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There are some dishes that spread like wildfire, via Tweets, or press, or word of mouth. And then there are the dishes that never quite catch on, even though chefs personally love them. So these favorites stay on the menu, in hopes that diners will eventually discover them. "Every chef has their dish," said Birch & Barley's executive chef Kyle Bailey of the under-the-radar entrees and apps that no one ever orders but really should. Eater talked to Bailey and 14 other chefs about the hidden gems of the restaurant world — the unfairly overlooked menu items loved by chefs that diners really need to try, ASAP.
— Adele Chapin