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Speaking of Chicken Fried STEAK

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Cathy Nov 2, 1999 09:24 AM

I had the most wonderful chicken fried steak (not chicken fried chicken!) at a restaurant called 9th Street Market, which is on 9th between 1st and 2nd Aves (I think).

The steak isn't the usual cube steak sort of stuff, it's a real steak. The coating is crunchy and flavorful, and the gravy is good, too. Comes with mashed potatoes (of course).

The other food at this place was really yummy, too - especially the sweet potato pancake appetizer and the green salad with toasted pecans, pears and goat cheese.

Cathy

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    Jessica Shatan Nov 2, 1999 10:28 AM

    Mmmmmm, just the thought of the chewiness of the steak with the crunchiness of the coating/breading, getting all moist from the gravy.........it's enough to get me a bit aroused here!
    See, in a way chicken fried steak makes more sense than chicken fried chicken because you need a tougher more strongly flavored meat to stand up to the gravy and coating. Chicken fried chicken is more comfort food-esque and little too rich, but with the steak.....ah, why isn't is lunch time yet?!?

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