Gourmet potato chips - Fox 2 News Headlines

Gourmet potato chips

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Potato chips, always a favorite vending machine snack, have recently been integrated into New York City's famous high-end cuisine. Fox 5's Kerry Drew took a look at the freshest ways chefs are using potato chips.

Mari Uyehara, food and drink editor at Time Out New York, gave us some tips on chips and restaurants to try.

At Betony in Midtown, Executive Chef Bryce Schuman has reimagined the sour cream and onion chip: "It's sort of a fun take on a classic flavor. Everyone loves the sour cream and onion chip."

The chips are made by dehydrating potatoes until they are paper-thin, and then they're topped with crème fraiche and chives.

If you're ever around Chelsea Market, head over to the Cull and Pistol Oyster Bar for their octopus carpaccio salad. It includes with local arugula, radish, grapefruit, and homemade potato chips.

Aaron Lamonica explains the unexpected crunch: "The octopus has kind of a really soft texture, so we wanted something with a little bite and salt in there to the other parts of the dish."

The chips are made fresh every day, dusted with salt and cayan pepper for a uniquely delicious experience. Unsurprisingly, the salad is one of the restaurant's best sellers.

For a unique spin on the classic chips and dip, we headed to Alder in the East Village. Known for its experimental dishes, it's no surprise they're innovating on the potato-chip trend. Crunchy, golden-brown chips, made from Martin's Potato Buns, are served with a creamy, port-infused cheddar, and sprinkled with pistachio brittle.

And if you love the classics, like Doritos, you'll find them on the menu at King Noodle in Bushwick, which just opened this summer.

The kimchi carbonara dish is served with a sauce of egg yolks and parmesan cheese, topped off with a Dorito crunch!

Nicholas Subic, co-owner of the restaurant, tells us, "We wanted to add a textural element like you would breadcrumbs in an Italian pasta dish, which is where the Doritos came in, we needed something that could really hold its own with the Kimchi and had a lot of flavor to it."

And the next time you're in the mood for a bowl full of chips, try the warm homemade chips with bleu cheese fondue at The Smith, which has three locations in the city. One of their most popular items, these chips have been at the Smith since they opened in 2007.

If you're a potato chip fan, you won't be disappointed! Keep a close eye on your favorite restaurants—high-end chip recipes could be popping up on their menus any day now.

Mari Uyehara agrees that the trend is going further: "This trend with potato chips is a new thing. We are pretty excited about it because it's popping up in restaurants all over the city. We think we are going to see it in more restaurants soon."

And even though these chips may feel grown up, they bring out the kid in all of us.

More chips information:

Time Out New York article

Betony NYC

41 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

http://www.betony-nyc.com/

Cull & Pistol Oyster Bar

Chelsea Market

75 Ninth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

http://cullandpistol.com/

Alder NYC

157 Second Avenue

New York, NY 10003

http://aldernyc.com/

King Noodle

1045 Flushing Ave

New York, NY 11237

http://kingnoodlebk.com/

The Smith

956 Second Ave

New York, NY 10022

http://www.thesmithnyc.com/

  • Manhattan NewsManhattan NewsMore>>

  • High-fiving strangers in NYC

    High-fiving strangers in NYC

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:01:29 GMT
    Looking for a taxi cab is a common sight in the city. For some people, an outstretched arm is usually the sign for hailing a cab. A few other folks see it as something else.Meet Meir Kalmanson. He sees a hand in the air as an opportunity to lighten up a person's serious or frantic state. Meir decided to high-five his way down Fifth Avenue. The video of his rebellion of social norms has gone viral.
    Looking for a taxi cab is a common sight in the city. For some people, an outstretched arm is usually the sign for hailing a cab. A few other folks see it as something else.Meet Meir Kalmanson. He sees a hand in the air as an opportunity to lighten up a person's serious or frantic state. Meir decided to high-five his way down Fifth Avenue. The video of his rebellion of social norms has gone viral.
  • Empire State Building Facebook review controversy

    Empire State Building Facebook review controversy

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:52:40 GMT
    When it comes to visiting New York City landmarks, half the fun is reviewing them afterward on social media sites like Facebook. But some folks say the Empire State Building is reporting their reviews as spam.
    When it comes to visiting New York City landmarks, half the fun is reviewing them afterward on social media sites like Facebook. But some folks say the Empire State Building is reporting their reviews as spam.
  • Smoking rates on the rise in New York City

    Smoking rates on the rise in New York City

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:03:52 GMT
    For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use in the city that pioneered a number of anti-smoking initiatives that were emulated nationally.  Sixteen percent of adult New Yorkers smoked in 2013, up from 14 percent in 2010, which was the city's lowest recorded rate, according to the findings released by New York City's Department of Health.
    For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use in the city that pioneered a number of anti-smoking initiatives that were emulated nationally.  Sixteen percent of adult New Yorkers smoked in 2013, up from 14 percent in 2010, which was the city's lowest recorded rate, according to the findings released by New York City's Department of Health.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices