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The Highs and Lows of the Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwich

The fast food breakfast sandwich, in all its reincarnations — may it be made on bread, an English muffin, a croissant or a biscuit — has been around for decades, but in today’s world of marketing gimmicks, fast-food spots are figuring out new ways to stand out from the crowd. Sure, many chains offer eggs, cheese, […]

McDonald’s Japan Embraces Super-Sizing With Massive French Fry Container

Here in America, thanks to the nefarious work of Morgan Spurlock and others, we have begun expecting our fast food joints to be kinda, well, healthy. Most of them now serve veggie burgers, salads and even cups of fibrous material that scientists call fruit. In Japan, however, that is not the case. Japanese fast food […]

Fast Food St. Patrick’s Day Creations

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and that can mean only one thing. Drinking to excess. OK, it can mean only two things. Drinking to excess and green food. Chain restaurants have long been a fan of the holiday, using it to unveil all manner of themed menu items. Flip through our gallery […]

When Doritos Met Taco Bell… Again (Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos Reviewed)

It’s been almost a full year since the folks at Taco Bell teamed up with snackmaker Frito-Lay to bring what many hailed to be the crowning achievement in junk food: Doritos Locos Tacos, with the filling of a regular Taco Bell taco spooned inside a crunchy shell made of Nacho Cheese Doritos. Plenty of market […]

Wendy’s New Signature Side Items Reviewed

Spring: It’s usually a time that reminds us that bathing suit season is just around the corner. Wendy’s is taking a different approach. They recently introduced three new signature sides made with “premium ingredients” that go against the grain: Macaroni & Cheese, Baked Sweet Potatoes and Chili Cheese Fries. We can admit that comfort food […]

Enjoy Guilt-Free Cheeseburgers and Onion Rings with Hungry Girl

When you get a craving for fast food, nothing else will hit the spot! But what if you’re trying to watch what you eat? Kinda puts a damper on the fun. Can you ever enjoy American fast-food classics like cheeseburgers, onion rings and apple pie ever again? Enter Hungry Girl. She remakes these favorites into […]

Snack Food, Italian-Style

In Rome, there’s a McDonald’s mere steps from the Spanish Steps. It’s always busy, but I can’t imagine why anyone would choose McDonald’s over authentic Italian snack food. Fast-food French fries vs. freshly-fried arancini risotto balls? That’s a no-brainer. “Italians are experts in some of the most creative and satisfying snack foods around,” says Mario Batali, […]

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