Fish is a staple food, alongside with meat, potatoes and other root vegetables. The favorite traditional hot snack is the pølse, a type of sausage. The roadside kro is a good choice if you want to taster traditional Norwegian fare. Breakfasts are often huge with a multiplicity of fish, meat, cheese, sweet whey cheese and bread served from a cold buffet with coffee and boiled or fried eggs. Open sandwiches are topped with meat, fish, cheese and salads. Popular dinner dishes comprise meatballs with boiled potatoes, boiled fish and bacalao, a spiced dried cod stew. Alcohol tends to be limited in availability and pricey, although beer and wine are normally available in restaurants.