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National French Fry Day: McDonald’s, Wendy’s offer free fries

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Yahoo Finance Live anchors discuss how fast food brands like McDonald’s and Wendy’s are using National French Fry Day to boost their customer loyalty programs.

Video Transcript

- Now another story that we're following today, French fries. Every day is a day, and today is Fry Day. Not that Friday, Fry Day with a space. And if you're feeling salty because you haven't got to celebrate, well, don't worry, we've got you covered. McDonald's and Wendy's offering free fries to those who order through the app, and Burger King also offering a deal on the chicken fries. Sonic also giving you a choice between free tater tots or fries, although, Akiko--

- We should have done a Twitter poll, I feel like. The best--

- Best fries?

- --fries.

- Well, we know where you fall on this, right?

- Well, I say In and Out on one spectrum, but also McDonald's. I'm not anti mass chain fast food. Flies? Fries.

- Right. Not flies, certainly.

- Yes, right.

- I know you're a big Shake Shack person though. Crinkly cut, I like.

- I don't mind it. I don't mind it. I wouldn't put it in the top category though.

- I think most crinkle cut is bad. I think in terms of shape, just your regular standard fries.

- Yes, I agree. I agree.

- Shoestring is very good.

- And the classic, right? McDonald's is still classic.

- Just keep it simple. The curly, the waffle--

- I do like curly fries.

- I'm an originalist.

- I think I just like French fries.

- I'm an original. We both--

- Yeah, we'll go out and celebrate.

- Who doesn't love French fries?

- Celebrate.