Wendy's Testing "Natural" Fries In Some Areas - The Consumerist: "The Natural Fries are skin-on strips of real potato with nothing else added to them, then cooked in a special blend of oils developed just for these fries. To top it off, they're sprinkled with sea salt, which comes from evaporating sea water, rather than table salt, mined from underground rock salt deposits and processed to add magnesium carbonate to prevent caking and iodine, a nutrient necessary for proper functioning of our bodies. ”"
Mmmm, <strike>Meaty</strike> Skin-y: The KFC 'Skinwich' - Geekologie: "Kentucky Fried Cruelty is allegedly testing a new sandwich at select stores. What kind of sandwich? Try '5 layers of fried chicken skin, lumped on a bun and topped with white american cheese and bacon.' Mmmm, I can already feel my intestines trying to escape out my butthole."
Know Your Korean Fried-Chicken Chains - New York City Restaurant Buzz - Zagat: "The Korean fried-chicken trend send seems to to show no sign of slowing down, as evidenced by the recent opening of a new Midtown branch of the popular Bon Chon Chicken chain. The lovers of this crunchy style are passionate about their poultry – to them, there is only one KFC, and that’s Korean Fried Chicken. While the Colonel relies on batter and spice to gussy up his bird, these spots use a process that melds the skin into a thin crust that’s less greasy than other fried chicken. The delicate result (which can take up to 20 minutes to cook) can then be brushed with sweet or spicy sauce. Oh, and for whatever reason, the makers of this crispy chicken really like spaceships. Here are the three chains making the loudest cluck:"
Fast-Food Survey Results Are Here! - Multi-City Restaurant Buzz - Zagat: "Who makes the best burger in the land? Five Guys got the high five from surveyors in our latest Fast-Food Survey. The fast-growing Virginia-based chain (and presidential pit stop) took top honors in the Best Burger category, unseating last year’s winner, West Coast fave In-N-Out Burger."
Exclusive to NYC's Whopper Bar. Four flame-broiled Whopper� patties topped with pizza-lovers' favorites (pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce and Tuscan pesto sauce) all on a 9 1/2-inch sesame seed bun.
Of course, Tuscan pesto sauce. I was wondering what the green stuff in my vomit was! And here I thought it was something healthy like lettuce. BWAHAHAHAHA! Lettuce on a cheeseburger. This ain't Jenny Craig!"