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Things We Love: Hush Puppies at EatBar
The hush puppies at EatBar in Arlington come with maple butter on the sideā€”and a secret ingredient in the buttermilk batter. Photograph of hush puppies by Stacy Zarin-Goldberg.
Comments () | Published March 16, 2009

On a menu full of nostalgic finger foods, many under $10, it’s tempting to sample one of everything at Arlington’s EatBar. And nearly everything is worth a try.

But it’s a plate of hush puppies, six to an order, that triumphs as the ultimate comfort food: With a dab of the accompanying maple butter, the warm, Ping-Pong-ball-size treats recall a plateful of fluffy, syrupy pancakes.

Chef Andrew Markert’s secret ingredient? He adds a touch of crème fraîche to the buttermilk batter, lightening what is often a heavy, filling treat.

This appeared in the March, 2009 issue of the Washingtonian.  

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