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Sweet Chili’s Thaietnamese Salty Sweet Goodness

Last week, Brian reported that Sweet Chili, the new food truck run by Lisa Fernandes, finalist of Top Chef Season 4 (Chicago), was parking at the loading dock of 777 3rd Avenue (at the corner of 48th and 3rd) every Monday. Since I’m pretty much at the loading dock of 777 3rd Avenue all the time now for the Mamu Thai Noodle Truck and the Old Traditional Polish Cuisine Truck, I knew the loading dock wouldn’t let me down with Sweet Chili!

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Sweet Chili Truck Comes to Midtown with a Top Chef Contestant On Board

Sweet Chili NYC isn’t the first Top Chef-helmed food truck, but let’s hope it’s the most successful after the untimely closure of the Frying Dutchmen. Chef Lisa Fernandes was a runner-up on Season 4 and she was known for cooking Asian food. The new truck’s menu (which you can check out here) describes itself as Thaietnamese with platters like Spicy Caramel Pork and Miso Glazed Tofu. You can get a taste of the food today at the food truck lot on Third Avenue between 48th and 49th. They’ll be there every Monday. Early adopters, let us know what you think…