The Seven Best Dallas Stoner Foods to Try on 4/20

ZaLat's elotes pizza is an obvious contender for late-night munchies.
ZaLat's elotes pizza is an obvious contender for late-night munchies.
ZaLat

April 20, in case you haven't heard, is a bit of a counterculture holiday. Several annual events take place across the country; some have been going for decades. But most who observe this holiday just consume and celebrate cannabis — which often leads to a case of the munchies, known to cause some unusual cravings. 

Some Dallas restaurants with a greater understanding of their audience have created specials just for 4/20, which rolls around on Wednesday. Others keep munchies on their menu year-round. Here are a few over-the-top eats that will satisfy whatever craving you've got:

The Priscilla at High Fives could bring Elvis back from the dead.
The Priscilla at High Fives could bring Elvis back from the dead.
High Fives

The Priscilla at High Fives
High Fives; 1804 McMillian Ave.
You probably would have to be high to eat this. Elvis Presley had a wife named Priscilla, and he loved eating sandwiches with bananas and peanut butter; maybe this is the one that killed him. Extra greasy Texas toast is filled with potato chips, fried bananas, natural peanut butter and honey. This sandwich actually tastes pretty good, but it falls somewhere between a snack and a meal — perfect stoner fare.

With bacon, jalapenos, blue cheese, chives and ranch, Zalat's take on a loaded baked potato pizza could be the ultimate munchie.
With bacon, jalapenos, blue cheese, chives and ranch, Zalat's take on a loaded baked potato pizza could be the ultimate munchie.
Zalat

Tastes Like a Loaded Baked Potato Pizza at Zalat
2519 N. Fitzhugh Ave
The bold flavors here make for great munchies — and they close at 4 a.m. As a late-night pizza spot, these guys deal with drunks, so they're probably happy to see stoners who may act like they are eating the best pizza on the planet. Their sauce on the side — you know, for that strip of crust with no cheese or bacon on it — is ranch mixed with Sriracha. The “Tastes Like a Loaded Baked Potato” pizza doesn’t taste like any baked potato I've ever had, but it's delicious nonetheless. With bacon, blue cheese, jalapeños and chives, this is a firecracker of flavor, and the thin, golden crust is a solid foundation.

A Freshman 15 from Twisted RootEXPAND
A Freshman 15 from Twisted Root
Jeremy Hallock

Freshman 15 at Twisted Root Burger Co.
Multiple locations
If you happen to get so high that you missed breakfast and lunch, the Freshman 15 could be what you need. You may not want anything too complicated, man. They throw a fried egg on there and, since you can't be bothered to pick up a bunch of fries, they smashed those down on the burger too. There's melted cheese, naturally, and two giant strips of bacon that stick out of the burger like antennas.

Doritos-viche from DalatEXPAND
Doritos-viche from Dalat
Jeremy Hallock

Dorito-Viche at Dalat
2537 N. Fitzhugh Ave.
No 4/20 list can ever exist without Doritos, and that's where Dalat's Dorito-Viche comes in. Doritos are topped with a zesty Vietnamese cabbage salad, a bit of Sriracha and jalapeño. These bold, stoner-friendly flavors will set you back $5.50 — and at Dalat, you can wash it down with a glass of Tang.



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