Crisps Only, Belfast

Irish snack-time staple, the crisp sandwich, is making a comeback thanks to an online joke turned real-life venture. That Wee CafĂ© in Belfast opened a pop-up serving only the potato chip-filled sammies after reading a viral online post. Diners at the Simply Crispy pop-up can choose from 35 different crisp flavors and three different types of bread. Although it was initially meant to end after …

Dang Coconut Chips

Sweet, salty and Kickstarted snacks

Vincent Kitirattragarn’s mother knows Bangkok-style street food. So when Kitirattragarn decided to abandon a corporate San Francisco gig to pursue cooking, he knew who to call first. It was while munching on toasted coconut—a key ingredient in her recipe for Thai lettuce wraps—that he hatched the concept for Dang chips (named for his food-savvy mom): a sweet, lightly salted snack made from crunchy slices of …

Leighton Brown Crisps

Eco-friendly snacks made with parsnips and Manuka honey

In 2009, Cara Leighton approached a couple of her restaurant-savvy friends to help create parsnip crisps with Manuka honey—a bold, flavorful syrup produced from New Zealand’s Manuka trees. While Leighton started out doing prep-work and cooking in her own home, the crew have since moved the company, Leighton Brown, to a production factory in Staffordshire, where their tasty crisps are made using all-natural ingredients—many of …