Filet-Mignon- and Foie-Gras-Flavored Potato Chips Prove There’s a Limit to Everything

Where's the black-truffle powder?
Where's the black-truffle powder? Photo:

Yamayoshi, the manufacturer of chips offered in such dream flavors as bagna cauda and “rich butter,” also produces a Tournedos Rossini variety, which should, in theory, taste like beef, foie gras, demi-glace, and Madeira wine. Oh, and like black truffles. Perhaps sadly, intrepid food explorer C.B. Cebulski writes that the only dominant flavor from his taste-tester bag was as if “someone simply sprinkled beef bouillon on burnt chips.” [Eataku]