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Fried Pickles: Should They Be Spears or Chips?

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These are not the great philosophical queries of our time. But they can draw strong stances from food lovers. Welcome to (Un)necessary Questions, a new spin on the Friday Open Thread.
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Fried pickles have been a cult favorite item on area restaurant and bar menus for some time now. Even more restaurants have started offering their take on frickles recently, from Ted's Bulletin to DGS Delicatessen. Fried pickle chips, or slices, seemed to be the early standard, but lately, more restaurants are frying up whole spears of pickle. Which technique is superior? Weigh in with your choice for this week's edition of (Un)necessary Questions, and feel free to share your favorite source for fried pickles in the comments.

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Ted's Bulletin

505 8th Street Southeast, , DC 20003 (202) 544-8337 Visit Website

DGS Delicatessen

1317 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, , DC 20036 (202) 293-4400 Visit Website

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