Friday, February 17, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
McDonald's has just introduced two new Big Mac sizes! The Grand Mac comes with more beef and an extra slice of American cheese. The Mac Jr is a single-story Mac with one slice of beef on a sesame seed bun. All three Macs still come dressed with crisp shredded lettuce, pickles, diced onions, American cheese and McDonald's iconic special sauce.
We tried out the Mac Jr (460 calories) and loved how the tremendous flavor of an original Big Mac (540 calories) was scaled down to regular burger size. We can only imagine how tasty the Grand Mac is -- at a whopping 860 calories, we're staying clear!
What size will you try? Head over to your local McD's to find out which Mac size works for you!
*for a limited time only
Monday, February 6, 2017
As advertised at this year's Royal Rumble and Super Bowl, Kentucky Fried Chicken is now serving their NEW Georgia Gold Chicken. Available with Extra Crispy Chicken, Extra Crispy Tenders or on a Chicken Little sandwich, this bold new item is smothered in an ultra-tangy honey mustard BBQ sauce and served with pickle chips.
We tried the Georgia Gold with the Extra Crispy Chicken Tenders alongside a biscuit and side of coleslaw. The sauce tasted not at all like we expected. Unlike most traditional honey mustards, this sauce focuses way less on sweet honey and way more on tangy mustard. The sweetness was very muted (and tasted more like sugar than honey) and the mustard notes were very pronounced, vinegary and bordering on too sour, which made the inclusion of pickle chips very curious (probably something to do with traditional Georgia BBQ?). Overall, we enjoyed the flavor the more we ate it and there was a very pleasant, subtle spiciness that lingered after every bite. The best part of the Georgia Gold Chicken was the extra crispy texture and KFC's signature secret blend of spices on the chicken itself, which really doesn't say much for the vivid new BBQ sauce. Georgia Gold Chicken is pretty tasty, but it's unoriginal and uninspired and really we would rather just dunk some naked tenders into a tub of KFC's original honey mustard.
Monday, January 30, 2017
"The shell is the chicken. The chicken is the shell." - Taco Bell
Fried chicken fans rejoice, Taco Bell is once again reinventing the fast food game with their totally outrageous Naked Chicken Chalupa! For this tantalizing new treat, Taco Bell has managed to make a chalupa shell out of crispy, marinated all-white meat chicken and stuff it with crisp lettuce, fresh tomato, tangy cheese and cool avocado ranch sauce. And how does this tempting new taco taste? Delectably orgasmic! The chicken is moist and perfectly seasoned and the simple ingredients really highlight the classic fried chicken flavor. And each protein-packed chalupa is only 440 calories so you don't have to feel shame getting down with this brazen bird!
For a limited time only.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
If you're not a fan of Pepsi's new aspartame free Diet Pepsi, don't fret. Pepsi has released a "Classic Sweetener Blend Diet Pepsi" which still contains aspartame (as opposed to Splenda). The move is intended to placate fleeing Diet Pepsi fans who were not happy with the taste of the new formula. Classic Sweetener Blend Diet Pepsi indeed tastes classic and it comes in a beautiful, retro-inspired light blue packaging. But in true Pepsi fashion, this new release is difficult to find as the aspartame free recipe is still intended to be the primary version of Diet Pepsi. Call your local Pepsi supplier to ask if they carry Classic Sweetener Blend.