These are salty, crispy but yielding little things, that need to be served with icy beer or a dry sparkling wine. As a kid I probably washed these down with a cold orange Crush—that still seems like an ideal pairing now.
The thing is, you can't successfully transport french fries home. They're fine but not as good. Solution: fry them at home! Frying potatoes at home doesn't require much effort on your part, just your attention. And a technique.