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French fries (North American English, sometimes capitalized), chips (English), fries, or french-fried potatoes (formal) are thin strips of potato that have been deep-fried. They are popular in many countries and go by many names in various languages. A distinction is sometimes made between fries and chips. North Americans often refer to any elongated pieces of fried potatoes as fries, while in other parts of the world, long slices of potatoes are sometimes called fries to contrast them with the thickly cut strips, which are often referred to as chips. French fries are known as frites or pommes frites in many parts of Europe, and have names that mean "french potatoes" in others
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Quick Tip by . January 24, 2012
This is a perfect side dish for savory meals, and a fun snack to munch on, though it's in everyone's best interests to not eat them all the time since they're not healthy. To me, french fries go best with a grilled medium rare ribeye steak served with an ice-cold glass of Coca Cola.
Quick Tip by . February 04, 2011
If you plan to eat some with your beer after work-don't have ice cream as a dessert for lunch
Quick Tip by . March 04, 2010
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Alas, one of my weaknesses---especially if you add garlic, cheese and herbs!
review by . December 09, 2008
French Fries are the best side to go with anything, anywhere, any time, in any way. Well, that's my humble opinion, at least. I don't know why, but no matter how full I am after eating a burger, sandwich, or meal, I just can't stop putting French Fries inside me. Add any condiment to the picture, especially Ranch, and it's over. Call 911 right now. Oh, and how about making them a meal just in themselves? Chili-cheese fries, anyone?    I know this is kind of weird, but I really …
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