Ray Isle (@islewine on Twitter) is Food & Wine's executive wine editor. We trust his every cork pop and decant – and the man can sniff out a bargain to boot. Take it away, Ray.
Keep your carrot sticks and jugs of juiced kale; I say, give me potato chips. As far as I’m concerned, they’re the ultimate snack food. In general, Americans seems to agree, since we eat about 17 pounds per person per year of them, according to the USDA.
And - the key consideration here - they actually go well with wine. So in a kind of nod to public service, here are some suggestions for potato chip pairing:
Sour Cream & Onion
Salt & Vinegar
Lamb & Mint
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