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Lay’s NY Reuben Potato Chips

As everyone agrees, the famous Reuben Sandwich as is named after its inventor the famed actor, Paul Reubens. In fact you can the very first one being made on an episode of Pee Wee's Playhouse. In fact the word of the day was "sandwich." AAAAHHHH! Now that no one under the age of thirty knows what I'm talking about or gets my joke, I may as well come clean, none of that is probably true, but since my internet connection is spotty today I'm not going to bother to do any real research. I will tell you that a Reuben sandwich, AAAAHHHH, is made from corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, rye bread, and Russian dressing. It is linked in mind with New York City, much like sewer alligators and hipsters. As flavors go, this one is eerily accurate. The complex interplay between rye bread, sauerkraut, and corned beef is all there. The strong flavors don't cancel each other out, but rather work together to form a super group, much like the Eagles or the Justice League. This brings up a quandary I didn't know existed. How much is too much Reuben? For me part of the allure is that Ruebens are a treat, one that I only have once in a while. I can and have gotten burned out by a sandwich. AAAAHHHH! The small bags are great, they add complexity to whatever else you are eating. The big bags end up becoming more of a chore. It's definitely not an all day knosh. This was the last of the 2015 Lay's Do Us A Flavor chips for me to review and I'm ready to crown my personal winner. The Southern Biscuits and Gravy are the clear winner. While all the chips were good unlike previous years, it is the only one that had great taste and that wouldn't wear out your taste buds. AAAHHHH! I didn't say the word of the day, I just felt like yelling.

Donated by Crystal

Found at Harris Teeter