“Does this come with French fries?” is not a question asked on July 13.
Wednesday marks National French Fry Day, where indulging in deep fried potatoes becomes a holiday.
Across social media platforms like Twitter, people have shared their love of fries with quirky tweets and hilarious GIFs. Restaurants across the nation, including Oak Brook-based McDonald's and Chicago’s own Frite Street, are celebrating the day by giving out sides of French fries.
Get to Frite Street, 400 S. Financial Place in Chicago, by 4 p.m. to take advantage of its freebie fry deal. The slider-slinging, hand-cut-fry boasting restaurant that calls itself a "French fry dive," is offering free fries until closing.
McDonald's is giving a free medium fry with the purchase of a medium McCafe beverage, according to the chain's official Twitter account. This deal applies at participating locations.
IHOP extended its free fry promotion to July 31. According to an International Business Times article, the pancake diner is giving refills on fries with the purchase of certain burgers.
Your purchase of a sub today at Penn Station Subs includes a complimentary small fry, according to the sub restaurant's official Twitter account.
Penn Station Subs has Illinois locations in Skokie, Lombard and Bolingbrook.