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Sweet Potato Fries

lizardo100 Aug 28, 2007 11:17 AM

Does anyone have a reccomendation for a great place for Sweet Potato Fries? Preferably in the Northern Virginia area for a decent price? I will also consider venturing into DC, and MD if the fries are really worth it! I have a real hankering for the Sweet Potato fries and it seems they are few and far between!

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  1. monavano RE: lizardo100 Aug 28, 2007 11:27 AM

    Good timing. I had dinner at Chadwick's in Old Town last week and my husband got his reuben with a side of sweet potato fries. Can't beat the price there too!


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      lizardo100 RE: monavano Aug 28, 2007 11:29 AM

      At the Chad? Wow, I guess I haven't been there in awhile! Thanks!!!

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        monavano RE: lizardo100 Aug 28, 2007 11:32 AM

        Love the Chad! ;-)

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      sweth RE: lizardo100 Aug 28, 2007 12:00 PM

      Luna Grill in Shirlington does a good job with these.

      Luna Grill & Diner
      4024 28th St S, Arlington, VA 22206

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        KWynn RE: sweth Aug 28, 2007 03:27 PM

        So does their Dupont location!

        Luna Grill & Diner
        1301 Connecticut Ave NW Frnt 1, Washington, DC 20036

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          sweth RE: KWynn Aug 28, 2007 07:47 PM

          I thought I remembered having them there, too, but it's been years since I've been to the Dupont one, and I know that the menus are (or were) slightly different between the two. Thanks for the update.

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        Elyssa RE: lizardo100 Aug 28, 2007 12:42 PM

        They had them at Cafe St. Ex the last time I was there. Get them with the burger and you'll be full and happy!

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          cleveland park RE: Elyssa Aug 31, 2007 02:27 PM

          I second Cafe St Ex

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          LaceyB522 RE: lizardo100 Aug 28, 2007 12:48 PM

          Chadwicks does have good sweet potato fries. I also had GREAT ones (as an app) at Lightfoot in Leesburg. I've never had a bad meal at Lightfoot and there are so many great choices, you might not get to the sweet potato fries.

          203 The Strand, Alexandria, VA 22314

          Lightfoot Restaurant
          11 North King Street, Leesburg, VA 20176

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            elegantelliot RE: LaceyB522 Aug 28, 2007 02:43 PM

            they have them at Trader Joes and they are pretty good!

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            kateu RE: lizardo100 Aug 30, 2007 05:41 PM

            It's a drive, but Rub in Baltimore has damn good sweet potato fries...plus great corn pudding and beef brisket.

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              choconut RE: kateu Aug 30, 2007 07:49 PM

              if we're recommending Rub (in our neighborhood!) despite the drive, we have to recommend Miss Shirley's in Roland Park! they serve amazing sweet potato fries in a cone with mango ketchup and citrus aioli. we always start our brunch there with this.

              if you want to go the store bought route, I've had the Alexia brand (at Whole Foods and Trader Joe's) sweet potato fries, and they're tasty.

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                ChoppinBroccoli RE: choconut Aug 31, 2007 01:53 PM

                You really should try the Argonaut Bar on H St in DC. It's my corner pub, and the sweet potato fries rock. They've been written up quite a bit for the sweet potato fries. Just do a google to read more. Cheers.

            2. Chocolatechipkt RE: lizardo100 Sep 7, 2007 11:20 AM

              Crossfire in Bethesda has them too.

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                dessertmouse RE: lizardo100 Sep 7, 2007 01:33 PM

                Elephant and Castle in DC has sweet potato fries.

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                  Elyssa RE: dessertmouse Sep 7, 2007 01:34 PM

                  How is that place anyway? Never hear much about it.

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                    dessertmouse RE: Elyssa Sep 12, 2007 11:08 AM

                    It's decent. Not amazing, but not bad.

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                  u.of.c. eddie RE: lizardo100 Sep 8, 2007 05:21 PM

                  Great Sweet Potato Fries at Adega Wine Cellars in Silver Spring MD.

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                    ninaleechie RE: lizardo100 Sep 9, 2007 10:00 AM

                    Jungle Grill in College Park.

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                      Jacey RE: lizardo100 Sep 9, 2007 03:28 PM

                      Healthbar on U St in DC makes them pretty well.

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                        chowsearch RE: Jacey Sep 9, 2007 09:44 PM

                        Wonder which places do fresh, hand cut sweet potato pies...many, though good, seem to have a freezer in their resume.

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                        ALLex16 RE: lizardo100 Jan 15, 2008 08:55 AM

                        I realize this is an old post - but Old Glory in Georgetown actually has excellent sweet potato fries. The rest of my meal? Not so great.

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                          kelarry RE: ALLex16 Jan 15, 2008 07:34 PM

                          annabel lee tavern in balt. hands down. nice atmosphere and lotsa other great tasty delights

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