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In & Out Burger will sell you french fries prepared "well done."

That's the only reason I need to avoid moving to the west coast - all the exercise in the world couldn't save me from that.

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cityofbeige
Mar. 12th, 2008 03:37 am (UTC)
There's a place called Eagle's Deli near Boston college that was featured on some cable show for the "#2 place to pig out". Their challenge burger is 5 lbs. of beef, 20 slices of cheese and 20 slices of bacon with a side order of 5 lbs of fries. One guy on the show wanted to double that challenge and wound up puking after eating the burger and half the fries.
surrealestate
Mar. 12th, 2008 04:03 am (UTC)
And of course, there's always the classic Big Sandwich of Nantucket. :)
bryant
Mar. 12th, 2008 03:40 am (UTC)
I've eaten a 4x4, to see if they'd really make it. They will.
nathanw
Mar. 12th, 2008 02:48 am (UTC)
wait, what?

there's an objectively right way to cook french fries.

they're doing something else?
crs
Mar. 12th, 2008 03:58 am (UTC)
This is cooked... longer. Some reports claim it's cooked twice.

But it's got that sort of browned taste to it that just makes it taste... better. I don't know, it just tastes slightly burned, and it's good.

There's a window of correct for french fries, and they let you push towards one end or the other.
cityofbeige
Mar. 12th, 2008 03:29 am (UTC)
Do they also sell french fries "rare"?
crs
Mar. 12th, 2008 03:58 am (UTC)
I don't think I'll be asking that question :)
fyfer
Mar. 12th, 2008 03:37 am (UTC)
Aha, you have discovered the top-secret In-n-Out menu options! Now that you know them, you do realize you're not allowed to leave California?
navrins
Mar. 12th, 2008 02:56 pm (UTC)
My grandfather always ordered his fries well done. "Burned," "Crisped," and "Way Overdone" were terms frequently featured in his ordering.

He was never satisfied with the way they arrived.
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surakofb5
Mar. 12th, 2008 05:36 pm (UTC)
Well done? That just sounds... wrong.

But just in case you're not weirded out yet, I read an article last night about culinary experiments, including fried mayonnaise and "knot foie".

http://discovermagazine.com/2007/dec/blinded-by-science
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