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Your Favorite Fried Rice?

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I'm craving fried rice and I have to say my favorite fried rice is the Kimchi Fried Rice from Tsuruhashi, but don't always feel like driving all the way out there.

Where is your favorite fried rice and what's in it?

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  1. Salty fish and chicken fried rice.

    1. Orochan's fried rice in Jtown!

      1. takana fried rice at shinsengumi hakata ramen ain't half bad!

        1. Eboshi Noodle Bar in Lomita, same plaza as Gaja

          1. Duck Fried Rice at Chinois on Main.

            1. Dry scallop and egg white fried rice at Sea Harbour. Any other good versions of this dish?

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              1. re: Chandavkl

                I don't order fried rice that often, but the one at Golden City in Chinatown was, to date, the best fried rice I've had. It was an off-menu item that the manager recommended with dry scallop, crab, and egg white, and garnished with crunchy fried garlic. See post: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

                Otherwise, I also really like Mario's (Peruvian) for their fried rice. Seems a bit odd to suggest a Peruvian place, but seriously, they make a mean fried rice, and a huge portion too. See post: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

                1. re: E Eto

                  I've never had Mario's fried rice, but I love their french fries and meat dish. YUM, I totally miss going there for lunch. I'll definitely have to try the fried rice sometime . . .

              2. Din Tai Fung has my favorite fried rice, ever. I would go there just for that. It doesn't have a lot of bells and whistles - it's quite spartan in fact, but the rice itself really shines, in terms of flavor and body. At other places - the rice is much more of an afterthought - it's much more about the other stuff (peas, carrots, BBQ pork, etc.) you can add to it.

                Don't get me wrong - I do like the fried rice at a lot of other places - but at those places, it's still just fried rice, and nothing I'd make a drive for.

                I wish I knew how they made it - my personal attempts at fried rice come nowhere close. More on the level of a Panda Express, I'd say - somewhat tired and dried out rice.

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                1. re: bfez

                  i second dtf. LOVE their fried rice. so simple yet full of flavor. YUM

                  1. re: yum

                    Believe it or not, I DREAM about the fried rice at Benihana. yes-indeedy.

                  2. re: bfez

                    Agree. I particularly like their pork chop fried rice.