heese Lovers rejoice! OOZEFEST is back for the third year in a row, and its menu of gooey goodness is better than ever. 100eats and FOODBEAST are proud to present the third-annual OOZEFEST. It takes place at the Main Place Mall in Santa Ana on October 14, 2017. All-You-Can-Eat-&-Drink Tickets are $75 and can be purchased here. In the meantime, Here’s a list of cheesy treats that we can’t wait to get our hands on:
1. Bosscat Kitchen & Libations: Cheese Pig
Sometimes it’s ok to be a hog. The Cheese Pig is a biscuit stuffed with four different cheeses then topped with bbq pork jam and four-cheese caramel.
2. All Flavor No Grease: The Flavor Bomb
It’s called “a golden ball of satisfaction” for a reason! The Flavor Bomb is your choice of steak or chicken doused with a three-cheese blend, wrapped in a flour tortilla and deep fried to perfection.
3. Bruxie: Kickin’ Chicken Waffle Cone
It’s exactly what it sounds like: tender pieces of Bruxie’s fried chicken dropped into a soft and buttery waffle cone, then smothered with a buffalo cheese sauce.
4. Butterleaf: Crispy Avocado Nachos with Cashew Cheese
100% vegan and 100,000% delicious. These panko-crusted, crispy slices of fresh avocado are deep fried and splashed with a dose of cashew cheese.
5. Cafe Calacas: Churro de Papa y Requeson
Son muy deliciosos! The potato churro and the Mexican ricotta turn this typically sweet treat into savory satisfaction.
6. Churned Creamery: Cheesecake Ice Cream CroCream
This isn’t your typical ice cream sandwich. The CroCream takes a heaping scoop of fresh cheesecake gelato and envelopes it in a flaky, buttery croissant.
7. Creamistry: Guava Ricotta Ice Cream Cannolis
Unleash your inner mad scientist! These crispy cannolis are stuffed with ricotta ice cream, then drizzled with a fresh guava puree.
8. Del Taco: Queso Fries
Get a taste of Del Taco’s new menu item! They took their famous crinkle-cut fries, covered them with a blanket of creamy queso blanco, and topped them off with freshly grated cheddar.
9. Doner G: Doner Kebab Cheesesteak
Try a Turkish twist on a Philly classic. Doner G takes their delicious kebab steak, tosses in some bell peppers and onions, adds the perfect amount of melty, stretchy cheese, then presses it all between warm fladenbrot bread.
10. D.R.E.A.M. Donut Truck: Donut Melt
Say barev to melty cured Soujoukh and slightly-salty Armenian string cheese sandwiched between a warm donut.
11. Hauté Sandwich Hut: Beef Tongue White Bean Chili Hot Dogs with Raclette Cheese
This dog is best in show! Hauté Sandwich Hut takes a tender beef tongue hot dog, then piles on fresh, melted raclette cheese and white bean chili.
12. King’s Hawaiian: Spam Cordon Bleu Grilled Cheese
King’s gives a classic sandwich a Hawaiian spin. The slices of chicken breast and pan-fried Spam are nestled between fresh arugula, blanketed with provolone, dressed with dijon, then grilled between two slices of sweet and buttery Hawaiian bread.
13. The Kroft: Cheeseburger Eggrolls
Who can say no to this? It’s what happens when you take all the beefy, cheesy goodness of an American favorite and surround it with a flaky, crunchy egg roll wrapper.
14. Lucille’s BBQ: Pimento Bacon Mac and Cheese with Fried Pimento Cheese
Get a taste of good ol’ Southern comfort with a heap of macaroni, bacon, and diced smoked peppers and onions swimming in homemade cheese sauce, then topped off with melted cheddar.
15. Mad Dumplings: Four-Cheese Shrimp and Pork Dumplings
This may sound crazy, you have to try these cheesy dumplings! Mad Dumplings takes chopped jalapenos and cilantro, mixes it with pork, shrimp, and sriracha, throws in a blend of four cheeses, then wraps it up in a chewy, pan-seared dumpling.
16. Mess Hall Canteen: Root Beer Glazed Pulled Pork Hot Pokket
It’s the perfect bite of sweet and savory. Mess Hall smothers their pulled pork with a glaze made from Hansen’s Root Beer, then combines it with super-cheesy aligot potatoes.
17. Pie-Not: Mini Italian Sausage Pies
These buttery, bite-sized Aussie pies are stuffed with delicious Italian sausage and chunks of mozzarella.
18. Pho King Awesome: Cheesy Ramen Hot Pocket
The name says it all! It’s a deep-fried hot pocket filled with ham, cheese and ramen that pairs perfectly with Hansen’s Ginger Ale.
19. Puesto: Chorizo Verde Fundido Tacos
Translation: molten deliciousness. The filling of this taco is chorizo wrapped in queso Oaxaca fundido, plated on fresh blue corn tortillas, then topped with a creamy sauce, arugula, pickled onion and cilantro.
20. Razzy Rucas: Jalapeno Popper Mac & Cheese Stuffed Quesadilla
Oh yeah, it’s as mind-blowing as it sounds. Razzy Rucas took jalepeno and bacon mac and cheese and stuffed it inside a cheese quesadilla (yes, they added more cheese).
21. Sgt. Pepperoni’s: Great Ball of Fire
Ever tried a garlic knot filled with cream cheese, bacon and tomato? Trust us, you’ll want to!
22. Slapfish: The Lobsticle with Queso Dip
Even Slapfish is feeling cheesy! They’re bringing their famous Lobsticle (essentially a lobster corn dog) and pairing it with a creamy queso sauce.
23. Tumaca Truck: Egg & Chorizo Breakfast Sandwich
Gracias, Barcelona! Tumaca brings some Catalonian flavor to the breakfast sandwich. It features strips of smoked bacon and two medium-fried eggs topped with manchego cheese and Spanish chorizo all sandwiched in tomato-rubbed ciabatta. It also pairs perfectly with Hansen’s Mandarin Lime soda.
24. Tri-Tip Man: BBQ Empanada
An empanada packed with smoked tri-tip, candied jalapenos, bacon, slices of white American cheese and served with a smoked gouda sauce? Yes, please!
25. ZPizza: Wake & Bake Pizza
Zpizza is serving up a cheesy, breakfast-friendly pie with bacon, eggs, potatoes, and a drizzle of chipotle sauce.