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bonber Jun 20, 2008 07:23 AM

I LOVE the duckfat fries at Duckfat in Portland, ME

Hoping to find some closer to home though...

Any leads?

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    beeker77 RE: bonber Jun 20, 2008 07:44 AM

    (If I recall correctly) Grill 23 had them as an accompaniment with their Ribeye Steak recently.

    Oh, and Dante in Cambridge serves them with their Gnocchi dish.

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      skokefoe RE: beeker77 Jun 20, 2008 02:03 PM

      I had this the last time I was there. The fries were tasty, but it was only about two or three of them, and their shape was a strange cross between tater tots and french fries (about an inch long, a pretty chubby half-inch wide, maybe 1/8" thick). Not very crispy, as is my usual desire as well.

      But I wanted to give a warning that if duckfat fries is your goal for going, I would lower your expectations (maybe they can do a fry-only side dish or something though).

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        Peter B Wolf RE: skokefoe Jun 21, 2008 11:06 AM

        There is NO comparisn to the ones at Duckfat Restaurant in Portland ME

    2. Prav RE: bonber Jun 20, 2008 07:52 AM

      I think Shay's in harvard sq has them.

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        Fenway_Frank RE: bonber Jun 21, 2008 04:24 PM

        It looks like Gargoyles has (or has had) them.

        http://bostonchefs.com/clients/Gargoy...

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          bigbelly72 RE: bonber Jun 22, 2008 08:09 PM

          tell me more about these duck fat fries...

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            bonber RE: bigbelly72 Jun 23, 2008 11:32 AM

            well, they're skinny fries fried in duck fat- very crispy and very delicious.... i'm so bummed that there don't seem to be any places in boston where i could get a beer and a plate of these....

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