You Should Be Pickling Your French Fries and We're Not Kidding | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 18 August 2015
  • Pickles are delicious. French fries are delicious. It's about time somebody brought it all together.

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Comments • 841

  • bobsagget823
    bobsagget823  2 weeks back


    • Jonathan Harmeyer
      Jonathan Harmeyer  3 months back

      Ole rapo?

      • shandya
        shandya  4 months back

        Went here after watching Epicurious' 4 Levels of French Fries video, because I'm so intrigued by the pickled french fries... And somehow the recipe on this video is oddly similar to the lvl. 3 chef's one, down to the cabbage & the apple sauce. Huh 🤔🤔🤔

        • saleh aburashids
          saleh aburashids  4 months back

          What's the brine exactly? Is it just water?

          • Leonor Godinho
            Leonor Godinho  8 months back

            can i ferment this on a cold temperature?

            • Mar~Bear
              Mar~Bear  10 months back

              That damn guy talks to fast

              • reslus
                reslus  10 months back

                can't take the hair seriously

                • Max Wilson
                  Max Wilson  10 months back

                  Looks very good, but the portion size needs to go up a lil lol

                  • Steve Sharp
                    Steve Sharp  11 months back

                    Go ahead and, go ahead and, go ahead and, go ahead and. Good to go

                    • BMW W.
                      BMW W.  12 months back

                      Man bun tattoos, denim apron...skinny...most likely smokes cigarettes..trendy chefs r so annoying

                      • Magnus Böner
                        Magnus Böner  1 years back

                        Thanks for the great video!

                        • Sneezefox
                          Sneezefox  1 years back

                          I was so curious but he doesn't describe how it tastes any different?

                          • Irene Montero Sabín
                            Irene Montero Sabín  1 years back

                            This video is awful. The cook speaks so quickly that it's horribly hard to decipher what the hell he's saying. Hard to follow, confusing! Bon Appétit shouldn't publish something of such poor quality.

                            • WarmWoolSox Good
                              WarmWoolSox Good  1 years back

                              Interesting and I’m trying this. Sounds delicious.
                              Thanks for something different.

                              • SilverWater
                                SilverWater  1 years back

                                Why has he only got half a haircut?

                                • Comedy Kitchen
                                  Comedy Kitchen  1 years back

                                  Al’s place is hands down my favorite restaurant in SF. However, it’s the smoked applesauce that really makes those fries magical.

                                  • Katie Herres Wandering Sheep Ranch

                                    At the very very end of the video, did he say smoked applesauce?? :0 :0

                                    • Badguy
                                      Badguy  1 years back

                                      Is that a man-bun? Ughhh...

                                      • Vince M
                                        Vince M  1 years back

                                        Looks delicious :)

                                        • Screen-Peeker
                                          Screen-Peeker  1 years back

                                          haha one of the dumbest haircuts ive ever seen in my life. 2/10 for trying to be unique, lame cut my man.

                                          • God
                                            God  1 years back

                                            WHAT IS THIS ABOMINATION!? FILTHY HERETICS!

                                            • Elis Andersson
                                              Elis Andersson  1 years back

                                              God, im so hungry. I want to go down and make a sanwich or a bowl of noodles but that will wake up my family.

                                              • __
                                                __  1 years back

                                                apple sauce is a condiment D:

                                                • Ziggy Startrucker
                                                  Ziggy Startrucker  1 years back

                                                  😂😂😂 These people complaining about the prices. Its a good thing these guys don't work in SF they would be laughed out of every office if they said an 8$ side was expensive.

                                                  • GirlSproket
                                                    GirlSproket  1 years back

                                                    Funny thing, I already brine my potatoes. Just not to that extent. 👍👍

                                                    • Nelson W
                                                      Nelson W  2 years back

                                                      The first rule of the comments section is don't read the comments section.

                                                      • D D
                                                        D D  2 years back

                                                        I'm sorry what was he making? I couldn't stop looking at his hair!

                                                        • WeedyistFlame420
                                                          WeedyistFlame420  2 years back

                                                          Dude acts like he was habitually up... reminds me of people on adderal. That nose looks like its seem some use, and I'm not talking about breathing. Anybody got something positive, I'm fresh out.

                                                          • Marsha from Trinidad
                                                            Marsha from Trinidad  2 years back

                                                            This is nothing new. We do this in Trinidad and Tobago. After putting the fries in salted water, sometimes it goes into the fridge

                                                            • Mark Frellips
                                                              Mark Frellips  2 years back

                                                              Beer supplies applied to things other than beer represents serious kitchen value. I imagine Alton Brown would approve.

                                                              • Samual Iam
                                                                Samual Iam  2 years back

                                                                Less man-bun. More cooking.

                                                                • Dom Cristante
                                                                  Dom Cristante  2 years back

                                                                  that plate of fries was probably $30

                                                                  • Gameriffic
                                                                    Gameriffic  2 years back

                                                                    Pickled french frys and smoked applesauce.

                                                                    white people..

                                                                  • Dunkit691
                                                                    Dunkit691  2 years back

                                                                    WARNING* CLICKBATE, WE*RE NOT KIDDING ! PICK YOUR CLICKBATE

                                                                    • Neph Drummond
                                                                      Neph Drummond  2 years back

                                                                      It’s been a long time since I’ve seen so much hate on a food video. The guy is hipstery, sure, but that doesn’t inherently make him a worse person. The fries are expensive, and while they aren’t super hard to make, they’re more difficult than most places fries and probably taste completely different. If you don’t want to pay for something different, don’t. I don’t see people hating on aged cheeses or blue cheese because it’s basically the same thing, but more expensive. I wouldn’t ever buy these, because I don’t live there and I don’t have the money to spend on fries like that, but if I did I would to have the experience.

                                                                    • Fraan Romero
                                                                      Fraan Romero  2 years back

                                                                      That dude is the DUDE

                                                                      • Drew Huso
                                                                        Drew Huso  2 years back

                                                                        I feel like this is Kyle Mooney's cousin.

                                                                        • Jacob D
                                                                          Jacob D  2 years back

                                                                          He said it tastes like a mix of apple and dill pickle. Because that’s what I want my French fries tasting like?

                                                                          • Koiden
                                                                            Koiden  2 years back

                                                                            din how much that costed but they could add a few more tbh

                                                                            • Stu Dunn
                                                                              Stu Dunn  2 years back

                                                                              Guy seems like he has a pretty well stocked kitchen, and uses Siri for timers?

                                                                              • Chris Reay
                                                                                Chris Reay  2 years back

                                                                                Pickling == usage of vinegar. Brining == usage of brine. How does this channel get views?

                                                                                • Mateo Castillo
                                                                                  Mateo Castillo  2 years back

                                                                                  So, are we gonna pickle potatos or buy an BMW?

                                                                                  • Iitathebomber
                                                                                    Iitathebomber  2 years back

                                                                                    Interesting, would love to try but. Maybe the idea will carry on here too.

                                                                                    • KGzSUPREME
                                                                                      KGzSUPREME  2 years back

                                                                                      So when is Brad doing this?

                                                                                      • MrThreeWorlds
                                                                                        MrThreeWorlds  2 years back

                                                                                        I read the title and thought "surely they are joking? Pickling my French fries? This has to be a joke..". And then I saw the rest of the title... They're. Not. Joking.

                                                                                        I've seen a lot of crazy stuff but this is by far the most outrageous thing I've ever come across.

                                                                                      • Lunarthief357
                                                                                        Lunarthief357  2 years back

                                                                                        So many hatters when this guy is giving you his recipe for these fries.

                                                                                        • Barnesrino Kripperino
                                                                                          Barnesrino Kripperino  2 years back

                                                                                          it has to have vinegar or an acid to be pickled, tgis is brined

                                                                                          • James Hannan
                                                                                            James Hannan  2 years back

                                                                                            This recipe has 3* at 101 reviews on their own website