Only 0.8% of Americans don’t like French fries. Seriously.  We’re addicted!

For National Potato Day coming up on August 19, National Today asked 1,000 peeps about everyone’s favorite carb. Consider this:

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans say French fries reign supreme.

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Favorite potato dishes:

#1. French fries (16%)
#2. Mashed potatoes (15%)
#3. Baked potato (12%)
#4. Hash browns (11%)
#5. Tater tots (8%)
#6. Potato salad (8%)
#7. Potato wedges (8%)
#8. Twice baked potatoes (7%)
#9. Potato skins (6%)
#10. Potato soup (5%)

1 in 3 Americans say McDonald’s has the ultimate fries.

Favorite French fry joints:

#1. McDonald’s (34%)
#2. Arby’s (13%)
#3. Five Guys (10%)
#4. Chick-fil-A (10%)
#5. Wendy’s (9%)
#6. Burger King (9%)
#7. In-N-Out (7%)
#8. Sonic (4%)
#9. Carl’s Jr. (3%)
#10. White Castle (2%)

America’s Favorite types of fries:

#1: Curly fries (22%)
#2: Chili cheese fries (15%)
#3: Cheese fries (13%)
#4: Standard cut (10%)
#5: Waffle fries (10%)
#6. Potato wedges (7%)
#7. Sweet potato fries (6%)
#8. Crinkle cut (6%)
#9. Shoestring/matchstick (5%)
#10. Belgian fries (1%)

(Survey of 1,000 Americans, conducted on August 15, 2017)

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