Mashed Potatoes

Culinary legend has it that mashed potatoes were introduced by Antoine Parmentier in 1771, when the dish won first prize in a cooking contest. Today's menus feature many variations on these fluffy spuds—both plain and fancy; classic and contemporary; ethnic and all-American.

Baltimore, MD
Horseradish Mashed Potatoes; $3

Slows BBQ
Detroit, MI
Sweet Potato Mash; $2.25

Lima’s Taste Ceviche Bar
New York, NY
Deep fried mashed potato ball stuffed with beef, raisins, and olives; $10

Aleathea’s Restaurant
Cape May, NJ
Mashed potato options include: Lobster Mashed Potatoes, Wasabi Mashed Potatoes, Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes, Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes, 5-Spice Mashed Potatoes and Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes. Average meal: $26-$30

BOGOTA Latin Bistro & Mojito Bar
Brooklyn, NY
Cilantro Mashed Potatoes; $4

Vince’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria
Seattle, WA
Potato Croquettes of mashed potatoes seasoned with pecorino, mozzerella and spices, breaded and fried, served with marinara sauce; $7.25

Mulligan’s Irish Pub
Nashville, TN
Corned Beef and Colcannon Potatoes: a chunky mash mixed with shredded cabbage and butter, spiced with mace; $12.25

Rosie’s Pierogies
Tarentum, PA
Jalepeno, mashed potato and cheese; $7.75/dozen


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