Eat and Drink Beignets in NYC: Twists on the pastry from Dirt Candy, Dominique Ansel and Soogil By Meredith Deliso firstname.lastname@example.org Updated February 13, 2018 10:59 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Beignets are synonymous with New Orleans, thanks to Café Du Monde’s famous fried fritters. If you’re craving the choux pastry this Mardi Gras, here are three twists at New York City restaurants: Veggie at Dirt Candy Photo Credit: Dirt Candy On Mardi Gras, Amanda Cohen is serving a six-course vegetarian feast of brand-new dishes. Kicking everything off are savory vegetable beignets, which are stuffed with smoked Parmesan and arugula and dusted with vinegar powder. $95/person (tip included) for the Feb. 13 dinner; 86 Allen St., Manhattan, tickets here Matcha at Dominique Ansel Kitchen Photo Credit: Dominique Ansel Kitchen Instead of plain old powdered sugar, the West Village café dusts its mini beignets with matcha powdered sugar for a bit of a caffeine kick. They’re fried to order so they’re served warm and fluffy. $8/six pieces; 137 Seventh Ave. S., Manhattan, dominiqueanselkitchen.com Sweet potato at Soogil Photo Credit: Michael Tulipan The East Village restaurant, which blends Korean flavors with French techniques, makes a savory pastry with Korean sweet potatoes. They’re served warmed, three to a plate, with a chilled white kimchi soup (a winter tradition in Korea). $9; 108 E. Fourth St., Manhattan, soogil.com By Meredith Deliso email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.