KFC Double Down

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    June 2, 2014

    In Defense of Dark Meat Chicken, Or: Chicken Breast Kind of Sucks

    I still remember the day McDonald's switched to all-white meat chicken nuggets. It was horrible. Only a week before, I would hunt through my six-piece boxes, looking for the slightly darker, better tasting chunks of chicken, but that day everything was the same shade of lighter beige-ish brown. Not ... More >>

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    February 5, 2013

    Japan KFC Introduces Double Down Sandwich Stuffed With Rice

    If you think there was nowhere else to go with KFC's Double Down product development (where the two chicken breast fillets famously became the, um, bread for a "sandwich" that also had cheese, sauce and bacon), check out what Japanese KFCs have made to top it...or more appropriately, what they've do ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    KFC Japan Starts Selling Deep-Fried Mashed Potato With Bacon In It

    We probably need to start a new blog category for food items some branches of our homegrown fast-food brands are coming up with overseas. That hot-dog in a pizza crust at UK Pizza Huts was genius. McDonald's in Australia's lamb burger is an idea whose time has come.See also:McDonald's In China Sells ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    Burger King Introduces Black-Bunned Burger With Squid Ink Ketchup In Japan

    I'm really not sure what the appeal here is. A few weeks ago, it was McDonald's that offered black and white burgers in China. Now, it appears the Burger Kings in Japan are getting into burger noir act, too. Starting this Friday, September 28, the Japanese arm of the King will start selling the ... More >>

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    April 9, 2012

    Pizza Hut Introduces Hot Dog Stuffed Crust Pizza in The UK

    Jimmy Dean's Pancake and Sausage on a Stick. KFC's Double Down. Taco Bell's Doritos Tacos. These dubious food innovations do not represent advances in food as it did just create fodder for bloggers like me and late night comedians. But the recently announced hot dog stuffed crust pizzas at Pizza Hut ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    This Week In Food: Starbucks Supports Gay Marriage, Craft Cocktail Bar Etiquette, RIP Valhalla Table

    ​Makes your arteries harden just looking at it, doesn't it? Find out what the heck this is and more in this week's edition of what happened on the blog this week!

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    KFC's Double Down Sandwich Gets Booked Into Jail!

    ​One of my favorite websites is the Smoking Gun, that beautiful home to wacko crimes, mugshots and a seemingly yearly investigative scoop that becomes the talk of the country. They appear to be plugged into every police agency in the United States because the stuff they get is always gold--like th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Double-Down Latkes, or Why Rob Eshman Is a Genius

    Dave Lieberman​Rob Eshman is the editor of and occasional food blogger for the Jewish Journal who raised the hackles of Los Angeles food bloggers earlier this year by posting 10 reasons Saveur's glowing review of LA's promise as a food destination was misguided.Well, dear readers, Eshman has done ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    This Week in Food

    flickr user fendyzaidan​ Get your caffeine fix along with all the latest haps this week in Stick a Fork In It after the jump!

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    July 15, 2010

    CNN: KFC's Double Down Fails To Take Off

    Dave Lieberman​Even as food bloggers and food journalists alike piled onto the hype that was KFC's Double Down, CNN Money is reporting this week that the bunless sandwich is a dodo, flightless and most likely doomed to extinction.

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    East Coast Chain Introduces A Sandwich With Two Sandwiches as Bun​This is not a joke.  Behold what the success of KFC's Double Down has wrought. As an obvious escalation of the fast food gimmickry that is KFC's bunless sandwich, an east coast chain called Friendly's has introduced a so-called "Grilled Cheese BurgerMelt", wherein two gril ... More >>