Saturday, July 11, 2009

French Fry Diary 29: Tornado Fries


Traditionally a treat on the streets of Seoul, South Korea, the infamous Tornado Fries have finally made it to the States.

For those of you who don’t know about the tornado potato, we’re talking about an entire potato, thinly spiral-cut, and deep-fried on a skewer. Check the pic for further illumination.

According to Serious Eats, it will be available at the Minnesota State Fair this summer, as well as being available in this French fry lover’s back yard, on the New Jersey Boardwalk.

The Original Tornado Fries is now open on the Wildwood Boardwalk and doing a brisk business. You can get them with a variety of seasonings and toppings.

So if you get down to the Wildwood shore, and you’re an aficionado of the favorite fried food, don’t forget to stop by and get your Tornado Fries.


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1 comment:

bfirrera said...

Yes, we've seen them in Wildwood, but I couldn't step away from the bucket at Curley's to try them just yet. If they were anywhere else, I certainly would have. I WAS intrigued by the various seasonings available!