Crispy chicken skins are even better than fried pork rinds. At Yusho in Chicago, chef Matthias Merges bakes them until crackly, then tops them with sweet-and-salty seasonings. The skins are an utterly addictive snack that's especially good with cocktails or beer. Slideshow: Tasty Snacks
The crispy chicken skins and garlic chips can be kept at room temperature for up to 3 hours. Brush with mustard and drizzle with honey before serving.
A lively, citrusy wheat beer, like Hoegaarden or Paulaner, is fantastic with this crunchy snack—the bubbles are a good match for the saltiness, and the spice notes in the beer go well with the garlic.