The 5 Best Potato Chip Flavors You’ve Never Eaten
Today is National Potato Chip Day. Strolling down the chip isle at your supermarket, you might think their selection runs the gamut of potato chip flavors (bar-b-que, salt & vinegar, sour cream & onion), but you’d be surprised by these 5 potato chip flavors that have never shown up in your grocery store.
Old Bay is the traditional seasoning mix used when cooking crabs pulled from Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Herr’s, based in nearby southeastern Pennsylvania, uses Old Bay which is a combination of peppers, paprika and many other spices to dust these chips.
Made by Lay’s for sale in Canada, Roast Chicken chips carry the flavor of savory fowl after a long turn on the rotisserie. Roast Chicken isn’t available everywhere in Canada, just the Atlantic Provinces like New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
Another variety from our friends North of the Border, All Dressed chips combine the flavors of ketchup AND salt & vinegar AND other mystery seasonings. It’s as deluxe as chips get in Canada!
Zapp’s is a regional chip brand based in Louisiana. You can find them nationally if you search hard enough. Their top seller is a flavor that’s reminiscent of a bayou crawdad boil (similar in theme to the Old Bay-spiced chips). Zapp’s claims that their Spicy Cajun is the first Cajun-flavored food item ever produced.
Another regional chip-maker is California Chips. Their ‘Earthquake’ brand will shake up your perception of what makes a tasty chip. Their formula is a secret, allowing only that the Earthquake flavor is a combination of other popular flavors. Tasters claim you’ll get hints of barbecue, jalapeno, salt & vinegar along with sour cream & onion. Wow, that’s an 8.0 on my Richter scale.