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Chip ‘n’ dip

Chocolate dipping sauce with fries: not natural

Different nations like to eat the same foods in different ways. Many Brits like their breakfast bread to be toasted and flavoured with marmalade. The French like to dip their morning baguette in their cafe au lait.

Chippie sauce

So far, so good. Moving onto chips, the discussion becomes a little more heated. Many feel that the Belgians love of mayo with fries is an abomination. Some freaks like ketchup. Famously, Glasgow prefers salt and vinegar while Edinburghers like their chips with salt and vinegary brown sauce.

With the obvious exception of ketchup, the 5pm Takeaway blog is easy osey with most of the above. However, we draw the line at the thought of fries with a chocolate dip. According to a report on Foodbeast, Japanese fast food chain Lotteria is about to launch fries that come with a milk chocolate dipping sauce.

Salted caramel

Salted caramel is good so we can see where Lotteria is coming from but we feel that we need to draw a line in the sand here.

It’s one thing to like fries and it’s another thing to like chocolate. Lots of people like fries and lots of people like chocolate.

That bit of the Venn diagram where the two sets of people overlap is probably quite large. This doesn’t mean that many of those people actually want to eat fries with their chocolate.

What next? Burgers in donuts? Oh… too late.