So finally I was able to go to Sweet Potatoes, located in New Rochelle, NY.
We (Ex, his mom and I) got there around 5:30. The place is tiny with only 4 tables. We were lucky that there was 1 table empty. The table needed to be cleared, but we went ahead and sat. The waitress came and changed the tablecloth. I joked with the mom that I needed my iron because the tablecloth was so wrinkled.
But anyway, that is a minor detail, the important is food and service.
I ordered the fried chicken with collard greens and steak fries. Ex ordered the fried catfish and sweet potatoes fries. Mom ordered friend shrimp with macaroni and cheese and candied yams.
We were pleasantly surprised that we were served a delicious green salad with a delicious dressing. We were even more pleasantly surprised when after the salad we were served some yellow rice with 1 fried shrimp, 1 crab cake and some chicken strips as appetizers.
The entrees came and were huge and I have to say delicious. If I were to complain about something it would be that I wish that after frying the friend stuff that they would lay the food on paper towel to soak up some of the oil first. Ex pointed out that perhaps they did.
We brought 3 desserts home, peach cobbler, apple cobbler and sweet potato pie. I haven’t tried any of those yet. Honestly those types of desserts normally don’t do anything for me.
The owner of the restaurant took us 3 doors down where he took over the space where used to be a barbershop and made it a lounge/restaurant. It is beautiful and cozy.
If you ever have a chance to visit Sweets Potatoes, you will not regret it. I give it 4 and a half stars (out of 5)