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Today is National French Fry Day!

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Bigley9 Jul 13, 2011 07:22 AM

Where is the best place to celebrate and honor the magic of a perfect fry?

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    barryg Jul 18, 2011 02:04 AM

    Late on this one, but my favorite fries are the thin ones they serve at Monk's and some of the other Fergie places (which are ironically almost the complete opposite of the thick frites served in Belgium), and the mix of sweet potato and regular fries at Good Dog. I don't love the food at either place, but the fries are great.

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      Bacchus101 Jul 18, 2011 09:16 AM

      Pomme Frittes in Brugges or Antwerpen are my favorite (French Fries?) now that you mentioned Belgium. Even started to like the mayo, which can be a shock at first when expecting ketchup. But then the "chips" in newspaper with vinegar, perhaps a fried white fish on the street in London or at a tiny shop almost anywhere in England is usually a treat to me. I look forward to trying some of the Philly places mentioned as favorites. As I like most all "fresh cut" fried potatoes, french fries at one of these places noted as "favorites" should provide a local treat., thanks.

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      malkazanie Jul 13, 2011 12:50 PM

      I loved the fries I had on my first visit to Hot Diggity, near 6th and South. Hand-cut, double fried to order, and served with an array of dipping sauces.

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        Buckethead Jul 13, 2011 11:58 AM

        Dandelion serves a really good round of fries.

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          truffles2 Jul 13, 2011 11:44 AM

          Too bad they don't have them around here, but I used to love a big plate of thin, crispy fries from Steak and Shake. Almost like potatoe stix, but fresh. Yum! Since those aren't available, my favorites are the fries from Pudge's Steak's.

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            urbanfabric Jul 13, 2011 10:39 AM

            Not usually my idea fry, but every once in a while, I like the big plate of thin fries with spicy mustard from Continental.

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              InSearchOfTacos Jul 13, 2011 08:34 AM

              if youre in the area, i loved the ones at adsum. i think theyre fried in duck fat too. delicious and adsum may not be as packed as village whiskey

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                Bigley9 Jul 13, 2011 10:13 AM

                Adsum is very close to me. Forgot about their fries!

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                  InSearchOfTacos Jul 13, 2011 10:45 AM

                  you should give it a try- i think the fries are awesome! and so are the cocktails

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                cwdonald Jul 13, 2011 07:47 AM

                Some people like the Duck Fat French Fries at Village Whiskey .. assuming you can even get in.

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                  Philly Ray Jul 13, 2011 07:34 AM

                  I had some really good ones dusted with Parmesan cheese and drizzled with truffle oil at Capital Grille.

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