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We've had many requests over the weeks since we first started our weekly Food Fight feature. Egg rolls, breakfast tacos, donuts, fried calamari (oddly specific, that one)... But the most resounding has been for milkshakes. Whether it's the heat of the summer or the cool comfort found in its sweet, frosty arms, milkshakes seem to be on everyone's mind these days.

But much like Battle Pizza, we want your help on this one. Our hearts are forever betrothed to one milkshake and one milkshake only -- and it's not even a milkshake. It's the creamy, buttery, slightly savory butterscotch malt at 59 Diner. With a love that's been unshakeable for going on 12 years, it's hard to choose another ice cream-based drink without thinking wistfully of our first and only love.

With that in mind, we need your help. Tell us the best milkshake in town and we'll pit the top two choices against one another in this week's Food Fight. And we promise that not once will we compare it to a butterscotch malt. (Well, maybe in our hearts...)

Let the voting begin in the comments section below...

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