‘Merica food: French fries

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than by celebrating the cuisine that makes us America! First up: French fries.

It’s weird how French fries, which are such a part of the daily American eating routine,1 are named for another country. And while we may not even have the best french fries in the world (poutine!), can you imagine a classically American meal without them?

To help you celebrate our independence from the land of fish and chips–and bring forth your hungry inner American–here are a couple of local places to pick up some of, what we think are, the best French fries in town:

If we’ve missed your favorite spot to pick up fried spuds, let us know in the comments below.

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  1. But are by no means indigenous to America
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