The Dish: Crispy trotter tots ($7)
Where to Get It: Cause, 1926 9th Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.588.5220
What It Is: Tater tots made with pig’s feet and potato, served with lemon aioli.
What It Tastes Like: Deep-fried and crunchy, these breaded tots are full of fatty, lush pork flavor, cut nicely by
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Mary was born and raised in New York City where her family owned restaurants. Instead of eating dirt on the playground, she ate duck blood, beef tripe and pork belly. She cut her teeth at The Mandarin Oriental and The Ritz-Carlton hotels, working with Barbra Streisand, Vanessa Williams, Michael Stipe, LeVar Burton, Jane Krakowski and others. Mary founded Girl Meets Food in 2009 as a cover for her debilitating addiction to fried chicken and was named Washington Post’s “Favorite Local Foodie.” After 13 years in hospitality, she started freelance writing for USA Today, The Washington Post, Eater, Washington City Paper, and more. Today, she provides digital marketing for hospitality clients as a content creator who’s contently creating content.