Kimchi fries?

mingle kimchi fries

Update: And here they are, kimchi fries from Mingle, via the restaurant's FB page. That's a photo above. (Thanks, Jerry!)
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The Chopsticks Optional crew tweeted this afternoon:

I saw a picture of kimchi fries and that's all I want to try now. Can a 518 eatery make that happen ASAP?!
Potato fries topped with kimchi, pork belly, melted jack and cheddar, and sour cream and onions...*drools*

This seemed like an idea whose time has come -- and it should arrive here. Jerry talked with the people at Mingle in Albany -- and it sounds like it's on. Let us offer our strong encouragement. (Hey, sometimes these sorts of requests turn out really well.)

And if you know of where these already exist, locally, please share.

By the way: Chi'lantro, a Mexican-Korean fusion food truck in Austin, claims to be the originator of kimchi fries.

By the way x2: We're generally in favor of all sorts of things being piled on fries with cheese.

Mingle advertises on AOA.

Comments

Wow that was fast. Can't wait to try them


If we are throwing out food wishes how about General Tso wings


I discovered them at table 24 in Rutland and was instantly a fan. I'm surprised no one else has thought of this combo.

Looks like I'll be gaining some weight in the near future. Thanks, Mingle.

My family's restaurant, Lee Lin, is popular for its General Tso chicken and also sells a lot of wings. You may order the General Tso sauce & wings separately or have the chicken in General Tso's chicken substituted w/ wings or w/ the breaded chicken tenders used for Sweet & Sour chicken.

The closest to the depicted Kimchi Fries that we can make is fries w/ roast pork, cabbage, hot sauce, onions, scallions, and you can add your own cheeses & sour cream.

https://www.facebook.com/LeeLinTroy

Okay. That looks like drunk food. I like kimchi, and I like fries, but there are other things I'd prefer to eat with kimchi, and there are other things I'd prefer to eat with fries. Not enthused.

The folks at Mingle worked quickly to make this come to pass!

https://m.facebook.com/MingleAlbany/photos/a.701209986566393.1073741825.304795299541199/701209899899735/?type=1&theater

Thanks AAO +Mingle for making our foodie dreams come true! Will this be on the regular menu or as a special? Either way, cant' wait to dive in!

I've had a few versions of kimchi fries and Mingle's look so impressive! Ack! I can't wait!

It's been a blast "experimenting" with these Kimchi Fries. The flavors are very big and delicious: seasoned bulgokee chicken & beef, pork belly, aged kimchi and melted Havarati cheese. Thank you AOA and Derry X for bringing this dish to our attention! We'll have the final product for our guests this Thursday! Now back to eating... I mean experimenting :)

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