The Most Crave-able Fries Around the World
Collected by Dwiveck Custodio, AFAR Local Expert
For someone who didn't like fries as a kid (I kid--hah--you not!), I've learned that well-made fries and their pairings can be glorious.
Hua Li Lu, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510620
Honey Beams brought me my first--and much needed--taco experience in Guangzhou. I feasted on short rib tacos and lemonade. And then I devoured the Korean fries with cheese, onions, hot sauce, and fresh herbs. And then I devoured the sweet potato...
39 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
For a perfect summer day in Asheville, go for a nice drink and snack of truffle fries on LAB's terrace. Or if you're tempted, just go for it and make a whole meal out of these thin, crunchy, trufflicious fries like I did. (In my humble opinion,...
82 Stanley St, Central, Hong Kong
After four months spent almost entirely in Guangzhou, I spent two days in Hong Kong. Ninety-nine percent of those two days was spent eating. Don't get me wrong--I love the food in Guangzhou. But sometimes I just crave non-Chinese food, and it's...
23 Rue Jean Larrivé, 69003 Lyon, France
Best frites (aka French fries) EVER. They were hand-cut by the 87-year old owner, Madame Giraud. I wrote about her in my AFAR article about Lyon's bouchons. These frites were pure heaven paired with Madame's steak with brown butter. (Yes, I did...
1400 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
392 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2A9, Canada
Former Toronto food truck superstar, Banh Mi Boys, opened up a shop at the buzzy intersection of Queen and Spadina (ironically, it's beside a McDonald's). In addition to their popular banh mi sandwiches and steam bao is one unusual dish: Kimchi...
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