French fries—they come in many forms: shoestring, waffle, sweet potato, curly, the list goes on and on. In this year’s Burger Trends Report, French fries remain the most popular side item served with Burgers in 2016. To celebrate this side item dynasty, we asked chefs and restaurant owners to send us their most creative French fry dishes in honor of National French Fry Day.
Loaded Fries, Uncle Sam’s Burgers
Topped with Sichuan chili, pepper jack cheese, scallions, and sriracha mayo.
Tasty Tots, Tasty Burger
Topped with chili, cheese sauce, scallions, and bacon.
Hangover Fries, Melt Bar & Grilled
Fresh cut fries, seared pork belly, mozzarella cheese curd, rich gravy, fried sunny side up egg, and chopped scallions
Loaded Fries, Brother Jimmy’s BBQ
Fresh cut fries topped with cheese, pulled pork, tomatoes, and scallions.
Irish Nachos, Rhinebeck Bagels
Schweid & Sons beef, melted Pepper jack cheese, guacamole, salsa verde, pico de gallo, queso fresco, and cilantro on a waffle fry.
Ai-Oli Fries, Black Iron Burger
Topped with scallions, bacon, and special aioli dressing.
Jumbo Tater Tots, Red Heat Tavern
Hand-made, jumbo tater tots stuffed with Applewood-smoked bacon, smoked Gouda, Provolone & American Grana cheeses, smoked tomato ketchup, and beer cheese.
Buffalo Chicken Fries & Pizza Fries, The Ainsworth
Topped with Buffalo chicken and scallions. Topped with pepperoni, tomato sauce, and melted mozzarella.
Mt. Fry-suvius, S’macks Burgers & Shakes
Fries piled high with cheese sauces, bacon, pulled pork, homemade guacamole, fried egg, and Cholula.