Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
76: Animal Fries from RnR
Sometimes you find yourself in Old Town. Don't fret. It's happened to the best of us. And when you do find yourself in Scottsdale, it's best to do as the Scottsdalians do, and work in a little rest 'n' relaxation with your rock 'n' roll at RnR. Two tiers of shady patio to watch the evening's human circus strut the strip, cocktails aplenty, and best of all: Animal Fries that put In-and-Out's "secret menu" to shame.
The Animal Fries were a messy, stick-to-your-ribs satisfying option. A pile of crispy sweet potato and regular potato matchsticks deep fried and smothered in fresh cheese, tender pulled pork, and spicy-sweet bbq sauce. You will need a fork to consume this massive pile of blissful potatoes and shredded meat, and it's likely that you'll still end up covered in bbq sauce, but it's totally worth it.
Miss a dish?
100: Beckett's Original Grilled Cheese from Beckett's Table
99: Golden Gazpacho from Rita's Kitchen
98: The Med Plate from La Bocca
97: Cash Sandwich from Main Ingredient Ale House
96: Sonoran Hot Dog from Nogales Hot Dogs
95: Fattoush Salad from Al-Hana Restaurant at Baiz Market
94: Croissant from Essence Bakery Cafe
93: Funghi Pizza from The Parlor
92: Baynchaiv Crepes from Sekong by Night
91: Caldo de Res from Pitic
90: Slice of Pepperoni Pizza from Mamma Mia
89: Hot Bollix Spicy Potato Balls from Rula Bula
88: Chicken Lo Mein from Desert Jade
87: Spicy Broccoli from FnB
86: Barra Vieja Shrimp from Mucho Gusto
85: Wild Mushroom Ravioli from Merc Bar
84: Cochinta Pobil from Taberna Mexico
83: Filet and Crab Cake from Cheuvront
82: The Dragon Roll from Stingray Sushi
81: Cornmeal Crusted Calamari from Kitchen 56
80: Mongolian Delight from Loving Hut
79: Pappardelle Bolognese from Amaro Pizzeria
78: Torta El Rey from Torta El Rey
77: Artichoke and Clams from Iruna
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