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Bethel's Sycamore Drive-In Vies For Win In DVlicious 'Best Fry' Contest

Sycamore is known for its burgers and fries.
Sycamore is known for its burgers and fries. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The original Sycamore burger, with fries and homemade root beer.
The original Sycamore burger, with fries and homemade root beer. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Sycamore owner Patrick Austin poses next to a gas pump.
Sycamore owner Patrick Austin poses next to a gas pump. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Sycamore in Bethel is known for its retro decor.
Sycamore in Bethel is known for its retro decor. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Enjoying lunch at Sycamore.
Enjoying lunch at Sycamore. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Cooking up customer favorites at Sycamore.
Cooking up customer favorites at Sycamore. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Sycamore's 50's decor is a big draw.
Sycamore's 50's decor is a big draw. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

BETHEL, Conn. -- No burger or sandwich is complete without an oder of fries. Whether you like them shoestring skinny, crispy and crinkled or golden brown and fried to perfection, they remain one of America's favorite sides.

Poll
DVlicious Ask: Who Has Fairfield County's Best Fries?
Final Results Voting Closed

DVlicious Ask: Who Has Fairfield County's Best Fries?

  • Barnum Publick House, Bridgeport
    15%
  • Burgers, Shakes & Fries, Greenwich. Darien
    7%
  • JK's Restaurant, Danbury
    51%
  • Sycamore Drive-In, Bethel
    8%
  • Super Duper Weenie, Fairfield
    19%

You've chosen five finalists as the DVlicious best in Fairfield County; now it's time to vote. First, though, grab some ketchup and pour over the following. Just don't blame us if you get hungry!

Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant, 282 Greenwood Ave., Bethel, (203) 748-2716

Fry Type: Traditional straight thin cut.

What Makes Them So Addictive: Made with canola oil, they are always fresh, served a golden brown: crispy on the outside; soft on the inside. The diner also offers a generous portion. According to Owner Patrick Austin, they are traditional: "Nothing fancy but good old fashioned fries."

A reminder: Voting ends Tuesday, May 31 at 5 p.m. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.

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