TGI Fry-Day: French Fries at Shopsin's

TGI Fry-Day

Explorations of the frying arts.


[Photo: Carey Jones]

So crispy. So brown. And yet so potato-y. The skin-on French fries at Shopsin's are a fine reminder that a pile of fries can be a crunchy, oily, salty undertaking without losing their essential potato character. Even after fifteen minutes on the table, these kept an impressive crunch. An order is $5 on its own, but if you get fries without Kenny's sliders—some of the best in New York—you are doing yourself a grave disservice.

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Essex Street Market, 120 Essex Street, New York NY 10002 (map)