International Potato Chips

Lay's Magic Masala Potato Chips
Generous doses of ginger, garlic, and coriander give these addictive chips their tantalizing South Asian appeal. They're made to be sold exclusively in India, but if you happen to spy a bag at an Indian grocery here in the U.S., be sure to grab it. Lay's Magic Masala Potato Chips, $3.49 for a 70-gram bag at Amazon.comTodd Coleman

We never realized how perfectly a simple bag of potato chips could capture the distinct flavors of a cuisine—until we sampled these five from across the globe.