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McLobster is Back!

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Having lived in New England my entire life, I have had more than my fair share of lobster rolls. I have also gotten into a few heated arguments about whether lobster rolls are… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Dunkin’ Donuts’ Croissant Donut

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“Cronuts” came onto the scene in 2013 with incredible hype. The croissant/doughnut hybrid was developed in a New York City bakery, peaked the curiosity of millions, and took America by storm! The specialty… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Wendy’s BBQ Pulled Pork Cheese Fries

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Wendy’s creativity has always puzzled me a bit. On one hand, they constantly put out delicious and unique burgers, including the irresistible Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger. On the other hand, they are the company that… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Taco Bell’s Dollar Cravings Menu

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As more and more fast food chains abandon their dollar menus (I’m looking at you McDonalds), Taco Bell has gone against the grain and officially introduced their Dollar Cravings Menu. The Dollar Cravings… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Taco Bell’s Paleo-Inspired “Cantina Power Bowl”

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Every year there seems to be a new diet craze that sweeps the nation. Atkins. South Beach. P90x. You name it. One of the biggest fads over the past year I keep hearing… Continue reading

Snack Review: 7-Eleven’s Doritos Loaded

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Earlier this week the day finally arrived when the new Doritos Loaded snack hit the shelves at my local 7-Eleven. I’ve been chowing down on taquitos and drinking Double Gulps for years, so… Continue reading

Troy’s Top 10 Fictional Fast Food Restaurants

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When a movie or television show wants to set one of their scenes at a fast food restaurant they have two choices: arrange a shoot with an established fast food chain and possibly… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Arby’s Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich

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I’ve admittedly never been a huge fan of Arby’s. Most of their menu is just roast beef sandwiches, and I have a hard time justifying buying too many of those when I can easily… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Breakfast Arrives at Taco Bell

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“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” We’ve all heard that since we were little kids. A balanced breakfast gets your body going. It gives you the energy to get through the… Continue reading

The Best Meat-Free Fast Food Options

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A reported 7.3 million Americans have chosen to live a vegetarian lifestyle. Whether the reasons have to do with religion, health, or politics, these people refrain from eating meat and have built a… Continue reading

Fast Food Feature: Wendy’s Ciabatta Bacon Cheeseburger

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When it comes to fast food in the United States it is abundantly clear that McDonald’s is king. McDonald’s does the most business, makes the most money, and has the iconic golden arches… Continue reading

The End of an Era: Derek Jeter to Hang Up His Spikes After 2014 Season

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Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Reggie Jackson and Mariano Rivera. Some of the greatest baseball players of all-time have worn the pinstripes of the New York… Continue reading

10 Reasons to Watch: “Trailer Park Boys”

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As an admitted Netflix addict, I have watched dozens of televisions series that I normally wouldn’t have come across in my everyday life. Every month or two I put my trust in the… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Burger King Rodeo Sandwiches

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As the fast food industry continues to rebrand their menus and raise the prices on their “value items”, Burger King is bucking the trend and continues to release new $1 sandwiches. One of… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Taco Bell’s Grilled Stuft Nacho (with Cinnabon Delights for Dessert)

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Taco Bell is back at it with the introduction of another brand new item, the Grilled Stuft Nacho! That’s right: Stuft. Released nationwide on December 19th, the Grilled Stuft Nacho is Taco Bell’s… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Top 10 New Items of 2013

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As the days of 2013 tick away, we not only begin to dream about what the New Year has in store for us, we take the time to look back at what we… Continue reading

Food Review: Olive Garden’s New “Italiano Burger”

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With this burger, Olive Garden successfully blends classic Italian flavors into the traditional burger structure.

Snack Review: Wavy Lay’s Potato Chips Dipped In Milk Chocolate

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There are certain innovations that blow your mind when you think about the creativity of the individual responsible for its introduction. Then there are creations that leave you wondering why they took so… Continue reading

Burger King Grills Up the Big Mac Slayer: Big Mac vs. the “Big King”

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“Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame seed bun!” This jingle first hit the airwaves in the 1970’s and has been dancing around the minds of fast-food… Continue reading

McDonald’s Updates its Value Menu: Higher Prices, Same Great Taste

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In 2002 McDonald’s revolutionized the fast food industry when it launched the Dollar Menu on a national scale. The Dollar Menu – available for both the breakfast and lunch/dinner crowds – allowed McDonald’s customers… Continue reading

Healthier Option “Satisfries” Arrive at Burger King

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The latest fast food attempt at “healthier” eating has arrived at Burger King, and it has come in the form of the all-new Satisfries! Satisfries are an alternative to the traditional French Fries… Continue reading

Fast Food: McDonald’s Mighty Wings

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It’s been a few weeks since I’ve taken to this blog to chronicle my fast food adventures, but the gap has been for good reason. There was a period of silence for fast… Continue reading

Taco Bell: Fiery Doritos Locos Taco is a Spicy New Hit

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In March 2012, the stars aligned when Taco Bell and Doritos teamed up to provide their customers with a product that combined the best that both companies had to offer: the Doritos Locos… Continue reading

Fast Food Feature: The War of the Pretzel Buns

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Testing the newest fast food creations that the industry has to offer has helped me realize how fanatical the American culture truly is. We have created overnight millionaires by becoming obsessed with “the… Continue reading

Fast Food Feature: Taco Bell’s Smothered Burrito

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Most people won’t admit that they eat, or even like, fast food. Yet the fast food restaurants in the United States make up a $165+ BILLION industry…so some people are clearly sneaking some… Continue reading