Big Idaho Potato Truck Is On Tour, Sighted On I-84 Near Danbury
I bet this was a spectacle to behold!
Let me go on record saying that I love me a mammoth baked potato smothered in butter and sour cream, and then after devouring the meat of the potato, I spread some butter on the potato skin and add a light sprinkle of salt and pepper. Now that's how you chow down on a porky potato.
According to an article on the Danbury Daily Voice website, the Big Idaho Potato Truck was spotted on I-84 heading towards Danbury this past Monday, July 8. Its final destination was the Spudman Open Tournament in Farmington, Connecticut.
I wasn't aware that the "Spudman" is one of the oldest golf tournaments in the vegetable business or that there was even a produce sponsored golf tournament at all. The Big Idaho Potato Truck Tour was originally supposed to be just a one-off tour in 2012, but because of its popularity, its become a huge pop-culture sensation and is now in its 8th road tour, promoting the certified heart-healthy Idaho Potato.
The "Truck Tater" weighs in at 4 tons and would make 20,217 servings of mashed potatoes. Next stop on the tater tour is Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania on July 27.