H. Salt Fish & Chips

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  1. Ken Anderson

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    One thing that I miss about living in California is H. Salt Fish & Chips. Since I hadn't heard of them since the early 1980s, when I left California, I was surprised to learn that they are still around, since so many good things are not.

    Although I suppose that H. Salt Fish & Chips might qualify as a fast-food restaurant, or perhaps something between a fast-food place and a regular restaurant, I used to love their fish and chips. A lot of restaurants serve fish and chips (I had some just yesterday, which is what reminded me), I haven't had any that I liked as much as the ones at H. Salt Fish & Chips.

    Looking at their website, the chips look like regular French fries though, and I remember them being shaped differently in the 1970s and 1980s, thicker and not so regularly shaped, but it was the fish that I liked best anyhow.

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    Well British fish and chips have thick cut deep fried chips, not French fries , so they may have changed their recipe not only for the chips but for the batter on the fish too...


    Tell you what, just make a trip to England and get the real thing... :D

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    We have as many fish and chip shops as you have wendy's or similar...some are small restaurants but mostly they're 'take-away' which is how we describe them rather than ''fast food'' as we do macy D's or KFC, pizza, etc..I don't know why, perhaps because they were the first fast food, and we hadn't learned that phrase then!!
     
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    Yeah, that's more like what I remembered them looking.
     
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    I remember having great fish and chips in Singapore from a food truck that served them with malt vinegar and wrapped in newspaper. No restaurant name attached, at least in my memory....
     
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    Ken .. I agree 100%. I loved that place when I lived in California .. best fish and chips around and so close the real deal.

    I learned to love fish and chips as a child when Mom and Dad would take us to Canada to visit our relatives .. so good ! I always wanted fish and chips with malt vinegar .. no burgers or hot dogs for this kid !

    Where I live now ... they seem to think Long John Silver is real fish and chips .. yuck !

    We did have a restaurant open here that claims to be an English Pub .. and boy howdy is it ever good!
     
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