Flashback Friday: The Best and Worst French Fries in Town

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In honor of our ’80s-themed July issue, we are publishing some truly classic archival content every Friday. Herewith, a snack from January, 1980:

Here in Los Angeles, you can find fries that are a crime against nature — and others that are triumphs of the human spirit. Here’s our survey of the best and the worst, from the fast-food chains to the mom-and-pop burger shops. In all cases, the fries were available to go and were eaten just as God intended us to eat them—while sitting in the front seat of a ’65 Mustang convertible.

THE BEST
Apple Pan
Fatburger
McDonald’s
Sweet Sixteen Grill
Tail o’ the Pup
Astroburger
Burger King
Dolores
Mykonos Two
Tempo
Fat Jack

THE WORST
H. Salt Fish and Chips
In-N-Out Burger
Nathan’s Famous
Amber’s Chicken Kitchen
Bob’s Big Boy
Jack-in-the-Box
Wendy’s
Carl’s Jr. 

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