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Best Fried Chicken in Salt Lake City

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Popeyes and Chick-fil-A can keep arguing on Twitter about who has the best fried chicken sandwich. Over here at Salt Plate City, we already know who has the Best Fried Chicken in Salt Lake City, and we are clucking sure…

Best Banh Mi in Salt Lake City

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“He was like, “It’s authentic Vietnamese. I read about it on Yelp!” I was like, “It’s not authentic, OK?” You can tell, first and foremost, by the name, ’cause it don’t got a number in it.” -Ali Wong, Baby Cobra…

Best Chicken & Waffles in Salt Lake City

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“It’s cool man. Chili and donuts ain’t working out for me no-how. Maybe it’s time for a change.” -Roscoe, Black Dynamite [2009] I may have been eating the Best Chicken and Waffles in Salt Lake City to make this list,…

Best Tacos in Salt Lake City

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“A little tequila, sunshine, and tacos never hurt anybody.” -Ron Woodroof, Dallas Buyers Club [2013] Tacos, tacos, tacos. I could eat tacos every day if my body would let me. Not only are tacos one of tastiest meals, they are…

Best Pancakes in Salt Lake City

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“Ah, well, sir, I feel like a, like a slice of butter… melting on top of a big-ol’ pile of flapjacks… yeah.” -Private Miller, Pineapple Express (2008) STACKS ON STACKS ON STACKS. Pancakes, hotcakes, flapjacks, whatever. Stack it up tall…

Best Biscuits & Gravy in Salt Lake City

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“All you got to do is make it out of here, and it’s all gravy. Every day, the rest of your life, gravy.” -King, Platoon (1986) Biscuits and gravy just feels right. Growing up in Salt Lake City, I wasn’t…

Best Brussels Sprouts in Salt Lake City

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“It’s in Belgium.” -Ray, In Bruges (2008) In the Instagram era, food trends come and go. We here at Salt Plate City will not quit on brussels sprouts. When we are lucky enough to see brussels sprouts grace a menu,…

Best Sushi in Salt Lake City

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John Bender: Sushi? Claire Standish: Rice, raw fish, and seaweed. John Bender: You won’t accept a guy’s tongue in your mouth, and you’re going to eat that? -The Breakfast Club [1985] Like the great Ol’ Dirty Bastard, yeah baby we like it…

Best Ramen in Salt Lake City

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“I used to eat there. Really good noodles.” -Neo, The Matrix [1999] Have y’all noticed a resurgence of ramen spots in Salt Lake City? With longtime favorites like Tosh’s Ramen holding down the fort for years, and creative newcomers like…

Best Pho in Salt Lake City

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Boyle: Oh, no. Crap! Oh, it’s not turning back on. Do you think Sarge is gonna be mad that I spilled “fuh” on the cam? Diaz: He definitely will if you say pho like that when you tell him. Boyle:…

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