Best Fish and Chips - 2001
Hemingway's Key West Grille
Papa would be proud of the way Hemingway's Key West Grille has come into its own. These days the kitchen consistently cooks up some of the best seafood in town, serving it in a fun, casual nautical setting that captures some of Key West's appeal. But we doubt the author ever reeled in a catch as tasty as his namesake's fish and chips. Fresh pieces of cod are thickly coated in a beer batter that turns into wavy crests of crunch as soon as it hits hot oil; inside, the fish stays tender, so juicy it squirts at first bite. Write on!