Here’s a little secret chefs don’t want to admit: French fries and pommes frites are the same thing. Both are sliced potatoes fried until crispy in oil. But there’s something about calling them by their popular European moniker that makes ordering a little more fun — and has inspired chefs to surpass the ho-hum salt seasoning on the average fried potatoes.
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April 28, 2010