Faux Fries

There’s a new frite in town! Avocados, string beans, chickpeas, polenta and other crispy counterparts are taking on the role of potatoes in these inventive, non-traditional approaches to french fries.

Toloache Mexican Bistro
New York, NY
Housemade “fries”: Choice of breaded and fried avocado, cactus or hearts of palm; $5

Chateau Marmont Restaurant
Los Angeles, CA
Aged Balsamic Polenta Fries served with mozzarella, tomato & arugula on ciabatta; $15

Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ
Signal Hill, California-based
Southern Fried Dill Pickles served with Creole mustard dipping sauce and ranch dressing; $6.50

Philadelphia, PA
Yucca Frita (yucca fries); $4

New York, NY
Panisses Nicoise (chickpea fries); $6

Prohibition Taproom
Philadelphia, PA
Beer battered green beans served with aioli dipping sauce; $5


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