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Best French Fries New York 2010 - Strip House

Strip House

Strip House

13 E. 12th St.

New York, NY 10003

212-328-0000

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Readers' Choice: Pommes Frites

What's the best medium for frying potatoes? The usual answer is peanut oil, or even lard, but there's something better: At Strip House, a Village steakhouse done up to look like a brothel, the spuds are fried in goose fat, which imbues them with a delicate flavor and greasy gloss that doesn't make them sit heavy on the tongue—or in the stomach. What's more, the goose fat turns the potato julienne a deep reddish-brown color that's supremely appetizing. If you're more enamored of the fries than the excellent steaks served here, consider having a cocktail at the bar and a serving or two of the fries for a magnificent, devil-may-care meal.

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