No. 73: G-Style Fries at G Burger
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George Makri's G-style fries is a superlative mound of food that has a drive-thru origin but a sit-down pedigree. If it cribs a bit from In-N-Out's Animal fries, it is no accident. Makri even says so. It does, however, tastes like something a French restaurant could sell for twice the price and dub something uppity-sounding.
It's redolent with cracked black pepper. The grilled onions are reduced to sweetness, the bacon brings salt and fat, and the fries -- unlike In-N-Out's -- are crisp. The latter is essential considering the potatoes are doused in a potentially dampening deluge of melting cheese and a squirt-bottle drizzle of homemade thousand.
Heavy and rich, it's probably all you need to eat to redline your cholesterol and saturated-fat intake for days.
Click here for our 100 faves from 2010! The list so far this time around:
No. 74: Fried Cuttlefish at Benley
No. 75: Roti at Bangok Taste
No. 76: Wet Burrito at 301 Cafe
No. 77: Pork Curry at Miyabi-Tei
No. 78: Bánh Tieu at Bánh Mì So 1
No. 79: Any Sandwich at the Crosby
No. 80: Fish Pho at Pho Vinh Ky II
No. 81: Quesadilla Chilanga at Alebrije's Grill
No. 82: Lobster Roll at Lobsta Truck
No. 83: Nem Nuong Cuon at Nem Nuong Khanh Hoa
No. 84: Wild Boar Balinese Sausage at Valhalla Table
No. 85: Comida Corrida at Taquería La Raza
No. 86: Breakfast Burrito at Troy's Drive-In
No. 87: Mandoo at L&M Liquor and Deli
No. 88: Chicago Dog at Chicago Harv's
No. 89: Sweet Potato Tater Tots at Pee Wee's Famous
No. 90: Kaya-Stuffed French Toast at Chomp Chomp
No. 91: Egg Breakfast at Rick's Atomic Kitchen
No. 92: Sticky Rice With Chicken at Quan Hy
No. 93: Beef Koobideh at Hen House Grill
No. 94: $5 Fish Bento at Bentoss
No. 95: Milanesa Sandwich at Piaggio's Gourmet on Wheels
No. 96: Samurai Burrito at Wafu of Japan
No. 97: Carnitas Gordita at Bodega R Ranch Market
No. 98: Spam Musubi at k'ya Street Fare
No. 99: Tortilla Andorra at Anepalco's
No. 100: Lemongrass Chicken, Extra Spicy at Vietnam's Pearl
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