Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email email@example.com.
50. Mixed Grill from Copper Kettle
If you're a fan on Indian food and you've lived in the Valley for more than a minute or two, then chances are you've already heard of Copper Kettle. The restaurant has moved locations several times over the last decade and a half but has most recently settled in Tempe -- just a stones throw away from Curry Corner, which is owned by owner Syed Abbas' sister.
The proximity might make things weird for the family, but diners can still count of the same delicious food the restaurant has been serving since 1998. The restaurant's extensive menu of Tandoori, Punjabo, and Balti cuisines can make picking an entree hard, but if you go for the Mixed Grill you get to try a little bit of several things.
Your plate will arrive steaming hot and loaded with three types of chicken: Chicken Tikka, Kabobs, and Chicken Botis. The tandoori grilled chicken tikka delivers a nice smoky flavor, while the marinated chicken boti packs a more flavorful punch. Our favorite of the trio is the kabob, which is tender and studded with onions.
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