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samtron608 Feb 11, 2008 11:52 AM

heard about Yam Fries on the radio today. they didnt specifically talk about yam fries, but one of the host mentioned he loves Yam Fries. now i am curious about these....anyone know where i can try some in the LA area?

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    slbear RE: samtron608 Feb 11, 2008 11:55 AM

    i love the sweet potato fries from the creole chef at the baldwin hills/crenshaw mall

    Creole Chef
    3715 Santa Rosalia Dr,
    Los Angeles 90008
    323-294-2433

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      ipsedixit RE: slbear Feb 11, 2008 12:06 PM

      There's a difference between yams and sweet potatoes.

      Both are good, just not the same.

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        slbear RE: ipsedixit Feb 11, 2008 12:15 PM

        oops.. my mistake.
        now i have to make my way to wood spoon to try them too.

    2. ipsedixit RE: samtron608 Feb 11, 2008 12:08 PM

      Wood Spoon has terrific yam fries.

      Wood Spoon
      107 West 9th Street
      Los Angeles
      (213) 629-1765

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        JBC RE: samtron608 Feb 11, 2008 12:31 PM

        Yam fries are available at:

        Snug Harbor
        2323 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
        (310) 828-2991

        Sweet Potato fries are available at:

        Father's Office - Santa Monica (& Culver City too ???).
        http://www.fathersoffice.com

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          travelingchickie RE: samtron608 Feb 11, 2008 10:21 PM

          You can get yam fries at Stanley's a restaurant on Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks. They are pretty good.

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            Diana RE: travelingchickie Feb 12, 2008 05:17 AM

            I think those are sweet potato, too.

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            crystaw RE: samtron608 Feb 11, 2008 11:07 PM

            If you're ever in Orange County-Veggie Grill near UC Irvine makes delicious sweet potato fries that come with a great ranch sauce.

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              jenii RE: samtron608 Feb 11, 2008 11:38 PM

              Tacone does sweet potato fries. Comes with a fruity dipping sauce.

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                Diana RE: samtron608 Feb 12, 2008 05:19 AM

                For sweet potato, I like Boneyard Bistro. I have also had good ones the one time, yonks ago, my husband managed to cram us into a table at Father's office.

                For lesser but still good Sweet Potato fries, I find those at tacone Wraps stands pretty good.

                Yam fire, I have never seen nor tasted, but will have to soon! (one a friied food pass day)

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                  budlit RE: samtron608 Feb 12, 2008 06:36 AM

                  The sweet potato fries at Topanga Canyon Bistro are the best I've had, very crispy

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