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Curry Fries

FoodLush Mar 15, 2010 12:17 PM

Who has the best curry fries in the Boston/Cambridge/Somerville area?

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  1. BarmyFotheringayPhipps RE: FoodLush Mar 15, 2010 12:46 PM

    I've always liked the version at the Squealing Pig.

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      phatchris RE: BarmyFotheringayPhipps Mar 15, 2010 02:35 PM

      I assume Tavern At the End of the World's are the same as the Pig's.

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      food_lubber RE: FoodLush Mar 15, 2010 12:56 PM

      McGann's in Boston, across from the Garden has a great curry sauce.

      1. nsenada RE: FoodLush Mar 15, 2010 01:03 PM

        I think Foley's on Kingston Street has really good ones. Then again, my epicurian skills tend to be a bit impaired by the time I eat anything there.

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          psc109 RE: FoodLush Mar 15, 2010 02:24 PM

          MJ O'Connor's makes their own curry sauce, I like it. I recently had an order at Mick Morgan's in Newton. Nothing special cos it was Sysco steak fries and bottled sauce but it was good.

          Is The Battery still open? It's been a while but the last time I was there I enjoyed the fresh cut chips and curry.

          1. MC Slim JB RE: FoodLush Mar 15, 2010 02:49 PM

            The Battery is dead.

            J.J. Foley's Cafe in the South End does a version with that typical British brown-curry gravy. I can't say I'm a fan of this notion, want my fries to stay crisp, but it's a decent gravy. They call them "chips", but they're typical American-style skin-on (likely previously frozen but pretty good anyway) fries.


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              heypielady RE: FoodLush Mar 15, 2010 07:30 PM

              Its been a few years but I used to really like the chips and curry at the Burren. I used to ask for an extra little vat and I'd dip my swiss and mushroom burger in there too.

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                heavydee RE: FoodLush Mar 16, 2010 03:52 AM

                The fries themselves aren't anything special, but the curry sauce at Old Magoun Saloon is excellent.

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                  gourmaniac RE: heavydee Mar 16, 2010 07:36 AM

                  i like the curry sauce at Devlins (Brighton Center). I think it's got heavy cream in it. It's got good curry flavor but lacks the harshness of others I've had.

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