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Jul 24, 2006 09:21 PM

French fries cooked in Duck fat, rendered beef suet or beef tallow??? Anywhere?

Served anywhere in these parts.

The closet I have found it in the past were the tremendous fries at the Hitching Post in Buelton.

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  1. The fries at Michaels in Santa Monica are famously cooked in tallow.

    BTW, is that Kevin of Echo Park?

    1. slightly different but aoc and luques do great potatoes roasted in duck fat. crispy and deeply flavored

      1. I think that the fries at Campanile might be cooked in beef tallow...but it might only be the fries that come with their steak. I'm really not sure.

        It's worth the drive up to Buellton for those fries, especially with a nice NY cooked over oak and a bottle of the Highliner.

        Oh, and I think the fries at James Beach are also cooked in animal fat of some sort, or at least they used to be.

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          1. At Foster's Freeze, I've seen them cooking their hot dogs in the french fryolator. Their fries really are pretty good, you get the good taste 'o pork fat and beef fat in there if you get 'em on a day when they been fryin' up lotsa doggies.