Hot n sour punch flavor
India

Hot ‘n’ Sour Punch – India

Flavor: Hot ‘n’ Sour Punch Country: India When Seen: May 2019 In a Bite: Untasted. Have you tried it? Email us and tell us what you thought. In a Haiku: Lay’s foray to chaat. Maximum hot and sour. A punch in the face? Origin Story: Tangy, spicy, salty and crispy makes for some of the …

Fiery habanero flavor
USA

Fiery Habanero – USA

Flavor: Fiery Habanero Country: USA When Seen: August 2019 In a Bite: Mildly tangy at first, followed by feelings of regret for being cheated out of spiciness, followed by the heat finally kicking in. In a Haiku: Tongue feels nothing first. Then overcome with burning. Can’t stop eating these. Origin Story: If our good friends …

Cheese flavor
Tunisia

Cheese – Tunisia

Flavor: Cheese Country: Tunisia When Seen: September 2019 In a Bite: Just as you would expect, the taste of classic cheese flavor dusted atop. In a Haiku: Sprinkled with cheese dust. These are just as you’d expect. Cheesy and salty. Origin Story: While not the most original of flavors, we have to hand it to …

Bolognese flavor
France

Bolognese – France

Flavor: Bolognese Country: France When Seen: September 2019 In a Bite: A bit of tomato with some Italian seasoning In a Haiku: Meat, meat, where are you? Not in this bolognese here. Lonely tomatoes. Origin Story: From the images on the bag–and the flavor of the chips–clearly no one in the Lay’s flavor department in …

Crab curry flavor
Thailand

Crab Curry – Thailand

Flavor: Crab Curry Country: Thailand When Seen: August 2019 In a Bite: Strong curry smell hits your nose first, followed by mildly sweet and salty curry flavored chips. No taste of seafood. In a Haiku: No fishiness here. Only sweet taste of curry. Just add your own crab. Origin Story: Crab curry is a classic …

Extreme hot chili flavor
Thailand

Extreme Hot Chili – Thailand

Flavor: Extreme Hot Chili Country: Thailand When Seen: August 2019 In a Bite: Our local taster tells us that it’s not even spicy in the least… unless they got a bag from a batch that accidentally wasn’t seasoned In a Haiku: So spicy that your; tongue is tricked into thinking; that it’s chili-free. Origin Story: …

Honey butter flavor
Indonesia

Honey Butter – Indonesia

Flavor: Honey Butter Country: Indonesia When Seen: Not reported In a Bite: Untasted. Have you tried it? Email us and tell us what you thought. In a Haiku: Bees and cows make for; Another Japanese craze; Sweeping through Asia. Origin Story: According to Singaporean food blogger PinkyPiggu, honey butter flavored chips have their origins in …

Manhattan rib eye flavor
Vietnam

Manhattan Rib Eye Steak – Vietnam

Flavor: Manhattan Rib Eye Steak Country: Vietnam When Seen: August 2019 In a Bite: We’re not quite sure what it tastes like, but apparently it takes nothing like steak. Peter Luger would be rolling in his grave, although in fairness, he was from Brooklyn. In a Haiku: Feel like New York steak? Not easy in …

Brazil BBQ pork flavor
Vietnam

Brazil BBQ Pork Rib – Vietnam

Flavor: Brazil BBQ Pork Rib Country: Vietnam When Seen: August 2019 In a Bite: Untasted. Have you tried it? Email us and tell us what you thought. In a Haiku: Craving churrasco? Skip the skewers and waiters. Go pork ribs on chips. Origin Story: When we think of Brazil, meat, and BBQ, our mind goes …

Bacon wrapped jalapeno popper flavor
USA

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper – USA

Flavor: Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Country: USA When Seen: July 2019 In a Bite: Either our tongues are broken, or for some reason this only seems to taste like mild cream cheese on a chip. No detectable bacon or any real spiciness. In a Haiku: Wrap it in bacon. Makes for appetizer gold. Except when …