07/28/2013 11:11 am ET Updated Sep 27, 2013

Don't Miss The Cholon Street Food Festival


This week I discovered a new dish at ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro that might overthrow the soup dumplings as my menu favorite. (Yes, really.) It's called the Penang short rib curry dip (pictured) with toasted rice cream, and French fries. If that seems over the top, think gravy fries but more composed and infinitely more interesting. You can dip individual fries into the blend of Asian flavors, or you can spoon the coconut-curry over a heap of fries. Either way, don't miss it.

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