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Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies

In 1893, Nancy Fulton’s grandmother made fried pies to feed the ranchers in the fields of Oklahoma’s Arbuckle Mountains. More than 100 years later, Nancy’s shops deliver an array of both meal and dessert pies that are deep fried to delight.

Exit 51 on I-35
Davis, OK 73030

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Beer Belly

At Beer Belly, chef Wes Lieberher fills the deep fryer with beer-battered goodness, putting a unique spin on his childhood favorites.

532 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020

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Dos Diablos

Glossy hardwood floors, high tin ceilings and walls of red glass greet patrons at this River North district dining establishment, known for the world’s most formidable chimichanga, the Big Mel.

15 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654

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Forcella

Forcella has taken the New York pizza scene by storm with a menu that includes fried pizza, fried calzones, fried desserts and a small selection of fried appetizers.

334 Bowery St
New York, NY 10012

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Funnelicious

Located across the street from Greenville Stadium, Funnelicious is a popular stopover before a Greenville Drive minor league baseball game, serving heart-warming standards like hot dogs and chicken tenders.

155 Augusta St
Greenville, SC 29601

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Iowa State Fair

Started in 1854, the Iowa State Fair is featured in The New York Times best-seller 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Averaging nearly 100,000 people a day, the fair is a mecca of all things deep fried.

3000 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50317

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Ozona Grill & Bar

One of the most popular local eateries in eastern Texas, Ozona is known for its chile rellenos, award-winning salsa and its “Best in Dallas” chicken fried steak.

4615 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

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Sumo Grub

Nothing causes more excitement among the college crowd than Sumo Grub’s deep-fried hamburger -- battered in a tempura/panko mix, deep fried to perfection and served on a hamburger bun with tomatoes, grilled onion and romaine lettuce.

2235 Milvia St
Berkeley, CA 94704