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 Post subject: Best French Fries?
PostPosted: Mon February 18, 2013 5:27 am 
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Recommend me some great French fries. What am I missing? What are some of the best, must-see fries of the French?

I'm looking for salted fries.


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im a fan of the fries at 5 guys, they are fresh cut potatoes.


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Dr. Van Nostrand wrote:
im a fan of the fries at 5 guys, they are fresh cut potatoes.

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 Post subject: Re: Best French Fries?
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I assume you've had enough Kelly's fries to feed a small army at this point.

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Chloe wrote:
Dr. Van Nostrand wrote:
im a fan of the fries at 5 guys, they are fresh cut potatoes.

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Thirded. I had their cajun fries yesterday, and they were awesomeness.

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 Post subject: Re: Best French Fries?
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To this day, I still think it's kinda hard to beat McDonald's. I mean, yeah I've had better fries n'all, but for fast food, I think Micky D's wins (at least over the major competitors like BK and Wendy's).


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I would have said 5 Guys a couple of years ago. But, at least with the ones around me, I've been disappointed with them. They are way too soggy now. I really wish they'd cook a little longer. I'm still a big fan of fresh cut & peanut oil cooking though.

If you're ever in NYC, you should really make a point to get to The Breslin. Its a great gastropub. Get the lamb burger with fries. Both are amazing.


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Lamb burger with fries sounds fantastic.


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 Post subject: Re: Best French Fries?
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I used to work in a restaurant that changed their menu daily, based on seasonal availability. The one thing that never changed was a side of hand cut fries cooked in garlic confit and served with chipotle aioli. The fries were cut a little thinner than Five Guys, but not so thin as to get them too crispy. This made them near perfect in my book.


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 Post subject: Re: Best French Fries?
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EJ wrote:
I would have said 5 Guys a couple of years ago. But, at least with the ones around me, I've been disappointed with them.


hot damn, someone else!

although, there was never a time when i would have said these were anywhere close to being the best. maybe it was all the hype around their food in general, but i haven't been back there in about a year.

way better fries around town for sure.


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darth_vedder wrote:
To this day, I still think it's kinda hard to beat McDonald's. I mean, yeah I've had better fries n'all, but for fast food, I think Micky D's wins (at least over the major competitors like BK and Wendy's).

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darth_vedder wrote:
To this day, I still think it's kinda hard to beat McDonald's. I mean, yeah I've had better fries n'all, but for fast food, I think Micky D's wins (at least over the major competitors like BK and Wendy's).

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spike wrote:
darth_vedder wrote:
To this day, I still think it's kinda hard to beat McDonald's. I mean, yeah I've had better fries n'all, but for fast food, I think Micky D's wins (at least over the major competitors like BK and Wendy's).

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Spike, where is Alex & Thodoks?


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Thought mcDonalds fries were just flour and potato? Thick cut fries with a smoked cod in batter and tons of salt n vinegar. Great stuff.


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I like it when spinoff threads outlast the original.

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Chip up some parsnips and deep fry em or oven roast em.
Also great.


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LORD OF THE FRIES OMFG !!!!

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Nice:)

I hate spicy wedges. There I said it.


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LORD OF THE FRIES OMFG !!!!

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