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French Fries

Salty, carb-y, and greasy: French fries are a dream comfort food. Discuss where to find the best fries, from cheap fast food joints to haute cuisine restaurants. Also talk about frying techniques, potato choice, condiments, and more.

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November 2021 DOTM – FRENCH FRIES

hirsheys
by hirsheys 1 month ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for November 2021. Our dish this month is French Fries. French fries are a dish that usually consists of potatoes that are cut into even strips, then deep-fried...

What's with the brined french fries?

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by Carpetbagger 8 years ago

It started with chain restaurants but now it's creeping into diners and other independent restaurants. French fries that are saturated with salt. I love salty french fries but the interest for me i...

Lil Woody's/Great State Burger

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by equinoise 6 months ago

A joint review seemed in order for these two multi-location Seattle burger emporia. Both are similar in their embrace of a Shake Shack-oriented trend (founded in 2004) favoring a kind of nostalgic...

Krepe Dog truck in Modesto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

A friend of a friend provided a chow-tip for Modesto's Krepe Dog. He says his fave is the Elote Dog ($7.51) described on the menu as garnished with grilled onion & Corn, topped with Cotija cheese, ...

Free fries at SF Super Duper Burger for the vaccinated

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Check the link for requirements. "Offer valid open-7pm daily. Limit 1 use per guest. Offer valid at the following locations only: Super Duper Burgers, Metreon – 783 Mission St Super Duper...

Where to find the best french fries in NYC

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by nycguy20011 5 years ago

Do you agree with this list of where to find the best french fries in NYC? http://gothamist.com/2016/07/07/best_french_fries_nyc.php I haven't tried any of those places, so I'm in no position t...

Nasty Battered French Fries

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by Pitbullchow 5 years ago

What is this horrible trend of restaurants serving these French fries that are either called; Battered, coated or seasoned ? What happened to the good ole fashioned all potato French fry ? Upon d...

Golden Gate Meats Cafe

Civil Bear
by Civil Bear 1 year ago

Picked up a leg-o-lamb for Father's Day lunch at Golden Gate Meats in Richmond and discovered their new cafe. Nicely seasoned 1/3lb CAB patty cooked perfectly to order, with lots of fresh green lea...

I figured out why In/Out fries suck

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by essvee 13 years ago

A friend and I have wondered, nay, obsessed on this topic for many of years now. Why are the fries at In/Out so damn tasteless? The potential for greatness is right there, they slice them right in ...

How do they make the fries?

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by Ghostquatre 6 years ago

Hi, Quebecer here, I was wondering, how do you make french fries so they are a deep orange-brown color like the ones you find in greasy spoons/snackbars operated by the French-Canadians? I find ...

Food 2 Go-Go: Drive-Thru Strip Club Serves Up Solution For Coronavirus Blues

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This club owner might deserve an entrepreneur of the year award. He's added a second service following a success with delivery service (originally names Boober Eats) https://www.chowhound.com/post/...

Most popular take-out & delivery orders by state

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Uber Eats has experienced a more than 30% uptick in orders from independent restaurants since mid-March. French fries and crab rangoon are most popular with interesting differences between states. ...

Bring Back Carl's Jr Original French Fries from the early 80's

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by aquascuba 14 years ago

Petition Carl's Jr to bring back the original French Fries from the early 80's. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, krinkle cut style.

New cutting gadget

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by diegomed14 2 years ago

Hello everyone, I am new here, but I was searching for a good home-cooking discussion page and found this one. I wanted to know what are some of your thoughts on this cool new hand-held gadget that...

Crinkle-cut fry burger joints in Napa?

Mission
by Mission 2 years ago

Hi, I will be in Frisco and going to Napa Valley. any good crinkle-cut fry burger joints in Napa?

Spud's "Pomme Fries" is Closed, Bellmore

Gastronomos
by Gastronomos 3 years ago

Closed Edit: word has it they might reopen in an other location. Hopefully not as obviously bad as the first one.

Loaded mexi-cali fries

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by sakthi 3 years ago

I visited Glendale few months back and stopped at this nice Mexican spot http://cocinacilantro.blizzfull.com/signature/24960 I had loaded Mexi-Cali fries and veggie burrito. The food was really...

Why didn't my sweet potato fries get crispy??!!

Suzie
by Suzie 14 years ago

I tossed them in olive oil and cooked them in a 400 oven. They became mushy, stuck to the foil, burnt on the side on the foil, just an overall mess!

WTF Happened at Glenwood (Hamden, CT)

BiscuitBoy
by BiscuitBoy 4 years ago

Haven't been in a few months, they changed to their fries to some kinda coated abomination. Did they mess up their rings too? Wayne, you listening?!

Nepenthe's AmbrosiaBurger & Big Sur Community Bypass Trail

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Before Highway 1 reopened on October 13, William and I hiked from Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park along the Community Bypass Trail to have lunch in "Big Sur Island" at Nepenthe (http://www.santacruzsen...