Thursday, September 15, 2011
The Best Fries in the City?!
Foie Gras Fries from Big and Little's. (Photo via Serious Eats)
Betcha didn't know today was National Double Cheeseburger Day. And what goes better with a juicy, homestyle burger than a perfect side of crispy French fries?!
These days, however, some places specialize in fries so well that they can stand out on their own.
And so you don't have to traipse all over town looking for the best ones around, Serious Eats did all the hard work for you with its Chicago: 10 French Fries We Love rundown.
In their quest to pick superior spuds, they "measured texture (that important balance between crisp outsides and fluffy insides), cooking styles, toppings, and most importantly of all, flavor:"
At Hot Doug's, they waited two effing hours for a single order of the infamous duck fat fries. And over at Big & Little's, they indulged in what's got to be the most decadent fries in the city: Foie Gras Fries. Wow.
Find out who else made the cut right here.