Here’s a very important message:
I’m partial to Golden Flake anyway, since they are made in Birmingham, Sweet Home Alabama, but I was tempted to stray with Lay’s promise of the taste of biscuits and gravy, which is one of the best tastes in the world next to fried catfish and real Southern BBQ.
Since the chip industry has nailed the BBQ taste, I gave them a chance with the biscuits and gravy idea, but honey . . . somethin’ ain’t right. There’s a wang to these chips that makes you tear-up because you feel like you’ve been tricked. It’s not bad . . . but it’s not biscuits, nor is it gravy.
You’ve got to hand it to the Lay’s folks. They’re trying some wild flavors they think reflect the flavors of different regions of the United States. It’s a contest with a $1 million prize for the winning taste. You can read more about it HERE. I love potato chips and appreciate a good marketing campaign, but . . . bless their hearts.
If you live in Fairhope and want to taste good biscuits and gravy, go to The Country Queen Cafe. Or go to your Granny’s house. Or make it yourself.
Have you tried Lay’s Biscuit and Gravy Chips? What do you think? Consider yourself warned.