Rating: ©©-3/4 chips (tolerable)
Once again, Jay’s Fries are really, kinda, sorta, just meh….
Similar to their inaccurately named Hot Fries, Jay’s crispy potato sticks are once again rather short on flavor. Short, that is except for, the unmistakable presence of smoky, fake-meat flavor presence. The flavor isn’t necessarily inaccurate this time around, we actually can taste imagine that we are tasting some bacon and cheddar, just not a very good rendition of the combo. The cheddar cheese aspect is bland and flavorless, mostly devoid of any good cheddar funk, or saltiness.
The light, and crispy potato fries are satisfactory enough, and definitely easy to crunch through; but, they are a tad greasy, resulting in a slightly off-putting taste in our mouths. The fries would surely benefit from the addition of a good dose of salt, but they did serve the crunchy purpose of keeping our fingers and mouths busy – at least until we could find something else to snack on – zing!
Plain and simple, these are nothing to write home about. In the mood for some crunchy, smoky, practically flavorless fried potato sticks? Then these fries….wait, we didn’t think so.
As always we would love to hear what you think. Let us know.
Discovered at Shell Gas Station;Westchester, Illinois
Chip Ratings Scale:
© – return to sender
©© – tolerable
©©© – notable
©©©© – lip-smacking
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