This post is part of NRN's newsroom blog, Reporter's Notebook. Pei Wei Asian Diner is testing sweet potato fries in some of its units. As part of Pei Wei’s “Small Plates” menu, the sweet potato fries are contained in a small, white paper carry-out box and “served with a smoky sriracha aioli” for $2.95. I encountered the fledgling menu item at a Pei Wei unit in Dallas at dinner July 13 (I inadvertently was celebrating National French Fry Day, I guess.), where it ...

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