ATLANTA - Deer hunting season is on the way, but fans of venison might not have to trek out into the woods this year to get their fix.
Arby's is offering venison sandwiches this fall in six states where deer hunting is popular. The Atlanta-based chain says its sandwich includes thick-cut venison steak and crispy onions on a roll.
In a release announcing the sandwich, Arby's chief marketing officer Rob Lynch acknowledges that the idea "is probably the biggest stretch for us yet" but adds that the deer meat meal is "incredibly delicious."
The venison sandwich will be available for a few days at select restaurants from Oct. 31 to Nov. 28 in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Georgia.
Minnesota and Wisconsin locations:
3821 Tower Ave., Superior, Wis. 54880
1690 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park, Minn. 55416
704 Highway 33 South, Cloquet, Minn. 55720
348 Lincoln Ave. SE, St. Cloud, Minn. 56301
3275 First St. S, St. Cloud, Minn. 56301