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Fast Food: Burger King Onion Rings and Chicken Fries

For all my potato love, I've never been a big French fry man. For some reason I associate them with fussy, ketchup-stained children and anemic college vegetarians. Therefore, I've always preferred Burger King to McDonald's, because I like the onion ring option. Waiting at the cash register, I learned that BK also sells something called Chicken Fries. More

Cooking With Beer: Arrogant Bastard Onion Rings

Beer batter is great for encasing all sorts of fryables in a light, crispy coat that browns up beautifully, but the one thing that beer batter is usually lacking is any sort of beery flavor. This is most likely the case due to the fact that the majority of beer batter recipes don't specify anything more than ounces of beer, with no accounting for style or flavor profile. These Arrogant Bastard Onion Rings solve that problem by being quite specific about the beer involved: big, boozy Arrogant Bastard Ale. More

Let's Talk About Onion Rings

Onion rings from Stand. [Photo: Robyn Lee] Yep, we're going from fries to onion rings. I've had onion rings on the brain recently, after an excellent but somewhat unorthodox basket at Bark Hot Dogs in Park Slope—super-thin, super-crunchy fragments... More

Photo of the Day: 'World Famous Beer Battered Onion Rings'

When I first saw the above photo taken by Charlie Fu of Clayfood, I thought they were some variety of donuts. They're definitely fried, but far from a sweet bread: those plump ring-shaped monsters are the "World Famous Beer Battered Onion Rings" from Stone Brewery in Escondido, CA. At least, I think there's some onion in there. Charlie said, "These were really thin onions that were so oily I felt the pimples growing on my face as I cut into it. I don't think the four of us had more than 1 each." Thumbs down for the onion ring of doom. [via TasteSpotting]... More

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