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Cappuccino potato chips? Putting the new Lay’s flavors to the test

Addie Broyles
abroyles@statesman.com

I know I said we’d upload these taste test videos every Wednesday, but since it’s launch week, why not throw a few more samples out there to give you an idea of where we’re headed?

Earlier this month, I persuaded my colleague Efren Salinas, who is the multimedia producer behind some really cool videos like this one about a North Austin flea market, to test the four new Lay’s potato chips flavors that are part of the company’s Do Us A Flavor campaign. People submitted flavor ideas, they picked four of them and put them into production, and fans are supposed to vote on their favorites online. (UPDATE: Our favorite flavor, wasabi ginger, won the contest.)

It was harder than I thought it would be to find all the flavors at stores around Austin. Not surprisingly, the cappuccino flavor is everything, but the bacon mac and cheese is as elusive as traffic-free commute.

Check out the video to see which flavors we liked, and leave a comment to let us know what you’d like to see us try next.