100 Favorite Dishes: Fries from Encore
As a countdown to the Best of Denver 2010, coming April 1, Cafe Society is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in Denver. Send your own nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Number 78: The Fries at Encore
"The Fries"--that's how these things should be referred to in the future. A singular article, unlike any others because they are simply better than all others. When someone is talking about eating fries at Encore, they are talking about these fries: The Fries, perfectly fried shoestrings, drizzled with just the right amount of Chinese restaurant-style hot mustard and presented in a glorious tangle of deliciousness.
The Encore menu changes a lot. The Fries never do. The Fries have been there since the beginning, since the day the doors were opened at Encore. And if the food gods (and Encore's rotating roster of chefs) are willing, they will remain there until the day that Encore does its final bow and turns out the lights forever.
Hungry for more? The dishes in our countdown thus far are linked below:
No. 95 Assiette de charcuterie maison from Z Cuisine À Côté
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