National French Fry Day

(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

They are a favorite side item for many meals. The phrase "French fried potatoes" made its debut in print in 1856.

The origins of this special day are unclear but why not celebrate with free fries?

Plenty of places are celebrating by offering free and discounted deals.

Including McDonald's, but there is a catch - you have to download their app.

Taco Bell has brought back nacho fries.
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