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Too often, bar snacks are relegated to frozen staples, dropped in a deep fryer till they're golden brown and
delicious edible. When a bar takes the time to hand-craft a deep-fried treat it's hard not to notice.
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Hand-crafted Jalapeno poppers can be had at the Free Man, but the kitchen leaves the seeds inside the pepper before stuffing them with cheese. The results are so hot I watched a man turn pink while trying to force his way through a plate.
At City Tavern, though, the kitchen does their best to remove most of the seeds and ribs. The poppers are still spicy enough to make you pause about half way through a plate, but mild enough that you'll live to tell about it.