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View Poll Results: What's your favorite kind of potato chip?
Plain 13 9.49%
Plain plus dip 8 5.84%
Ketchup 5 3.65%
Salt and vinegar 41 29.93%
Sour cream and onion 19 13.87%
Sour cream and bacon 3 2.19%
All Dressed 2 1.46%
Chedder 4 2.92%
BBQ 13 9.49%
Other....? 29 21.17%
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Old 12-09-2015, 07:38 AM
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Likewise, I'm disappointed that the PEI Scalloped Potatoes won up here.
Not having had them this is what I assume the experience is like:

Open your bag.
Stick your hand in.
It is cold and wet.
You pull your hand out and with it comes a soggy mess of cream and a mush that could loosely be called "chips".
Though you should know not to, put you put it in your mouth and immediately feel ill.

That's such on odd flavor to choose in that I wouldn't even describe scalloped potatoes as even having a flavour aside from "very mild".
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Old 12-14-2015, 12:51 AM
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I thought they were pretty good, actually.

Kind of mundane as "new flavors" go, and they remind me of cheddar and sour cream chips that I'm not sure are any longer available here, but they were alright. I'm fine with them sticking around, not that I expect they will.
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Old 02-27-2016, 01:56 PM
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So anyone try the new Swap flavors Lays is offering?

I like them all so far, except for the Olive Oil & Herbs which I have yet to sample.

Habanero has a lot more character than than the plain Hot & Spicy, and Korean Barbeque is a nice counterpoint to most overly sweet BBQ chips.
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Old 05-11-2016, 08:37 PM
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Old 05-13-2016, 11:24 PM
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There's this crazy ripple cut Sriracha potato chip flavor available at the import food store in my supermarket. They aren't the best spicy chip or spicy flavor, but definitely aren't the worst, either.
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Old 08-31-2016, 08:46 AM
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Those Lay's Tikka Masala chips are fantastic.
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Old 09-06-2016, 02:17 AM
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So good news! While Chili Cheese Fritos are still not a thing here, Ruffles has introduced their own Chili Cheese flavor!

The bad news is that while good, it's not quite the same, and it's for a limited time.

But at least I managed to smuggle a bag of the Fritos up here from when we were in the States last month.
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:17 AM
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Those Lay's Tikka Masala chips are fantastic.
I ran into disappointment over labor day weekend when I stopped by a Subway for lunch only to discover no Tikka Masala Lay's in sight. Instead they had Szechuan Chicken and Brazilian Picanha steak, both of which I bought for testing purposes - but they were both merely kind of okay, wouldn't buy again. Still want to try the Masala.
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Old 09-09-2016, 02:20 PM
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The Picanha was pretty good, but I think the main reason I liked it was due to the inclusion of garlic. Now I want to try something similar, that's flavored with a combination of mint, vinegar, and -- god help us all -- a little garlic and maybe just a hint of pepper
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Old 09-09-2016, 04:55 PM
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The Tzatziki is dissappointing, especially next to it's companions.
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Old 09-10-2016, 08:25 PM
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The Szechuan was OK. Probably my least favorite of the 3. I don't think I can still find a bag of the tzatziki around here now, but I'm sure it's the blandest of the bunch (although, yogurt and dill does make an excellent dip for, say, the crinkle-cuts or salted kettle chips)
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Old 09-12-2016, 09:23 AM
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Agreed! Except they used sour cream instead of yogurt for the seasoning.
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Old 01-19-2017, 07:01 AM
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oh i went to belgium over new years and had paprika chips because they were everywhere.

it was ok. Not especially bold but that was fine.
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Old 01-19-2017, 08:19 AM
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I was just at Kroger because it's the closest grocery where my wife is for grad school, and they had a ton of Kettle chip flavors I hadn't seen before. Picked up Maple Bacon and Hawaiian Barbecue, but I haven't had a chance to try 'em yet.
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Old 01-19-2017, 08:21 AM
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This thread bump reminds me that I was recently made aware that Storm Chips are a thing:



Covered Bridge chips (a local potato chip manufacturer/distributor) had the bright idea to market a bag of chips that you buy in preparation for a winter storm, and now the dang things apparently fly off the shelves around here every time it snows. I honestly found them pretty disappointing, though? Their whole thing is that the bag contains a mix of 4 of Covered Bridge's other flavours (barbecue, ketchup, dill, and sea salt & vinegar), but mostly I found that the tastes all kind of blended together and it mostly felt like I was eating a bag of all-dressed? *shrug*

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Kettle chip... Hawaiian Barbecue
This is relevant to my interests...
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Old 01-19-2017, 01:32 PM
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The local brand, Herr's, has come out with their own Cheddar Horseradish. They do not go lightly on the horseradish. my eyes were tearing up after 5 of them.
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Update on the poutine Ruffles: They taste pretty much like poutine? The poutine flavour is definitely there but the lack of poutine texture kinda changes the experience. Try 'em at least once!
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Old 01-21-2017, 02:26 AM
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There's a Japanese brand of potato chips I really like, called Wasabeef. As the name implies, their basic chip's supposed to taste like beef and wasabi. That and Nori Shio (roasted salted seaweed) flavor (available from like every single brand in Japan) are really good.
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Old 01-23-2017, 02:38 PM
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This thread bump reminds me that I was recently made aware that Storm Chips are a thing:
California brand Earthquake Chips are pretty kind, too. All the different flavor mixes dumped into the same batch of chips.
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Old 01-23-2017, 10:31 PM
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One of the chip makers here did a variety bag like that, but I forget which one. It was 4 different types all mixed in, like spicy, umeboshi, and I forget the other two.
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Got some Wasabi-flavored Pringles, and Ketchup Doritos are back.
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Old 02-01-2017, 09:01 PM
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Lays is taking flavor ideas again. Roll the dice.
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Old 02-13-2017, 11:36 AM
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These Beer n' Brats Lay's actually do kind of taste like bratwurst, it's kind of scary.
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Old 04-18-2017, 01:42 PM
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So I was in some gas station on my way out of Georgia and what do I see but a bag of All Dressed Ruffles, complete with extremely condescending back-copy explaining to Americans what All Dressed is, except it doesn't really end up saying anything other than "this is a flavor, from Canada".

Anyway I tried them and they're pretty good, though quite mild. I feel like I'd like it better kicked up a few notches, but I suppose wanting anything intense from the #1 Flavor of any country majority-populated by white people is just expecting too much.
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Old 04-19-2017, 08:13 AM
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FWIW, there are certainly other brands out there with more intense All Dressed flavouring than Ruffles.
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