Bars have to comply with lots of annoying laws to stay in business, but that doesn't mean they can't have fun with them. Indiana's Bank Street Brewhouse certainly did when state laws required they offer food service during all operational hours. In a subtle middle finger to the government, the bar composed a "Bank Street Brewhouse's Indiana Statutory Compliance Restaurant Menu" featuring five items straight out of your college dorm.
First up is the Famous Hot Dog Sandwich, a $10 frank and bun without condiments that's "microwaved to perfection". This is followed by the gourmet Chef Campbell's Soup of the Day plucked from "whichever can is on top of the stack" and served in a bowl. Your beverage options include instant coffee ("available black, or black"), Sprecher sodas, and $5 powdered milk ("with or without water"). All sound like they would pair excellently with one of the brewhouse's craft IPAs, so hurry over: that Hot Dog Sandwich is bound to sell out faster than those Olive Garden black cards.
Kristin Hunt is a food/drink staff writer for Thrillist, and would definitely order the powdered milk without water. Follow her to pub fare at @kristin_hunt.
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