What makes “fresh” so much better

What makes “fresh” so much better

Freshness is something that seems to be interpreted in many different ways these days. In some cases, it simply means that meat was never frozen. In other cases, people are aiming for their style to be so fresh and so clean (clean). With fruits and vegetables, freshness can be confusing to define and even harder [...]

Our Best Tuna Sandwich

Our Best Tuna Sandwich

We’ve got a few sandwiches on our menu that are so outstanding that they’ve earned the title of our Blue Ribbon Winners. One of those worthy of that designation is our Tuna Melt! At the heart of it all is our special recipe tuna, packed in with tomatoes and melted cheese, all brought together between [...]

Map your way to your nearest Perko’s location

Map your way to your nearest Perko’s location

If this blog ever gets your mouth watering in all kinds of ways, the last thing you’ll want to do is have to wait any longer than you have to before grabbing a table and satisfying those cravings. But what if you’ve recently moved to a new area? Or what if a new Perko’s has popped [...]

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From Fat to Fad

Avacado

You’ve seen the commercials. You’ve heard the testimonials. You’ve probably even tried them for yourself: avocadoes. It’s true that years ago, the avocado was considered a “fatty” food, and it certainly wasn’t promoted for its health benefits. Today, health-conscious restaurants promote the fruit, health professionals advise you partake, and individuals dedicated to “clean” eating can’t get enough.

So, what brought about the recent shift of avocados from fat to fad? The following are just some of the reasons: Read More »

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Breakfast Favorite

Two eggs cookingThere are a lot of great options for breakfast. Some of the great ones are big, fancy plates that take a fair amount of time and ingredients to prepare. But great things can also be had from simplicity.

That’s exactly what you get with our two egg breakfast at Perko’s. It might not sound like a whole lot, and some mornings, that’s exactly what your appetite is craving.

Eggs are the perfect start to any breakfast, and based on the name of this dish, you obviously can expect two of them cooked the way you want them. Those eggs come served with potatoes and your choice of pancakes, toast, or a fresh blueberry muffin. If you’ve ever heard that great things come in small packages, here’s your proof.

Order a glass of orange juice to go with it, and you’ll have yourself an all-around basic, but still excellent breakfast!

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Bell Pepper Boost

Bell PeppersThere are a handful of things you can find on our menu at Perko’s that feature bell peppers. From our skillets to our omelets, with a few other excellent dishes in between, bell peppers are going to be in play with a lot of what you order. And why not? With the flavor they unleash into a meal when cooked in with it, who wouldn’t want these to be a part of their meal?

In case you needed a little more motivation to get these into your meal, bell peppers are also very rich in what they bring to the table health-wise. Some of the finer points about what you’ll get from them might be lesser-known to many, and to help you know more about the health that accompanies the great taste of bell peppers.

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Turkey Time

TurkeyTurkey is one of those things that is deeply associated with a particular time of the year. But for every other month outside of November, don’t go forgetting about turkey. It has a ton to offer both in great flavor and tremendous health benefits.

At Perko’s, you can get your turkey fix in a whole bunch of ways. Whether you’re going with the Turkey Melt, our Turkey Burger, or the Ultimate Dip with turkey, you are going to get a whole ton of great flavor tickling your taste buds. You’re also going to get the health benefits that come along with that great taste which you can expect with any entrée that features turkey as a part of it.

Turkey is a great source of protein that is high in B vitamins, plus it tastes great.  So next time you drop into Perko’s give one of turkey entrées a try!

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Blueberry Muffin To Top it Off

Blueberry Muffin

There are a lot of great smells out there that can make a person weak in the knees when that odor enters their nostrils. A sizzling steak, fresh-baked cookies, bacon; all fantastic smells that will get any person jumping out of bed in the morning.

One could argue that no smell in the world tops that of a blueberry muffin. It’s a unique, intoxicating scent that would scream the word “breakfast” if it could be vocalized. So it only makes sense to have that arrive on your table when you’re sitting down for a nice breakfast. As excellent as the smell is, and for as long as you can enjoy that aspect of a blueberry muffin, you get to enjoy the taste of it too! Read More »

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Friday Lunch

Crispy Thai ChickenIs there any meal out there that leaves more to look forward to than lunch on a Friday?

Think about it… You’ve battled through an entire work week. You knew you were almost there at breakfast on Friday morning, but even then, there was still an entire day to power through until the weekend. Come lunch time though, you know that relief is only a few hours away. There might be a little bit of hard work left to do, but knowing how close you are to freedom seems to be enough of a motivator to help you get there. Read More »

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Classics Join Forces

grilled cheese

We love classic dishes here at Perko’s, especially when we can add a little twist.  As a kid we all loved a delicious grilled cheese sandwich. That crispy delicious crust that was cooked to that perfect golden brown and a center filled with delicious melted cheese.  We love everything about the classic grilled cheese, it wouldn’t be a classic dish if it weren’t great.  We wanted to try and make a classic dish even better and we found a way to do it. Combine it with another classic!

Our classic tag team is the grilled cheese and bacon burger.  We take 2 grilled cheese sandwiches, jack and cheddar, layered with a 1/3 lb ground beef patty, bacon, lettuce tomato and onion slap put them all together and have created a masterpiece.  So come in and enjoy two classic dishes teaming up to make your taste buds happier than they’ve ever been.

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The Mother Lode

Mother Lode

Three eggs is a great place to start off any breakfast. When you wrap up some more great ingredients into those eggs, you’ve got yourself one heck of an omelet.

Now picture that omelet loaded with an onslaught of flavor, including some of the tastiest and healthiest foods out there, and you’ve got the Mother Lode! Headlining the flavor is bacon, a favorite among so many people out there. Along with it, we add in mushrooms, tomato, and avocado to round out the health and flavor of it all. Read More »