It was a good idea when you were a kid, and it still is: Potato chips on sandwiches are freaking delicious. Don't take our word for it, though--the proof is all across town:
Ground Support The Turkey Picnic sandwich ($9.50) at this Soho coffee shop combines BBQ sauce, crushed chips, Bibb lettuce, tomatoes, aged Gouda and pickled red onions. Get in after 5 p.m. for half-price sandwich happy hour. 399 W. Broadway (at Spring St.); 212-219-8722
No. 7 Sub Tyler Kord incorporates plantain, BBQ and ruffled potato chips into three of his cheeky subs ($9 each). The first unites Brie, roasted onions and pickles; the second features an extra-spicy panko-fried zucchini parm; and the last stars chicken salad with a snappy helping of dill, bacon and tomatoes. 1188 Broadway (at W. 29th St.); 212-532-1680 or no7sub.com
Earl's Beer & Cheese You'll find cheese in every dish at this new pocket-size Upper East Side spot, but the mozzarella grilled cheese ($6) is our favorite new beer partner. A toasted English muffin bookends the lush combination of dill-pickle slices, potato chips, stretchy mozzarella and miso mayo ($6). 1259 Park Ave. (at E. 97th St.); 212-289-1581 or earlsny.com
AsiaDog The multicultural mix of hot dogs and Asian-influenced toppings at this new Nolita storefront includes the Mash ($4.50), with spicy ketchup, jalapeño mustard and crushed salt-and-pepper potato chips. 66 Kenmare St. (between Mott and Mulberry sts.); 212-226-8861 or asiadognyc.com
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