A celebration of the humble French fry: Inside the new exhibit paying tribute to America’s favorite side dish | Daily Mail

Saturday, January 10, 2015

TWIST-AND-SMASHD, TWIST-AND-SMASHD-SPORTS, TWISTED-POTATO, DAILY-MAILFrench fries are unarguably America’s favorite side, but a new exhibition makes them the main dish, celebrating the humble fried spud in all its various forms.

Fries from 100 New York restaurants have gone on display at a pop-up space on the Bowery in Downtown Manhattan.

And the examples on display show just how many different forms the fry can take, from the 21 Club’s pommes souffles to the paprika spiced curly fries at hot dog chain Papaya King.

The pièce de résistance is a ‘tornado fry,’ a spiral creation from Queens burger restaurant Twist and Smash’d. Its creator, Brianna Cano, told Mail Online that the unusual structure was inspired by a dish she tried during a family vacation in Quito, Ecuador.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2825536/A-celebration-humble-French-fry-Inside-new-exhibit-paying-tribute-America-s-favorite-dish.html#ixzz3OPEkxcrb

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