saturday, June 10 at 5:30 p.m. on the Food Network.