Twix from Chefs' Choice: Junk Food Slide Show

Chefs' Choice: Junk Food Slide Show

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April Bloomfield (The Spotted Pig)   

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Charlie Palmer (Aureole)

Antonio Prontelli (Rock Center Café)

Brian Bistrong (Braeburn


"A beer with a burger...and bacon, I could eat that everyday.”

Anne Burrell 
(Food Network) 

“Bacon, anything with bacon. And pasta. A Bolognese.”

Gary Dusek (Broadway East)

"Bacon and any Italian red wine."

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Fried Calamari


Larissa Raphael (Telepan)

LR: “Anything peanut butter...or fried calamari.” At which point a co-worker noted, “You want to know where the best fried calamari is? At her home! Her husband is the best fry cook in New York.”

John Barricelli (SoNo Baking Company & Café)

“Fried calamari, I’m always looking for the perfect calamari. Rice flour, cornmeal, or however it's made. I like it and my kids like it. My 21 month-old even eats it. We've found that the better the restaurant the worse it is. Some places try to do too much with it. ”

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Buttered Toast


David Schuttenberg (Cabrito)

"Alcohol and buttered toast."

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French Fries


Connie Chung

Amanda Cohen (Dirt Candy)

Amanda Freitag (The Harrison

"French fries at The Waverly Inn".


Jennifer Domanski (Fishtail)

“French fries and creamed spinach.”

Ed Brown (Eighty One)

"Pop Burger’s French fries are super crispy, and then I dip them in mayo, mustard & ketchup".

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Beef Jerky



Marc Forgione (Marc Forgione)

"My friend’s mother’s beef jerky".

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Guacamole and Chips

Alex Guarnaschelli  (Butter)

Laura O’Neill (Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream)

"Guacamole or Fluff".

Jonathan Waxman (Barbuto)

"Guac and chips with a margarita".

Lawrence Knapp (Quality Meats)

Tostitos Hint of Lime.

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Bobby Flay (Bobby's Burger Palace, Mesa Grill, Bar Americain)

"A cheeseburger with two slices of American, potato chips and chipotle ketchup. And a cheeseburger from JG Melon."

Efraim Nahon (Barbounia)

"A McDonald’s cheeseburger."

Lee Hanson (Minette Tavern)

“Burgers, tacos—simple, easy things you can get after work.” 

Michael Bao Huynh (Bar Bao)

"Hamburgers, and burritos"

Jamie Sudberg (Stanton Social)

"An awesome, awesome hamburger."

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Chicken Fingers


Christopher Lee (Aureole)

“Chicken fingers. I challenge anyone to make a great chicken finger. My wife hates them, but I love them. Atomic Wings makes a good chicken finger. Hey, I’m easy to please.” 

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Almond Joy


Fernando Navas (Sushi Samba)


"Chocolate, particularly Almond Joy."

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Singapore-Style Pan-Fried Noodles


Chris Jaeckle (Ai Fiori) 

"Singapore-style pan-fried noodles because they have heat, shellfish and a lot of MSG...and anything with bacon."

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Sweet Tea


Cake Man Raven Cake Man Raven Confectionery

"The sweet tea from Chik-fil-A."

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Chili Fries


Mark Hennessey (Le Marais)

"Chili Fries"

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