Different Types of Fries

With the month of August getting near, the celebration of Julienne Fries Day is also getting nearer and nearer. What are julienne fries? Julienne actually refers to the cutting method originated in France that was typical for vegetables. This cutting method is characterized by long thin strips that look like match sticks, that now we enjoy in our potato fries. 

French fries or commonly known as fries are referred to as sliced and deep-fried potato. This can also be substituted by sweet potato instead of the white potato which is the most commonly used now. They can also be served with different condiments like blue cheese dressing, ketchup, mayonnaise, ranch dressing, gravy, malt vinegar, mustard, or a thousand of salad dressing.  

The Milton Keynes fish and chips and other popular restaurants in Europe offer their customers the finest and freshest potato fries one can serve. If you are into fries, this article might be interesting for you as you will know the different types of fries you can try: 

1. Boardwalk fries – also called fair fries, these fries originated from the mid-Atlantic area and are typically cut in 3/8 to 1/2 inch. They are also characterized by long, square-cut fries with malt vinegar and Old Bay seasoning.  

2.Curly fries – these fried are oftentimes called wavy fries and are often come with melted cheese although they are also good with ketchup sweet chili sauce, and sour cream. They are characterized by long, thin, spiral cuts that originated back in1938 in the Dolores Restaurant and Drive-I on Route 66. 

3.Cheese Fries – a different type of fries cut fried in oil topped with melted cheese. The cheese can be Cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, Velveeta, Cheez Whiz, Swiss cheese, and even blue cheese. You can also add some ingredients such as green onion, jalapenos, garlic, mayonnaise, and others.  

4.Cottage Fries – these fries can be topped with anything such as cheese and mayonnaise although the original was plain fries. When it comes to shapes, cottage fries are shaped like a coin, or sometimes, they are ridged.  

5.Disco Fries or Elvis Fries – these fries originated and is a specialty in New Jersey. They are made with steak fries topped with mozzarella cheese fries and brown gravy, although some versions would put some American cheese.  

6.Bistro Fries – they are served in metal holders and are shaped like the julienne, only thicker with 3/8 to 1/2 inch in thickness. They are also called Euro fries  

7.Carne Asada Fries – this is common to Mexican restaurants in San Diego. they are topped with Carne Asada which a grilled skirt steak or grilled flank together with guacamole, cheese, shredded lettuce, Pico de Gallo, and some sour cream.  

Other types of fries include chicken fries, chips, country fair fries, French fries, and more.  


When it comes to fries, there are several types you can discover, all are distinct to the place they are made. Because files are versatile, they are made with different ingredients and are used as adornment topped with favorite toppings. Even some food chain restaurants such as McDonald’s, the menu would be incomplete without it.