Why does our government think it's okay for them to subsist on French fries and soda?
By far the most cited was Primanti Brothers in Pittsburgh, a four-outlet chain where all sandwiches are topped with French fries.
At dinner, she instructed the waiter to augment the French fries her husband had ordered with a side of spinach.
1903, American English, earlier French fried potatoes (by 1883). French frieds (1944) never caught on. Simple short form fries attested by 1973. In the Upper Midwest of the U.S., sometimes called American fries (1950).