‘Big Idaho Potato’ to visit McCandless restaurant during nationwide tour

MCCANDLESS, Pa. — An Allegheny County community is going to have a giant visitor this week.

The Big Idaho Potato Truck will be making a stop at the Texas Roadhouse on Duncan Avenue in McCandless on Thursday, June 13 from 4 to 8 p.m.

The 4-ton tater is on its 12th cross-country tour, which promotes the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association certified Idaho potato and its mission to help small charities in towns and cities with its A Big Helping program.

The giant potato is large enough to make 20,217 servings of mashed potatoes and over one million french fries.

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