Twitter Has a Lot of Feelings About Latke Toppings

The hot takes about what to put on your latkes are out of control this year.

With Hanukkah less than a week away, fried potato pancakes are on everyone’s mind. And apparently, people have… extremely strong opinions about what is and is not okay to put on a latke, as anyone with a Twitter account has probably seen. Of course, we’ve always known there’s a sharp divide between apple sauce and sour cream people, but this year, these hot latke takes have gotten out of control. We’ll see if the Latke Wars last eight whole days, but in the meantime, here are some of the best (and worst) takes we’ve seen so far.

1. This rabbi says ketchup is pretty much treyf:

2. Counterpoint:

3. A blessing on your head, tater tot, tater tot:

4. A horrifying overview of the discourse:

5. Even the old standbys aren’t safe:

6. “I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land.”

7. A TAKE:

8. There’s so much we still don’t know about the latkeverse:

9. Wait but we actually need these:

10. What does Doug Emhoff think? Get on it, People mag:

11. Some are already over it:

12. For others, the answer is simple:

13. This shit is getting serious:

14. If you take one thing from all of this: People really hate ketchup on latkes.

15. In summary:

16. We hope you’ve enjoyed the Latke Wars as much as we have:


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