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23 Reasons Chip Shops Ruin You For Life

Fact: All food tastes better deep fried.

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1. First of all, our humble chip shops are where you will find the best versions of the dish we are most known for.

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2. And everyone knows the best chips in the world come from a chippy.

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3. They are fat and substantial, just soft and fluffy on the inside and incredibly crispy on the outiside.

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4. Their menus are perfect because they are so simple.

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5. But that doesn't mean they can't get inventive.

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The best chip shops and often also Chinese takeaways.

6. Whoever first thought of combining chips and curry sauce was a culinary genius.

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7. You get the best gravy at chippies.

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8. And the most generous cheesy chips.

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9. But the true magic happens when you get both cheese and gravy together.

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Only chippy chips are built to withstand this level of moisture.

10. Every truly great sausage is a jumbo sausage.

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11. Chip shops have cracked the food code: Everything tastes better deep fried.

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Tbf it's not hard to improve Spam.

12. But of course they also know how important it is to eat seasonally.

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13. And a balanced diet, that's what mushy peas are for.

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14. Or if you're feeling naughty, a pea fritter.

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Because everything tastes better deep fried, remember?

15. Few things in life are as pure and tasty as a battered jumbo sausage.

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And of course, it's such a beautiful food.

16. Of course you'll need a pickled onion to cut through all that delicious grease flavour.

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17. Only a true gourmet institution would come up with a concept like scraps.

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Ah yes, just what will go perfectly with my deep fried meal, a deep fried topping.

18. Chip shops may have a small menu, but it is diverse, there's usually at least one type of pie on it, and it's always delicious.

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The best ones are served upside down and look slightly see-through on the bottom.


19. Chippies know the importance of carbohydrates in your diet, and therefore how nutritious a double carb meal can be for your soul.

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20. Because of course everything tastes better with a buttered roll.

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21. Scampi is practically posh, I think it contains prawns, or at least essence of prawns and prawns are posh.

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22. You'll probably have the best meal of your life in a chippy.

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Chips by the sea is actually the nicest flavour in the world.

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