Real Cheap Eats: Kering Kentang at Java Village

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[Photo: Joe DiStefano]

Kering kentang, or Javanese potato chips, are the stuff of a snack lover's dream. The crunchy spuds are tossed with chili peppers, sugar, peanuts and fried shallots. There's also a goodly amount of salt and a touch of sweet Indonesian soy sauce, kecap manis. Each bite is simultaneously crunchy, sweet, salty, nutty and fiery. Find them at Java Village, a superb Indonesian steam table joint by Grand Ave. station in Elmhurst. —Joe DiStefano, World's Fare

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Java Village

86-10 Justice Avenue, Elmhurst, NY 11373 (map)
718-205-2166

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