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Fry 'Em Up On National French Fry Day, Danbury

JK's, a family owned restaurant since 1924, has been serving Texas hot weiners, fries, and other goodies to generations of Danbury residents. Photo Credit: Facebook
The basket of curly fries at JK's, a hometown hangout in Danbury since the 1920s. 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? JK's Restaurant in Danbury won the Daily Voice readers' choice for having the best fries in Fairfield County.

JK's won 51 percent of the vote in the DVlicious French Fry contest. The original contenders can be found here. 

JK’s Restaurant, 126 South St., Danbury, (203) 743-4004.

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

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

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