“I thought he was trying to impress me, which was sweet, but I wanted him to know exactly who I was, and I told him: I love french fries from anywhere, from the fanciest restaurant to the dingiest diner; I loved them greasy, I loved them greaseless, I loved them fat and white and underdone, I loved them brown and loved them crispy. In my own Let Us Now Praise Famous Fries, I spoke as though telling him my most deeply held beliefs, and in a way I was.”

–Melissa Banks, The Wonder Spot