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Tag: Hotel Murano Bite Tacoma

Jan.
29th

Bacon, cheese and gravy: Gussied up fries on menus around Tacoma

Fries and gravy from Hotel Murano’s Bite Restaurant in Tacoma. Photo by Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer

Thin or thick, I don’t have a preference. But do make mine crunchy on the outside, creamy-unctuous on the inside. I’m picky about my fries that way.

I used to think I was a fry purist: crisp potatoes with a sprinkle of salt, please.

And then I had the garlic herb fries at Pacific Grill. Insta-fancy-fry convert. And then I had fries and gravy at Bite at Hotel Murano. And then came along the bacon cheesy fries at Crown Bar. And have you ever had the yuca fries at Asado? Amazingly good.

At Bite and Crown Bar – fancy fries are dishes that command their own real estate on the menu. They’re served solo, sans burgers. They’re big plates of crisp fries covered in elevated ingredients that will make your favorite fast food restaurant fries seem like sad, little, soggy ’taters.

Here, a look at my four favorite fancy fries around town. Read more »