Fast Food Afternoon Romp

Frankensnack Comes To 7-11: New Doritos Loaded

Dorito-crusted cheese nuggets signal snackpocalypse
Jun 19, 2014 3:00 pm

It's hypertension! It's a stroke! It's some kind of hot cheese surrounded by crushed Doritos, just like the old fortune teller predicted! Doritos Loaded arrived at 7-11 locations around Dallas on Tuesday and roll out in Los Angeles tomorrow (leaving a trademark orange trail). You know you want to know more.

New Zealand Burger Chain To Conquer America? Subway, Of All People, Bets Yes.

BurgerFuel is partnering with U.S. sandwich giant
May 12, 2014 2:00 pm

It’s certainly a non-traditional partnership. The world’s largest fast-food chain, by number of stores, is joining forces with a hamburger chain that ranks 11th in market share in its tiny home country. Industry giant Subway is most definitely taking a leap of faith by joining forces with New Zealand’s BurgerFuel, according to The New York Times.

Norway, The Hot New Country For Seafood?

Marketed in fine dining to fast food
Mar 3, 2014 3:00 pm

According to Grub Grade, the fast food fish seller is bringing back a once-popular menu item: Norway Lobster Bites (last seen on Long John Silver's menus in 2009). It turns out Norwegian lobster is big business.

Why Does Fast Food Bounce Around In TV Commercials?

Examining the logic behind bizarre phenomenon
Sep 9, 2013 1:00 pm

Let’s take a quick look at what we know about fast food ads on television: There are lots of them, usually at least one per commercial break. Smiling children and company mascots – think kings, clowns and Chihuahuas – are abundant. But then there is a trend that we are finding more challenging to explain. Read on.

Not The Wurst! Burger King Selling Brat Sandwiches At Various Wisconsin Locations.

And you thought Wisconsin was the dairy state
Sep 4, 2013 2:00 pm

This morning the Twitter account of burger watchdog website Burger Business tipped us off on a brand new special at Burger King that is sort of blowing our minds in more ways than one.

Tomorrow, Burger King Unleashes An All-You-Can-Eat Promotion On Japan

Meat on top of meat on top of meat on top of meat
Aug 29, 2013 4:00 pm

As a way of hyping their suite of garlic-themed sandwiches, eight BK locations in the Kansai region of Japan are running a special all-you-can-eat promotion tomorrow from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. As in, you can eat as many Garlic Meat Monsters as possible. 

Watch Spicy, Buttery Dosa Porn Straight From A Mumbai Streetside

You haven't been this vegetally aroused in a while
Aug 28, 2013 3:00 pm

"Dosas are just okay," said nobody, ever. Check out this absolutely pornographic tribute to crispy-chewy South Indian rice and lentil crepes. I don't utter the words "food" and "porn" in the same sentence unless I mean it. Or if it's Wednesday. Hey!

This Is What Fast Food Really Looks Like

Photo series examines what's hiding under the bun
Aug 20, 2013 12:30 pm
Photo: Jon Feinstein

We can all admit to hitting up a drive-thru during some road trip. And if we were to take McDonald’s television advertisements at face value, we’d believe that its products are not terrible for us and can even be somewhat appetizing. Deep down, however, we’re all quite aware that fast food is, well, disgusting. This photo series is sure to confirm our assumptions.

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