Fast Food Restaurants In Denial

I have noticed recently that several fast food chains are now attempting to separate themselves from the term “fast food”, as if that’s a bad label to be stuck with. A few recent examples: KFC is running ads with Jason Alexander sporting the tag line: “There’s fast food. Then there’s KFC.” Subway has been promoting …

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Are The Salad Days Gone For Good?

One benefit of the health craze of the ’80’s was the fact that many of the biggest fast food chains started selling all kinds of pre-packaged salads. I don’t just mean an Altoids-sized box of lettuce with a lonely tomato on top. I mean a real salad. Some restaurants event went as far as to …

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Time To Change

When did cashiers in America stop counting your change back to you? Is it just another repercussion of the digital age? There are many reasons why I still appreciate it when a cashier takes the time to count my change back to me. Tell me if this doesn’t sound familiar: The cashier screws up entering …

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KFC World Tour

I had always dreamed about traveling around the world. I planned to immerse myself in the culture: meet the locals, kiss their sons, drink the local firewater and increase my language skills. Most importantly, I wanted to eat nothing but local food — pad Thai in Thailand, sag paneer in India, pinto gallo in Costa …

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Eating In Your Car

What could be more SoCal than eating in your car? Now, we are definitely not promoting anything as unsafe as actually eating and driving at the same time, but here are some tips for those who want to keep their upholstery neat while grabbing a quick bite in their car: Instead of… Try… …eating fries …

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