BEST OF DAYTON: The tastiest chips around town

Fact. Not all chips are created equal.

Maybe you’re looking for snacks for your next party or to cure the munchies. Maybe you’re seeking the tastiest chips for an appetizer or accompaniment to your next meal.

We asked the people of Dayton to vote for their most crave-worthy chips. Here are the top three-winners:

WINNER: Mikesell's Potato Chip Co.

Around the same time Wilbur and Orville Wright were introducing the world to manned flight and Charles Kettering was working on the self-starting automobile ignition, Daniel W. Mikesell was trying to make his way in the business world.   Eventually, he found potato chips, and if he didn’t exactly invent them, he had an early hand in perfecting one of the world’s snack food staples. The company has been making chips of all textures and flavors for more than 100 years, and still makes them in Dayton, at 333 Leo St.

>> The secret behind Mikesell’s tasty chips

Want to go?

333 Leo St., Dayton | 937-228-9400 | WebsiteFacebook

SECOND PLACE: Fifth Street Brewpub 

Credit: Fifth Street Brewpub

Credit: Fifth Street Brewpub

Fifth Street Brewpub may be famous for its beer and its co-op program. But it’s also famous for its crunchy addictive lattice chips. These chips accompany tasty burgers and sandwiches and are the foundation of some creative appetizers, including the appetizer Henry Street Chips topped with your choice of beef pot roast, FSB pork tenderloin, black beans (V), diced tomatoes, red onions, chipotle BBQ sauce, bacon crumbles, and melted shredded cheddar.

>> Fifth Street Brewpub launches new, patio-season-worthy menu

Want to go?

1600 E. Fifth St., Dayton | 937-443-0919 | WebsiteFacebook

THIRD PLACE: Blind Bob's

These house-fried chips pair perfectly with a cold brew. They come alongside burgers and sandwiches on the menu, but are also a standalone appetizer served with a creamy garlic dip.

Want to go?

430 E. Fifth St., Dayton | 937-938-6405 | Website | Facebook


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