A restaraunt in Maine recently switched from Crinkle Cut fries to straight fries due to the expense of making crinkle cut fries. The blades cost the owners $2000 last year alone. The new owners that took over the 50+ year old establishment changed the fries and the patrons did not take it lightly. One was quoted as saying that now they are like every other french fry. Another one made threats and was prompted to leave. That caused the owner to go to Facebook with a message. "Within the last week, we have encountered some pretty disturbing and hostile customers apparently very unhappy with our straight cut French fry. While I fully understand the crinkle cut has been the long standing traditional fry of Bolleys, I was forced to make an unpopular business decision for reasons as a business owner one must make from time to time."
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