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Jan 7, 2008 06:02 PM

Where are the best belgian fries????

I still can't forget the french fries I had in Belgium this past summer!
Where is my local heaven or haven???

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  1. right now, that's probably Oinkster in Eagle Rock. the aioli mayo dip is no slouch, either.

    2005 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041

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    1. re: annagranfors

      Sounds like a good reason to get back to Eagle Rock for lunch today!

    2. Gosh, how I miss Benita's Frites. Twice-fried, served in a cone. Used to be my first stop on the Third Street Promenade for walking-around food. I guess you just can't cover rent in foot-traffic L.A. locales with such a low-price profit, even if you sell steadily. And having two deep fryers at different temps is just too complex for a cart or kiosk. RIP, you luscious crisp-on-the-outside, perfectly tender-on-the-inside fries -- you are missed.

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      1. re: nosh

        I only ate at Benita's two or three times, but they were memorable.

        1. re: Dogbite Williams

          Someone, anyone, please bring them back!!!

          1. re: omakase

            i know - i loved it!!!! remember when they had 2 locations - third streent and westwood! so great. i never even worked all the way through the dips. they were so delicious! people loved it - i wonder how much they'd be willing to pay?

      2. I'm sorry I can't help you out in your search for Belgian fries. But I thought this, website below, might be interesting for you and those who have had them and or crave them. I did see a program on Food Network that featured a restaurant that made the Belgian fries. I guess they can be a hard food item to find. If you can't find any place that serves them, there is a recipe at the website I've provided below. Good luck in your search!

        1. Nic's Martini Lounge in the good old 90210 serves some great ones. I can't comment on their proximity to the genuine article, but they're some of the best I've ever had.

          Nic's Restaurant & Martini
          453 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210

          1. thanks everyone for the thoughts.
            I will try Nick's and Oinkster