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Cheesy Garlic Bread Wins Lay’s ‘Do Us a Flavor’ Contest, Winner Receives $1 Million

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The masses have spoken and declared “Cheesy Garlic Bread” the winner of Lay’s  “Do Us a Flavor” contest. The flavor beat out contenders, “Sriracha” and “Chicken & Waffles,” to win over fan taste buds. At least, apparently. I’m still a bit flabbergasted as to how ho-hum garlic bread could outdo the sweet fried taste of Chicken & Waffles. Or maybe I’m just a little heartbroken over the fact that I didn’t stock up on them before the contest ended. Shucks.

Regardless, the winning Cheesy Garlic Bread chips will be available nationwide for the remainder of 2013. The woman who initially came up with the flavor, Karen Weber-Mendham, will receive her choice of $1 million in prize money or 1 percent of the Cheesy Garlic Bread’s 2013 net sales (whichever is higher).

H/T Examiner


Are Sriracha, Chicken & Waffles & Cheesy Garlic Bread Lay’s Flavors Now a Thing?


We’re thinking, possibly. Lay’s “Do Us a Flavor” contest is underway, with hosts Eva Longoria and chef Michael Symon  leading the hunt for the greatest potato chip flavor ever. This past October, fans were invited to make their own submissions; flavors such as feta-and-watermelon and  fig gastrique were suggested.

While Frito Lay’s website states that the three flavor finalists will be in stores February 12 (when you’ll also be able to vote on your fav pick), the folks over at First We Feast spotted a series of photos causing potato chip lovers to wonder if the flavors have already gone public. The above photo seems to be actual bags of Chicken & Waffles, Sriracha and Cheesy Garlic Bread. Unless, there’s some particularly skilled photoshopper out there attempting to dupe us all for the lolz. The new flavors were also spotted floating around the interwebs on Instagram and the like.

Frankly, we’re just wondering when and where we can get our little Foodbeast paws on these delectable wonders.

H/T First We Feast