Food & Recipes

The Definitive List of the Best French Fries in America

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 1:56 PM, November 2, 2017

Rachael Ray Show

Aired November 3, 2017

Photo Courtesy of Balthazar

Sure, they may have “French” in their name, but no one can deny it: America is the land of the French fry!

And we asked our favorite foodies and chefs to dish out their favorites from across the country.

(Spoiler alert: The East Coast is WINNING this round!)

Anne Burrell, Alex Guarnaschelli, and Gail Simmons: Balthazar, New York, NY

Jason Smith: Black Iron Burger, New York, NY

Josh Capon: Bowery Meat Company, New York, NY

Hugh Mangum: Duckfat, Portland, ME

Graham ElliotDusek's, Chicago, IL

Mike Solomonov: Five Guys

Emeril Lagasse: Fred's at Barney's, New York, NY

Jeff Mauro: Gene & Jude's, Grove, IL

Geno Vento: Geno's Steaks, Philadelphia, PA

Richard Blais and Curtis Stone: The Breslin, New York, NY

Andrew Zimmern: Lafayette, New York, NY

Marc Murphy: Landmarc, New York, NY

Scott Conant, Daniel Holzman, Daym Drops, Ryan Scott, Sunny Anderson, and Duff Goldman: McDonald's

Fabio Viviani: Portillo's

Michael Chernow: Seamore’s, New York, NY

Kelsey Nixon: Shake Shack

Melissa Clark and Stephanie Izard
: The Spotted Pig, New York, NY

The Pizza Cousins: Strange Flavor, Brooklyn, NY

Don Drucker: Superdawg, Chicago, IL

Jet Tila: The Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY

Clodagh McKenna: Union Square Cafe, New York, NY