How New York's Favorite French Fries Get Made | Food Skills

  • Published on Mar 27, 2017
  • In this edition of "Food Skills," we take take a behind-the-scenes look at the iconic New York french fry joint, Pomme Frites. Last year, the original location was destroyed in a tragic gas explosion, ending an 18-year run in the East Village. Thankfully, the beloved institution has resurfaced across town. Find out how the Belgian-style frites come to life in the kitchen.
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Comments • 154

  • Brandon Kieran
    Brandon Kieran 10 months ago

    Honestly, I thought they were just OK.

  • ゆうおり
    ゆうおり Year ago

    straight to obese

  • HigherPlanes
    HigherPlanes 2 years ago

    I hope they make an explosive comeback.

  • Tri-Shake-Atops
    Tri-Shake-Atops 2 years ago

    What the fuck is ei Blasio paying you to promote this shit?

  • LPSflowerpowerwolf
    LPSflowerpowerwolf 2 years ago

    " Fuck your Pom Friets" - JF

  • Brandon Murray
    Brandon Murray 2 years ago

    Pommes Frites is a German phrase not a Belgian one.

  • lalalalala
    lalalalala 2 years ago

    americans cant into frituur. this looks subpar compared to the real thing.
    Needs more mayo haha

  • DaWild
    DaWild 2 years ago

    Poutine is insurmountably better :)

  • test this
    test this 2 years ago

    Love the video, love these type of shorts but at times they feel a bit rushed and would love to see the footage stretched out just a bit more. Keep up the great work :)

  • LGD FiberOptix
    LGD FiberOptix 2 years ago

    ive always wondered what kind of oil they use and why its different than making it at home, the oil is sometimes seasoned with everything else they cook in it but most of the time its not so why is it different?

  • Daniel O'Neill
    Daniel O'Neill 2 years ago

    Why is the ketchup pink?

  • Iwishilivedinnarnia
    Iwishilivedinnarnia 2 years ago

    its like it wants to be poutine

  • masterassetIII
    masterassetIII 2 years ago

    Friet speciaal!!

  • Conservative Guy
    Conservative Guy 2 years ago

    Thumbs up if you like french fries dipped in mayonnaise!

  • Pong woo
    Pong woo 2 years ago +1

    +"First We Feast" if you dont release the h3h3 hot ones i swear to gaben

  • graychristopher
    graychristopher 2 years ago

    Huh, I wasn't aware Buzzfeed bought out First We Feast!

  • Greenscyth22
    Greenscyth22 2 years ago

    I've had the menu tab for their website open for OVER a month on my work computer. I occasionally would look at the sauces and dream of heading to NY for a weekend just to try their fries.

  • damatrix1001
    damatrix1001 2 years ago

    need more time and maybe more info

  • Jonas Polsky
    Jonas Polsky 2 years ago

    Can't wait to see a close-up of the finished product? Here it is for a split-second before we zoom out.

  • Walter White
    Walter White 2 years ago

    toppings on french fries, njoy the soggy mess, 10/10 BAD food place

  • p1x3lman
    p1x3lman 2 years ago

    this is nice to see Americans are picking up. french fries are bullshit compared to Belgian fries with mayo or stoofvlees

  • Ghoulish
    Ghoulish 2 years ago

    Is this considered content?

  • KSAvlogs
    KSAvlogs 2 years ago

    oh please no youtuber guests, musicians/actors and especially comedians make the best episodes

  • spacetape
    spacetape 2 years ago

    a one minute video.. why.

  • Max
    Max 2 years ago

    mmm reminds me of Amsterdam

  • Drewdactyl
    Drewdactyl 2 years ago

    What kind of dumb container is that to have both your fries and sauce in? So you get sauce for like 5 fries then you're done? I mean I'll gladly eat them no sauce but shit there's gotta be a better way to serve them than that.

  • Domyras
    Domyras 2 years ago

    Asfar i can see, as a Belgian..
    These actually look 100% authentic.
    complete with the sauce & onions on top ^^

  • Fluffy Meowington
    Fluffy Meowington 2 years ago

    Mayo on fries is like putting orange slices in Lasagna. I'm sure there's someone who'll like it, but it's *wrong*.

  • J 77
    J 77 2 years ago

    Fries? They are called chips ere mate! 😜
    Loving this channel. And tips of places to go see/eat from.

  • ace886
    ace886 2 years ago

    But do they have samurai sauce?

  • Hassaan M
    Hassaan M 2 years ago

    Could this video be any shorter?

  • Ryan Peters
    Ryan Peters 2 years ago

    you do realise by law you have to disclaim the fact its a sponsored video if their is monetary gain involved.

  • Sus
    Sus 2 years ago

    I don't think I really know 'how they get made' from this video. Despite the title.

  • h4shd1
    h4shd1 2 years ago

    make crispy fries and drown them in sauce to make them soggy

  • NWO
    NWO 2 years ago

    Funny to watch if you're from Belgium. Whoever made these didn't do it like it should. He's wrong for not peeling of the skin. Imo that's disgusting. Never got why they call it French fries either since Belgian fries are the best.

  • jimbo jones
    jimbo jones 2 years ago

    That was more, "watch 'em get made" than how they are made.

  • Johan Schnetler
    Johan Schnetler 2 years ago

    literally looks like an ad for fries... less of these vids please

  • warrantyvoid100
    warrantyvoid100 2 years ago

    I don't think anyone is going to get 30 toppings on a serving that size.

  • Danny Tafoya
    Danny Tafoya 2 years ago

    You guys are a fucking tease. I've been waiting since th IG post, make your video with h3h3 happen already. C'mon man I need papa bless to rub my nipples with his sauce covered fingers.

  • Big Poppa
    Big Poppa 2 years ago


  • Willie Burton
    Willie Burton 2 years ago +1

    Ok guys, the teasing was funny in the beginning but now I'm getting restless. Drop the H3H3 episode PLEASE! Give us what we want lol

  • XTRO 533%
    XTRO 533% 2 years ago

    Had these yesterday! The truffle mayo is my favorite sauce

  • Todd Medium Wellington III

    aww yes nothing better than procesed potatoes

  • Zuzu Superfly
    Zuzu Superfly 2 years ago

    This video would have been way better if it was longer. Might have been really interesting if it was even 3-5 minutes, but doing all this work to convey a few images and a few lines of text is way overkill. This could have been a slideshow of... 3 captioned images or so. How long did this video take to render and then upload? I'm just trying to say, take advantage of the medium. I appreciate the effort.

  • Joseph cotton
    Joseph cotton 2 years ago

    Best fries are in traverse city mi

  • Slinger599
    Slinger599 2 years ago +6

    There should not be 30 second ads on 1 minute videos

  • ObesePuppies
    ObesePuppies 2 years ago

    they arent that good at all.. everyone just over exaggerates because they are made in new york.

  • TheBlewis
    TheBlewis 2 years ago

    West village?

  • AlexAutomatix84
    AlexAutomatix84 2 years ago

    Ranch sauce & fries is the greatest of all time .. YA HEARD!?

  • adj789
    adj789 2 years ago

    I want my 62 seconds back plz

  • chr0m389
    chr0m389 2 years ago

    this just showed how fries are made in most restaurants that punch their own...

  • Jeramey S
    Jeramey S 2 years ago

    get Danny mcbride

  • A very judgmental person.

    Burn the bald guys mouth.

  • PrincepsComitatus
    PrincepsComitatus 2 years ago +1

    Can we get some vegan food porn clips?

  • sametoo021
    sametoo021 2 years ago

    why are these 1 minute long? Surely you got enough footage for a 5 minute video at least...

  • Eva Reisner
    Eva Reisner 2 years ago

    Tbh I've been there a couple times. It's overrated

  • daniel merrritt
    daniel merrritt 2 years ago +1

    so are they fried once at low temp until they're soft then fried at a higher temp to get that nice crust? You should definitely stretch these out and add voice over or actual interviews with the employees so we know what's going on.

  • Lousson2695
    Lousson2695 2 years ago

    I'm glad Pommes Frites is back in business. Where is the updated location?

  • Albert Valencia
    Albert Valencia 2 years ago

    While in Germany, I LOVED pomes frites with "senf," that spicy mustard!

  • realeques
    realeques 2 years ago

    How New York's Favorite French Fries Get Made - They are fried twice - The End.

  • C
    C 2 years ago

    double deep fried potatoes topped with grease......jesus no wonder we got fat fks

  • OwnaDge
    OwnaDge 2 years ago

    Twice cooked basically means, Cook them half way on lower heat and then finish on high heat to crisp the outside. Which is pretty much how all fries should be cooked?

  • querylent
    querylent 2 years ago

    Gewoon Patatje bij de bram halen!

  • Pizz izle
    Pizz izle 2 years ago

    It's almost like white people don't know that they can buy 2L of veg oil and deep fry their own fries.

  • Kentainmb
    Kentainmb 2 years ago

    yo what's the song

  • Mooktrae Lifestyle
    Mooktrae Lifestyle 2 years ago

    Shit looks nasty yo

  • The Ambivalent PS2 Bloke

    They're chips not French fries.. English chips

  • bob dullah
    bob dullah 2 years ago

    fries my ass, these are pretty much english chips

  • Rj Church
    Rj Church 2 years ago

    How do you get people on hot ones? How do guests contact you?

  • Wade Wilson
    Wade Wilson 2 years ago +1

    I'm sorry, but these videos without Sean aren't worth watching. This isn't the level of content I've come to expect from this channel.

  • Crazypjk 1973
    Crazypjk 1973 2 years ago

    The best fries in NY!

  • TheBerom
    TheBerom 2 years ago

    The colorgrading on that ketchup is so... weird

  • yeeyoh
    yeeyoh 2 years ago

    I can't help but wonder, the price ?

  • Toolkit SeventyOne
    Toolkit SeventyOne 2 years ago

    I worked at Harvey's 28 years ago and that is how we did the fries.....hand made every day twice fries until they switched to frozen.......crap now

  • flo1794
    flo1794 2 years ago +11

    I'm Belgian and there's like 5 of those in my small town :p

  • Andrew Yee
    Andrew Yee 2 years ago

    Didn't really show how they're made! Slice and throw in hot oil?

  • moe mountain
    moe mountain 2 years ago

    maybe join me on the world champion racer Brett Hearn#20

  • DownIsTheNewUp
    DownIsTheNewUp 2 years ago

    Patat oorlog

  • TripleMTmoney
    TripleMTmoney 2 years ago

    These are good but these ain't the best fries in nyc you want some good fries go to Otto tacos or baohaus

  • Aaron B
    Aaron B 2 years ago

    I somehow doubt there are actually new yorks FAVOURITE french fries they look like theyre fried so much theyre basically potato chips in the shape of fries

  • Sayed M
    Sayed M 2 years ago

    New Yorkers favorite fries is McDonald's fries cause it's cheap.

  • Mad Salt
    Mad Salt 2 years ago

    "get" made. lolol!

  • Thom McKenna
    Thom McKenna 2 years ago

    Damn the color correction is drab af

  • Vanessa C.
    Vanessa C. 2 years ago

    they look aight

  • Eamon Burke
    Eamon Burke 2 years ago

    this is the first one that doesn't look especially appealing. I mean, good fries can be found literally everywhere.
    also, with sauces on top, there's too much at first and not enough later.

  • Daniel Anthony
    Daniel Anthony 2 years ago

    Where's h3h3!?

  • Rav M
    Rav M 2 years ago

    Pandora Julwre

  • Isaac F.
    Isaac F. 2 years ago +3

    That beat is quite repetitive. Kind of annoying.

    • Isaac F.
      Isaac F. 2 years ago

      It's called constructive criticism.

    • Christian Kjeldsen
      Christian Kjeldsen 2 years ago +1

      The music plays for less than a minute, and you still get to the point where you are so annoyed that you have to leave a comment? How?! That's crazy dude...

  • Tyruko Von Knas
    Tyruko Von Knas 2 years ago +1

    Best French Fries in Paris is Resturant Le Consulat just west to Sacre Coeur.

  • HUinstinct
    HUinstinct 2 years ago

    How to make fries according to the video. Get potatoes, fry them. I don't know what I expected.

  • Stuie Malan
    Stuie Malan 2 years ago +13

    The title is super misleading.

    • Sus
      Sus 2 years ago +2

      edstars101 I think we all know how fries are made before watching this video and you've have just described it for us.
      We click on a video like this, on a food channel expecting a little bit more. I mean what makes them 'famous' if all you do is cook like them like every other place. At 1:03 it's seriously lacking content.

    • edstars101
      edstars101 2 years ago +1

      It shows you how the fries are made, they chop the potatoes then they fry them for a bit, take them out and then fry them again. that's it. it doesn't say here is a detailed explanation of how they're made just how they're made they can be as vague as they want not their fault you're assuming the contents of the video

    • scuffed
      scuffed 2 years ago

      you could have watched a real video on how to make fries with the time you took to cry about this one

    • Stuie Malan
      Stuie Malan 2 years ago

      Just because it's video footage of the fries being made doesn't mean they're telling us how the fries are made. What exactly are the machines doing? What kind of oil do they use? They don't even tell us the flavors of any of the sauces. Like another comment said, it's basically a commercial for the restaurant.

    • segychan
      segychan 2 years ago +1

      Not sure how the title is misleading, the video shows how the fries are made. Its just a simple process.

  • Gotthatgoin4me
    Gotthatgoin4me 2 years ago

    garbage advertisement...... UN subbed

  • Daniel Hernandez
    Daniel Hernandez 2 years ago

    I've eaten here, its ok

  • Zack Hussein
    Zack Hussein 2 years ago +19

    Not better than Patat Oorlog

  • issa yacoub
    issa yacoub 2 years ago +2

    why is these vids so short i want a 30 min video of this !

  • Jay MF
    Jay MF 2 years ago +2

    Looks dumb ass hell

  • chickensnatch
    chickensnatch 2 years ago +4

    I'd tear up those taters faster than some white girl puss

    • wastegate
      wastegate 2 years ago

      i get more ass than a toilet seat

  • Digital_get_Down
    Digital_get_Down 2 years ago


  • Dan C
    Dan C 2 years ago +1

    WOOT Pomme Frittes. So fucking good.

  • rXn -iwnl-
    rXn -iwnl- 2 years ago

    I'm hungry now