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HopCat announces new name for 'crack fries'

Jan 17, 2019 - The Detroit News

Beer-centric restaurant chain HopCat has unveiled the new name of their popular seasoned french fries.

Formerly known as "crack fries," the beer-battered treat is now called "cosmic fries." This comes after backlash from some who said the term "crack fries" was insensitive to those struggling with drug addiction.

The Michigan-based restaurant group, which was founded in 2008, announced via a blog post in December that it would be changing the name of the fries.

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