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Fry 'Em Up On National French Fry Day, Dutchess County

Poppy's shoestring potatoes are a meal in themselves. Photo Credit: Provided
Poppy's Burgers and Fries in Beacon. Photo Credit: Yelp

Grab an order of fries served just the way you like them and celebrate National French Fry Day on Wednesday.

Looking for a French fry recommendation? Poppy's Burgers and Fries in Beacon won the Daily Voice readers' choice for having the best fries in Dutchess County.

Poppy's won 49 percent of the vote in the DVlicious French Fry contest . The original contenders can be found here .

Poppy's is located at 184, main St., Beacon.

Whether you like your fries crinkly, curly, waffle or with skin, Americans eat an average of 29 pounds of them annually, according to creditloan.com .

The exact origin of French fries is unknown, but most theories credit 17th century Belgium with the practice of cutting potatoes into strips, according to punchbowl.com.

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