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Answers from Questlove about food

Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson dishes to The Hollywood Reporter.

Answers from Questlove about food

Stephen Starr and ?uestlove from The Roots
Stephen Starr and ?uestlove from The Roots

The Hollywood Reporter laid down its "THR Taste Test" for Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, the Philly-rooted drummer and now partner with Stephen Starr on Hybird, a fried chicken stand at Chelsea Market in New York.

Among the findings:

Thompson's guilty pleasure is a honey-roasted turkey hoagie and jalapeno chips from Cosmi's Deli, and a Tastykake butterscotch krimpet.

Thomson's big wish: "I want to be the In-N-Out Burger of my field, something that you have to make a pilgrimage to, so I would like to expand to only 10 locations. Actually, our second location might be outside the country. We’re taking a few meetings right now. I want to keep it more like a boutique, and not just cash in on it and become just another fast food restaurant.”

Oh, and he tells why he moved out of his house.

Read it here.

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