We stopped by Wild Willy’s Burgers in Worcester this afternoon to find a sign on the door which read: "FISH!" Hunh? Beef, yes, but fish? We inquired and found that they now offer a hand battered, fried haddock sandwich. We ordered some of their absolutely amazing Steak Chili (see my previous post) and decided to split one of the new fish sandwiches. The chili was perfect on this cold, blustery day. And the fish sandwich rocked! The bun was grilled, the lettuce crisp, the tomato juicy and the tartar sauce quite tasty. But the star was the haddock. It was perfectly done - crispy and golden on the outside, flaky and moist on the inside. If you are familiar with Kelly’s fish sandwiches, Wild Willy’s is slightly smaller, but both the fish and the batter are far superior! I know that’s heresy around these parts, but I stand by my statement.
Mind you, if you’re in Worcester and it’s a Friday, “Foley & Son Fish and Chips” over on Plantation Street is definitely the go-to place for authentic fish and chips, wrapped in paper. Their scallops and onion rings are excellent, but the deep fried cod will knock your socks off every time. Any other day of the week (except Sundays) if you’re craving a yummy fish sandwich, Wild Willy’s on West Boylston Street should be at the top of your list.
Who’d have thunk it? ;o)