Do French people say chips or fries?
We call French fries just fries, and thicker-cut fries that come from a chip shop are called chips. Then you’ve got thick, triangular chunks which we call potato wedges, which aren’t the same as circular fried slices (otherwise known as chips in other countries) which we call crisps.
Why do the British call french fries chips?
Because they’re crispy. We call chips chips because when inventing them, they WERE chips. To make that make sense, the potato chip (american parlance) was invented because someone was complaining that the chips that a chip-vendor was selling (UK parlance) were too thick.
How do the French eat french fries?
eating etiquette (how to eat…)
When French-fried potatoes accompany finger foods like hamburgers, hot dogs, or other sandwiches, eat them with your fingers. Table manners for eating french fries with other foods. At other times, cut them into bite-sized lengths and eat with a fork.
What do the US call chips?
In the US they are known as “potato chips” or sometimes just “chips”.
What do the French call bacon?
bacon → lardon, lard.