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Onion Rings

Where to go for great onion rings in L. A.? Not shoestring. Batter dipped, but no bread crumbs. Thank you.

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  1. That's a good question. Was in Dallas last week and scarfed a large order of the best rings I've had in a long time. Very plump, sweet onions deep-fried in grease, not oil. And plenty of rise in the ring, crusty and chewy.

    There's a place in Hollywood called Wangs, or Big Wnags, not sure. But they had some impressive onion rings.

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    1. re: hulaboy

      I am from Dallas and would like to know where you had such great onion rings?

    2. Had great onion rings the other day at the Habit-hamburger shop. I'm not a connoisseur but, they sure were yummy, crispy and not at all greasy. Went really well with my ahi burger on sourdough! :)KQ www.habitburger.com

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      1. re: Kitchen Queen

        I agree . The Habit has the best onion rings. Always crispy and never soggy or greasy. I think they are made with breadcrumbs, though.

      2. I have it on good authority that one of the best onion ring(s) can be found at The Bowery which is a good hip spot on the south side of Sunset just east of Vine.

        I like the ones from Farmer Boys, an inland empire fast food chain which has their LA location downtown on Alameda. They also have fried zucchini, also very good.

        1. I love Burger King's onion rings. I hate onion rings where when you eat it, the entire piece of onions come out and you get a piece of onion and a piece of batter. The BK ones are perfect. They are crisp enough so that they chew off and are tasty.

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          1. re: WHills

            I suggest two places. Opposites in the CH world. Millie's and Flemings. Both excellent O.R. Millies is a whole lot cheaper though. The Millie's by me in Simi is really good I must admit. And overall I hate chains.

          2. Couple of places come to mind: Wolfe Burger and 101 Coffee Shop. Both beer-battered, the way they should be.

            Wolfe Burger
            46 N. Lake Ave.
            Pasadena
            (626) 792-7292.

            101 Coffee Shop
            6145 Franklin Ave.
            Los Angeles
            (323) 467-1175

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            1. re: ipsedixit

              Agree whole heartedly with the Wolfe Burger req. They are the best!