It’s Thursday again, which means it’s time for another eating styles poll! Up for debate this week? French fries.
Summer is a time for burgers on the grill, but no hamburger is complete without a side of these little golden munchies. No two fries are the same, but french fries do have several distinct styles. The Mickey D’s-style fries, also known as “shoestring fries” are pictured above.
You also have your…
Steak Fries (or potato wedges if the skin is left on)
These are thicker-cut and more potato-ey than regular french fries – kind of like mashed potatoes inside a fried shell.
As their name would imply, these are regular fries with some sort of seasoning thrown on top of them. Flavors range from your typical Lawry’s Salt-esque seasoning to Cajun to rosemary, depending on the restaurant.
Usually associated with Arby’s, this style typically comes seasoned and cut into fun spiral shapes.
These are basically original fries, just cut into a crinkle shape (read: better for ketchup-grabbing) instead of a spear. They also tend to be a little bit thicker. You can find these fries in many a middle-school cafeteria or at Shake Shack
Served at Chick-fil-A, college cafeterias and random bars & restaurants.
What’s your favorite french fries style, So Good readers? Are there any we missed? Vote for your favorite below, and defend your choice in the comments.