What is it about salty snacks? What is it, in particular, about the potato chip? Learn about the history of the iconic snack with Dirk Burhans, author of Crunch!: A History of the Great American Potato Chip. Dirk traces the history of the chip back to its origins and gives listeners some great fun-facts and cultural anecdotes. Potato Chip lovers unite! This program was brought to you by Fairway Market.

“The idea of making a super thin fried potato and putting it in oil is nothing we can’t do on our own.” [04:00]

–Dirk Burhans on A Taste of the Past