America: a patchwork of potato chip varieties

You say potato, I say pot-ah-toe ... chip. And that's just the start of it.

Though thin and flat may be the national standard _ and bestselling variety _ of this ubiquitous snack, regional and sometimes hyper-local preferences for different calibers of crunch, thickness, seasonings and endless other elements have created a surprisingly diverse culinary patchwork of chip styles around the country.

That's right _ the chips you nosh in the Northeast could be wildly different than those savored in the South. Continue reading "America: a patchwork of potato chip varieties"