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Salty 16: Quarterfinals: Who Has The Best Fries In Utah?

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – If the world were perfect, we would be in the midst of college basketball’s March Madness right now, but we aren’t after the tournament was canceled for coronavirus prevention.

To fill your bracket needs, KSL Sports came up with the “Salty 16” as a way to determine the best fries in the state of Utah.

We only included local restaurants, so you won’t find the likes of McDonald’s or In-N-Out Burger on our list.

Through the rest of March, we will use Twitter polls (make sure you follow us) to allow our followers to vote on the winners of each round.

The schedule of voting looks like this:

First Round:

  • Thursday, March 19th
    • 1 v. 16, 2 v. 15
  • Friday, March 20th
    • 3 v. 14, 4 v. 13
  • Saturday, March 21st
    • 5 v. 12, 6 v. 11
  • Sunday, March 22nd
    • 7 v. 10, 8 v. 9

Quarterfinals: (one matchup/day)

  • Tuesday, March 24th
  • Wednesday, March 25th
  • Thursday, March 26th
  • Friday, March 27th

Semifinals: (one matchup/day)

  • Sunday, March 29th   
  • Monday, March 30th


  • Tuesday, March 31st

First Round Results

Following the first round, eight local restaurants moved on thanks to their delicious fries. Moving on we have:

  • Spitz
  • Hires Big H
  • JCW’s
  • Dairy Keen
  • Bruges Waffles & Frites
  • Pretty Bird
  • Lucky 13
  • Millie’s Burger

Spitz and Hires Big H won their matchups by a landslide, as did Lucky 13. There was a tie between Millie’s Burger and Arctic Circle, the KSL Sports team voted to break the tie and Millie’s Burger of Sugar House won.

If you’d like to see all of the Round One results, click on the tweet above and read through the thread.