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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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!
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 >>
Dave LiebermanRob 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 >>
flickr user fendyzaidan Get your caffeine fix along with all the latest haps this week in Stick a Fork In It after the jump!
Dave LiebermanEven 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.
Friendlys.comThis 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 >>