junk food

Infographic: What Does 3,000 Calories Of Junk Food Look Like?

A daily recommended intake composed of junk foods
Feb 24, 2014 5:00 pm

We’ve all eaten way too much food at one dinner party or another. Think about Thanksgiving, for example. But did you know that these meals can actually account for – and in some cases, exceed – our entire daily recommended caloric intake? The good people at Visually put together this infographic measuring the amount of certain junk foods that contain exactly 3,000 calories. The infographic, after the jump.

7 International Junk Foods Worth Craving

The salty spectrum: India, South Korea, Thailand
Jan 22, 2014 10:00 am

For real excitement when it comes to snacking, we look abroad. Just as in America, the holy trinity of junk food often holds true: crunchiness, saltiness and craveability. Here’s a look at seven of our favorite international junk foods.

I Hate You, White Chocolate–Flavored Pringles

Why did you have to go and do that?
Nov 25, 2013 5:30 pm

This morning, we did an iced coffee spit take when we read about a new flavor of Pringles that will be rolling out just in time for the holidays.

It Was Only A Matter Of Time: The Spiked Twinkie Milkshake

The yellow snack cake is back...with a vengeance
Jul 23, 2013 1:01 pm

With the sudden resurgence of Twinkies sweeping a nation that only just finished mourning them, one can go two ways: the incredibly classy Hedy Goldsmith red velvet route...or the milkshake route served with a shot of strawberry-infused rum. We're on board with both.

Video: Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti Deep-Fries A White Castle Burrito

Competitive eating wunderkind is a solid chef, too
Jun 25, 2013 1:01 pm

Our dude Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti, #2 ranked competitive eater in the world, has done it again. The trained chef just loves making food we all pretend we wouldn't eat, but this time he's outdone himself with the deep-fried White Castle burrito. White Castle doesn't serve burritos, you say? You're damn friggin' right they don't! BY THE WAY, please note the clearly visible, very naked and hairy tribute to Tom Selleck while this madness is taking place. 

A Motion To Crown Nachos As The World's Most Perfect Food

One writer's passionate case for nacho supremacy
Jun 20, 2013 10:01 am

There's a case to be made for pizza as the world's most perfect food. When you've got bread, sauce and cheese, there's not a whole lot to complain about. Plus, it can be topped with just about anything, it's portable and it's loved the world over. Pizza is certainly one of the world's most perfect foods, but I think in the Game of Perfect Foods, there's a new contender for the crown: Sir Nacho of the Cheesy Crunchy Islands. Read on.

Junk Food Attack! 10 Deep-Fried Snacks For A Crunchy Good Time

Crisp fried bites make a super-satisfying snack
Jun 9, 2013 2:01 pm

We've noticed folks tend to shun fried foods in the spring, then kiss and make up as soon as it gets hot. So whip up a brew snack for your beer session, figure out what to dip in your famous homemade ranch dressing or simply chow down on popcorn chicken like you know you want to...cause Meatless Monday's right around the corner.

Fast Food Afternoon Romp: Doritos Locos Tacos Doritos (And Beyond)

This week, the Doritos Locos taco comes full-circle
Apr 12, 2013 1:02 pm

I did a double-take when I opened up the box Doritos sent us earlier this week. Inside were two bags of what appeared to be Nacho Cheese and Cool Ranch...only they were so much more. They were limited-edition Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos-flavored Doritos. ::head explodes:: How do we feel about that? We're not mad at it. Details after the jump. 


Follow Food Republic

Vietnamese noodle soup, it’s what’s for breakfast
Ice cream's Italian cousin has some smooth moves
Six simple steps to spicy, juicy beef for tacos
Sweet and salty rolls for superb sandwiches
And if this guy says it, you'd better believe it
About Us | Advertise With Us | Contact Us | RSS | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
© 2013 Food Republic. All rights reserved.