Potato chips are Americans’ favorite snack food. The first potato chips
were made in New York. A chef living there made the potato chips out of
French fries. In the 1700s, fried potatoes were popular in France. They
were thick in those days. Thomas Jefferson stayed in France for a while
before he became President of the United States. He enjoyed eating French
fries there. After he came back to America, he gave them to his guest.
French fries became popular in America, too. In the summer of 1853 George
Crum was working as chef at a high-class restaurant in Saratoga Springs,
New York. He cooked French fries there. One night, a diner sat at a table.
As soon as he saw the fried potatoes, he said, “These French fries are
too thick for me to eat.” Then Crum cut them again and again. They became
very thin. It was difficult to eat them with a fork. This time the diner
enjoyed the very thin fried potatoes. Other diners ordered these French
fries, too. The food named Saratoga Chips became a specialty at the restaurant.
At last Crum opened his own restaurant. It became famous for his Chips.
Soon the potato chips in that area were packed and spread to many other
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