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Has Anyone Tried the New Flavor Lays Potato Chips?

They're Chicken and Waffles, Sriracha, and Cheesy Garlic Bread.

The Sriracha one sounds like it's probably good, but I haven't seen them in any markets and I'm in L.A.!

And yeah before anyone asks, I'm addicted to chips and I'm fat.

by Anonymousreply 11508/02/2013

I've looked in several stores and haven't found any of them. They have a product locator function on their website, but it foolishly doesn't include any of these new flavors. Epic fail.

by Anonymousreply 103/11/2013

The very thought of gnashing on that garbage makes my teeth and intestines hurt.

by Anonymousreply 203/11/2013

Maybe they're only in test markets.

Chicken and waffles?

by Anonymousreply 303/11/2013

What is Sriracha? I remember when they were doing the commercial for possible new flavors, some of the ones offered up sounded Thanksgiving dinner. The ones they released sound not so good. I imagine chicken and waffles is just another bbq thing and cheesy bread is just another sour cream and cheddar.

by Anonymousreply 403/11/2013

This thread will give the fatties, shower nozzle masturbation material for weeks!

by Anonymousreply 503/11/2013

R4 Sriracha is a tasty Asian chili sauce aka rooster sauce/cock sauce.

by Anonymousreply 603/11/2013

Betcha they're in Cleveland. It's a big test market for food companies.

by Anonymousreply 703/11/2013

No. Potato chips are not healthy.

by Anonymousreply 803/11/2013

Chicken and waffles can be found in WeHo Target.

I have not tasted any but a relative says the Chicken and Waffles taste like.... Chicken and Waffles. They loved it.

I cannot find any of the flavors in my local markets though.

by Anonymousreply 903/11/2013

It does appear that Siracha is becoming the favorite.

by Anonymousreply 1003/11/2013

haven't seen those but here in KC we had Barbeque Ribs ?!! flavored Lay's and Loaded Baked Potato flavored chips. Not sure but I don't think they stay around very long.

by Anonymousreply 1103/11/2013

I've tried the Chicken and Waffles flavor. It's pretty awesome. I used to live in South America, and it reminds me of the chicken-flavored potato chips that are ubiquitous in the continent, only with a sweeter aftertaste.

by Anonymousreply 1203/11/2013

Wow. Sounds delicious! I can't wait to try some!

by Anonymousreply 1303/11/2013

Apparently, there is racially based outrage about 2/3 of these flavors.

The crazies are saying the Chicken and Waffles flavor was introduced in this new PC era and some black people are not happy about it because of stereotypes. And others don't like the Sriracha one because it's too "weird" and too hard to spell.

by Anonymousreply 1403/11/2013

The dour queens who are afraid of one potato chip are such bores. You won't combust if you try them in moderation, dears. Their breasts hang hairy and low on a good day... I bet they all live in NYC.

by Anonymousreply 1503/11/2013

r14 I guess those people have never read or watched Mildred Pierce.

by Anonymousreply 1603/11/2013

R11, several grocery stores still carry the BBQ Ribs and the Loaded Baked Potato chips. It's kind of funny that some of these are regional.

by Anonymousreply 1703/11/2013

[quote]The crazies are saying the Chicken and Waffles flavor was introduced in this new PC era and some black people are not happy about it because of stereotypes.

So should we just forget about watermelon flavored anything in the future?

When did everyone turn into such delicate hothouse flowers?

by Anonymousreply 1803/11/2013

Ass flavored?

by Anonymousreply 1903/11/2013

I'm surprised at the Sriracha. Here in ghetto Hispanic land, we've known about it for ages thanks to our Chinese fast food places. I have a bottle at home myself.

by Anonymousreply 2003/11/2013

Chicken and Waffles (as a dish) sounds so strange to me. Do you put syrup or anything on the waffles? The chicken is fried, right? Do people typically eat it at breakfast?

Is there a reason why, say, Chicken and Pancakes didn't take off? Why waffles???

I'm a white boy from the midwest if you can't tell.

by Anonymousreply 2103/11/2013

All 3 flavors were in Columbus OH Target stores a few weeks ago. Tried the Sriracha and it was good, not great. Not tempting enough for all the fat and sodium. Haven't tried the others.

by Anonymousreply 2203/11/2013

It's all so dreadful, I don't get it, I never will.

by Anonymousreply 2303/11/2013

"Not tempting enough for all the fat and sodium."

R22 keeps his pantry stocked with zwieback toast and air at all times.

by Anonymousreply 2403/11/2013

r21 I used to live right by the roscoes on Pico and Cochran and I almost tried them but the chicken was thigh meat, which looked gross. I guess it's like the turkey and cranberry thing. Salty and sweet can be pretty good.

by Anonymousreply 2503/11/2013

[quote]Ass flavored?

Is Guy Fieri's starting his own line of Potato Chips?

by Anonymousreply 2703/11/2013

It's only the three new flavors that are part of the contest. Since it's a national contest (with TV ads featuring Eva Longoria and Michael Symon) it shouldn't just be in test markets.

I've heard that the Chicken and Waffles flavor has a sweet maple taste; presumably that's to replicate the syrup.

by Anonymousreply 2803/11/2013

Chicken and Waffles sounds strange. I've never known anyone who eats real chicken with real waffles. Maybe that's something new at Denny's or KFC.

by Anonymousreply 2903/11/2013

They sell all three in snack sized bags at Walgreens in STL.

I've tried the Chicken and Waffles and Cheesy Garlic Bread. The cheesy garlic bread tasted like garlic to me. I didn't get any cheese flavor. The Chicken and Waffles was interesting. Chicken flavor followed by a maple syrup flavor. I wouldn't buy a bag of any of these. They were interesting to try but not something that will be big like Sour Cream and Onion or BBQ.

by Anonymousreply 3003/11/2013

i'm in nyc and i've seen them everywhere, walgreens, etc.

i'm not tempted, they're too salty

by Anonymousreply 3103/11/2013

Eva Longoria LOVES them.

by Anonymousreply 3203/11/2013

My local Kroger in Atlanta having a hand out of sample bags on Friday.

I lived in England for two years and I loved chicken flavored potato chips (crisps)

by Anonymousreply 3303/11/2013

R33 - Which Kroger? "Kosher Kroger" on LaVista or "Murder Kroger" on Ponce? Because I remember them handing out samples.

I tasted the Chicken-and-Waffles flavor a few weeks ago and immediately regretted it. The "maple" flavor was very chemical in taste as if the processors couldn't quite replicate the flavor of real maple syrup, but didn't throw in the towel either. Very little chicken flavor to them.

My next cheat day isn't scheduled until the weekend, and I want to try the sriracha sauce flavor.

As for actual chicken-and-waffles, all I can say is, don't knock it until you try it. If you're not used to rich, fattening foods, you probably won't like it. The chicken is usually deep-fried, and you can sop up the syrup from the waffles either with the chicken or biscuit. I don't eat it that often, but its great really late at night after leaving the club, but you don't want to go home quite yet.

The Pennsylvania Dutch Version consists of stewed chicken and gravy on top of a waffle.

by Anonymousreply 3403/11/2013

Bobby Flay went to Harlem to do a chicken and waffles throwdown.

by Anonymousreply 3503/11/2013

Remember Nabisco's "Chicken In A Biscuit" crackers? I briefly worked with a woman who devoured them all day & she always generously offered some to the rest of us. Weirdly intriguing, but I haven't felt the need to go get my own since I last shared hers almost 50 years ago.

The Sriracha flavor does sound good.

by Anonymousreply 3603/11/2013

I wouldn't buy a bag because I'm scared I'd eat to many, but I'd like to try the garlic bread one.

by Anonymousreply 3703/11/2013

If you won't eat thigh meat you got a bad case of Irish tastebuds

by Anonymousreply 3803/11/2013

What does thigh meat have to do with being Irish, R38? I love a nice, meaty thigh...

by Anonymousreply 3903/11/2013

"Very little chicken flavor to them."

Maybe I lucked out with mine, but the chicken flavor was way stronger than the sweet maple-esque flavor at the end.

by Anonymousreply 4003/12/2013

These all sound very very VERY ghetto.

by Anonymousreply 4103/12/2013

Sorry to stereotype, Ciaran - I'm thinking of the way my Irish-American dad's side of the family eagerly tears into dried-out slices of turkey breast and leaves the dark meat totally untouched every Thanksgiving

by Anonymousreply 4203/12/2013

Why are they doing heavy national advertising of products that aren't even available? Seems really pointless.

by Anonymousreply 4303/12/2013

[quote]Chicken and Waffles sounds strange. I've never known anyone who eats real chicken with real waffles. Maybe that's something new at Denny's or KFC.

Your ignorance notwithstanding, it's a very common and popular dish throughout the south. Goggle "Rosco's Chicken and Waffles". It's been around along time.

[quote]Chicken and Waffles (as a dish) sounds so strange to me. Do you put syrup or anything on the waffles? The chicken is fried, right? Do people typically eat it at breakfast?

The syrup is actually what holds and blends the two flavors together. The fried chicken seasonings (savory) and the maple-syrup (sweet) with the waffle typically being the 'bread' of the meal. And no, it's not typically eaten for breakfast although it certainly can be.

As for why a waffle and not a pancake... the waffles stand up to the syrup better than a pancake, which would likely just fall apart or get soggy.

by Anonymousreply 4403/12/2013

Try the "Classic BLT" flavor. That's the best newer flavor.

by Anonymousreply 4503/12/2013

Our local news tested them and their winner was the Sriracha.

by Anonymousreply 4603/12/2013

I haven't seen the around Austin TX yet...

Another site I saw rated them and said Sriracha was far and away the best of the three.

by Anonymousreply 4703/12/2013

Al this time I tought Sriracha was the name Shirley MacLaine picked for her daughter.

by Anonymousreply 4803/12/2013

As said above I like the Classic BLT chips in small doses. They remind me of the Willy Wonka pill - you can taste bacon, bread, tomato, they actually do taste like a BLT.

by Anonymousreply 4903/12/2013

I tried the Chicken and Waffles flavor.

I threw most of the bag away.

by Anonymousreply 5003/12/2013

Local Grocery had a tasting...samples in cups.

Chicken and Waffles: Vomit inducing

Cheese Garlic Bread: Garlicy and decent

Siracha: More sweet than hot: Fail.

by Anonymousreply 5103/12/2013

R41 - Yes, because Sriracha Sauce, a product with roots in Thailand or Garlic Bread, which is an Italian-American hybrid are so "ghetto." Fucking moron...

by Anonymousreply 5203/12/2013

I second R2, OP is clearly a shill

by Anonymousreply 5303/12/2013

[quote]Our local news tested them and their winner was the Sriracha.

Glad to see the Fourth Estate hard at work.

by Anonymousreply 5403/12/2013

None of these sound good to me. I like the dill pickle flavored chips but can rarely find them.

by Anonymousreply 5503/12/2013

[quote] Remember Nabisco's "Chicken In A Biscuit" crackers? I

I do. They were weird tasting. I ate them at my aunt's house once.

My mother would drop us at my aunt's house in summer when she went to work in a restaurant. She'd pick us up around 5 pm. My aunt had 8 kids and my sister and I made 10. Too many kids to feed, so we didn't get lunch. My cousins would disappear to their friends' houses just as the noon whistle started blowing so they could get an invite to lunch.

One day we were so hungry we looked in the cabinet and found some chicken in a biscuit crackers and started eating them. One of my cousins found us and told us we were going to hell. It was a Friday during lent and we'd eaten meat! Chicken in a biscuit! My sister and I started to cry. One of the ingredients was something like chicken bullion, so we'd committed a mortal sin.

by Anonymousreply 5603/12/2013

That's a funny and sad story, R56.

by Anonymousreply 5703/12/2013

I actually love the "Chicken in a Biscuit" crackers. I think they taste great.

But one day I read the nutrition information on the side of the box.

The amount of saturated and trans fats in that shit is unbelievable.

I haven't eaten another one since.

by Anonymousreply 5803/12/2013

Wow, there are some definite body dysmophic posters freaking out on this thread. Do you drink only weak tea, and eat only your own reprocessed feces? You can splurge from time to time, you know...

by Anonymousreply 5903/12/2013

[quote]Remember Nabisco's "Chicken In A Biscuit" crackers?

It's "Chicken in a Biskit." For real.

by Anonymousreply 6103/12/2013

Damn, there are some seriously obese cunts who troll this site.

R.I.P. Datalounge.

by Anonymousreply 6203/12/2013

F&F the anti-gay troll at R60

by Anonymousreply 6303/12/2013

Eating five potato chips does not make you obese, Karen. Have you lost the ability to menstruate yet?

by Anonymousreply 6403/12/2013

I am still mystified by the appeal of the ketchup potato chips in the UK, tandoori Fritos in Canada, and yogurt Doritos in Turkey.

by Anonymousreply 6503/12/2013

Just ignore it, R63. It's obviously just a self-loathing, deeply closeted gay man who can't stop looking at gay internet sites, but has to pretend to himself that he isn't "one of them."

He probably comes here to release some of the hate he feels for himself after he's done jacking off to gay porn.

by Anonymousreply 6603/12/2013

I love Chicken in a Bisket. And its cousin Vegetable Thins. I haven't had them in ages, though as they are a little hard to find. I wonder if the recipe has changed now that people are more aware of saturated and trans fats.

by Anonymousreply 6703/12/2013

[quote] I actually love the "Chicken in a Biscuit" crackers. I think they taste great.

Me too! At least I used to. I had some recently for the first time in ages and they just didn't taste the same as they did when I was a kid.

by Anonymousreply 6803/12/2013

F&F R69.

by Anonymousreply 7003/12/2013

Classic BLT are the best new flavor. Tonight I tried 'Sweet Southern Heat Barbeque' and those are good too, they are a little hot but not too bad.

by Anonymousreply 7103/13/2013

Still haven't seen them at my local grocery store.

The BLT ones sound interesting.

by Anonymousreply 7203/14/2013

The chicken and waffles chips just sound gross....and I'm not fussy when it comes to potato chips.

by Anonymousreply 7403/14/2013

R74 It's a good thing they don't sell Utz chips in my area or I'd weigh 400 pounds. Those things are my crack.

by Anonymousreply 7603/14/2013

[quote]I don't eat it that often, but its great really late at night after leaving the club, but you don't want to go home quite yet.

Where do you get it r34? I've only had it at Gladys Knight's and West Egg. I love this dish and am looking for it all the time but can't seem to find it. Maybe I'm just going to the wrong places.

by Anonymousreply 7703/14/2013

This is an honest question: How do they make potato chips taste like chicken? Are they made with chicken broth, or with artifical flavoring? And if it's the latter, what kind of artificial flavoring do you use to simulate chicken?

by Anonymousreply 7803/14/2013

I once tried potato chips that were "Sausage Pizza" flavor.

And they tasted exactly like a sausage pizza... sausage, cheese, sauce, everything. I was shocked, and a little weirded out.

Doritos also had a "Late Night Cheeseburger" flavor that tasted exactly like Burger King cheeseburgers. They were like crack.

I have no idea how they do it.

by Anonymousreply 7903/14/2013

[quote] How do they make potato chips taste like chicken? Are they made with chicken broth, or with artifical flavoring?

Artificial flavoring chemically engineered in a plant that does this and only this in New Jersey.

Read the book "Fast Food Nation."

by Anonymousreply 8003/14/2013

[quote]Doritos also had a "Late Night Cheeseburger" flavor that tasted exactly like Burger King cheeseburgers. They were like crack.

To me, they tasted like pickles not burgers.

I just tried the new Ranch Dipped Hot Wing Dorito flavor and it was pretty good. They had a nice little kick though the texture was weird.

by Anonymousreply 8103/14/2013

I can't resist a bag of sweet potato crisps, but I'm not wild about the flavoured ones, really.

by Anonymousreply 8203/14/2013

[quote]To me, they tasted like pickles not burgers.

Pickles, mustard, ketchup, cheese, and "grilled smoke" flavor, actually.

Which is exactly what Burger King cheeseburgers taste like.

by Anonymousreply 8303/14/2013

I wish they'd come out with a good "Nachos" flavor chips (either potato or corn). I don't mean "nacho cheese", but "Nachos"... ground beef, jalapenos, tomatoes, sour-cream, refried beans, cheese... you know, the stuff you DIP chips in or smother chips in!

by Anonymousreply 8403/15/2013

I have not had these flavors but the Limon flavor is good and the Pickle flavor is not horrible.

by Anonymousreply 8503/15/2013

Some brand has an amazing "Cracked Black Pepper" flavor. I don't think Lays is one of them.

by Anonymousreply 8603/15/2013

The Classic BLT ones are good. I don't even like BLTs and rarely eat potato chips (and never by themselves) not for health reasons, I'm just not a chip person.

Have you guys check Amazon and seen what they're charging PER bag. I see some on there for $20 per bag. Go look!

by Anonymousreply 8703/15/2013

Pringles has a pizza-flavored crisp that tastes exactly like pizza. Unnerving. They also had a limited run of pumpkin spice flavor and peppermint flavor crisps during the holidays which I didn't try.

I don't understand sweet-flavored chips but maybe that's because I'm not used to them. To me, lime-flavored Tostitos are gross.

But at one point I thought Diet Coke with Lime would be gross but it turned out to be quite nice. So you never know.

by Anonymousreply 8803/15/2013

r86 Are you thinking of Triscuits? They have a cracked black pepper flavor that is so fucking good. I was at my aunt's and found a box and ended up taking them home with me and then buying more the next day. They are the triangle shaped triscuits (maybe lights) and not as fattening as chips so you don't feel so bad. Some of these chips sound so good but I will be strong as I sit and sip my fruittastic smoothie.

by Anonymousreply 8903/15/2013

Kettle's has a black pepper potato chip. They also have some pretty good flavors like "Spicy Thai" which is sweetly spicy and "Buffalo Blue" which is good but definitely doesn't taste like buffalo hot sauce and blue cheese. Kettle chips are way too oily though.

by Anonymousreply 9003/15/2013

I haven't seen these things anywhere.

by Anonymousreply 9103/16/2013

r91 - do you have a Walgreens? I am the one who posted that the 'Classic BLT' are good and I can find the snack size bags of them at my Walgreens. I prefer to buy snack size because I can treat myself without eating too many.

by Anonymousreply 9203/17/2013

Rosemary and Olive Oil triscks are lovely.

by Anonymousreply 9303/17/2013

I second the cracked pepper and rosemary and olive oil Triscuit endorsements. Isn't one of those thinner and triangular? I haven't had them in a while.

Sigh. I almost wish I hadn't read this thread. I'm about to make a trip to the grocery store and there will be damages.

by Anonymousreply 9403/17/2013

STILL haven't seen hide-nor-hair of these things in any store around here.

by Anonymousreply 9504/09/2013

R89 -- do you routinely "take" things you want that belong to others?

by Anonymousreply 9604/09/2013

R94 I finally found the Sriracha chips (nothing into write home about), but not the other two. I also tried the BLT chips, and they were pretty good.

As for Triscuits---I just tried the New Brown Rice-Black Pepper Triscuits and they are REALLY good.

by Anonymousreply 9704/09/2013

Still nothing in any store near me.

I did try the "Classic BLT" flavor, and while the chips were fine I guess, I couldn't identify the flavor at all, and never would have guessed "BLT" to be honest.

The "Tomato Basil" flavor was a lot better, and more readily identifiable as "Tomato Basil".

by Anonymousreply 9904/15/2013

My Kroger couldn't keep them in. I happened to go by there after work and found the chicken and waffles.

They are good in a strange way. They have a very umami type flavor to them with a maple finish. I don't think you'd want to eat a bag of them, but a handful is good.

by Anonymousreply 10104/15/2013

Duh! Guess I'm not a good customer ... are they Lay's? Not a big chip buyer, but the saw the other day Honey/Mustard. Four bags so far. Yum!

by Anonymousreply 10204/15/2013

Rut roh! Someone's off their meds again.

by Anonymousreply 10404/15/2013

It's weird that they have a national ad campaign, but they're so difficult to find in stores.

by Anonymousreply 10504/16/2013

I think they're done now R105. I did find the Sriracha at my local Ralphs two weeks ago (they were okay), but they're gone now.

by Anonymousreply 10704/16/2013

I came across these in the supermarket the other day and tried the Chicken n' Waffles. I thought they were oddly good and I realize the fact that I like junk like that is the reason I'm fat. No normal weight person could enjoy maple syrup flavored chips as much as I do. I'm so ashamed.

by Anonymousreply 10807/26/2013

Had the Sriracha chips a few weeks ago at a party. They were good. I'm not big on chips but I might look for them when I next go shopping.

by Anonymousreply 10907/26/2013

ANYONE who eats any potato chip other than UTZ's Unsalted, has no business telling people what is and is not good.

by Anonymousreply 11007/27/2013

FINALLY saw one of the new flavors in my local store...

I tried the Chicken & Waffle chips.

They were good. But I didn't identify any real flavor that could be attributed to Fried Chicken. They were just a pleasantly, mildly flavored maple-syrup flavor. Like waffles with syrup, only crunchy.

I liked them a lot better than plain Lay's chips.

by Anonymousreply 11107/31/2013

[quote]ANYONE who eats any potato chip other than UTZ's Unsalted, has no business telling people what is and is not good.

Utz chips are not sold nationally, so a good part of the country doesn't have this option.

by Anonymousreply 11207/31/2013

The sriracha disappointed me. Very one-dimensional.

by Anonymousreply 11307/31/2013

Lay's flavors are pretty much one-dimensional across the board.

Though the Chicken & Waffle ones were good. Like addictive good.

by Anonymousreply 11408/02/2013

I have no interest in these new flavors. They would merely corrupt the taste of the dip I am using.

by Anonymousreply 11508/02/2013
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