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Robb Walsh's Southern-Style Chicken-Fried Steak

While researching Texas Eats Robb Walsh set out on a journey of Chicken-Fried Steak discovery. He ate his way around rural Texas, seeking out the best versions of this big Texan standard. Some where memorable, and some not so much, but if you've ever experienced the weighty dish known as the CFS, you've got to hand it to Walsh, his search for the best steak was a stomach stretching exercise to say the least. More

Robb Walsh's Southern-Style Chicken-Fried Steak

While researching Texas Eats Robb Walsh set out on a journey of Chicken-Fried Steak discovery. He ate his way around rural Texas, seeking out the best versions of this big Texan standard. Some where memorable, and some not so much, but if you've ever experienced the weighty dish known as the CFS, you've got to hand it to Walsh, his search for the best steak was a stomach stretching exercise to say the least. More

Does Anyone Still Eat Chicken-Fried Steak?

My friend Robb Walsh has just written what I believe is the definitive chicken-fried steak story. He even has a geographically based theory of the evolution of chicken-fried steak that revolves around what he calls the "Chicken-Fried Steak Belt." Accordingly, Walsh has decided that chicken-fried steak is prepared differently in various parts of the state. Of course, after much soul-searching he even listed 25 lovable chicken-fried steaks in Texas. I of course pressed him in an e-mail for his three favorites. After all,there are only so many chicken-fried steaks you can eat once you turn a certain age. This is how he responded:... More

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