According to Mental Floss, the first time French fries were served in America was in 1802 by President Thomas Jefferson who featured "potatoes served in the French manner" at a White House dinner. The first time a recipe for French fries was published in America was in 1856. The recipe for "French Fried Potatoes" was included in "Cookery for Maids of All Work" by E. Warren.
According to a new survey from National Today, when it comes to fast food fries, we still prefer McDonald's. The top 5 fast food fries are:
3. Five Guys
Check out the complete survey here.
Plus. learn how you can get free French Fries every Friday for the rest of the year (18 Fridays) through the McDonald's app.