Tag Archives: Fast food

  1. Bits and pieces: Angry Birds cookbook, Cone-ing and other food news from the web, 6.13.11

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    June 13, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Young whippersnappers have created a new online sensation called “cone-ing.” In short, it’s when someone buys an ice cream cone …
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  2. Avocado, bacon and Oreos – the latest fast-food menu additions

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    June 8, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    It’s hard to avoid fast-food restaurants when there is a barrage of advertising shooting at me on all fronts. But …
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  3. Bits and pieces: Ronald McDonald, coffee and other food news from the web, 5.23.11

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    May 23, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Is Ronald McDonald a nice ol’ clown representing a big company, or is he just an example of predatory marketing …
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  4. You have two hours to get free Chick-fil-A french fries March 4

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    March 2, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Hungry? Got nothing to do on Friday afternoon? Chick-fil-A is offering a free medium order of french fries between 2 …
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  5. McDonald’s has made oatmeal a hot topic. Here’s how to make your own.

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    March 1, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    It took two minutes and three ingredients for my fiancé to change the way I look at breakfast. It was …
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  6. The $10 Challenge: Happy Buddha

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    February 21, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    A “B” letter grade is acceptable in most areas of life – except for restaurant health inspection ratings. In the food arena, …
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  7. The $10 Challenge: The Iced-In Edition

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    December 17, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    I hear that it is technically not winter yet. One slippery walk outside of my apartment building indicated otherwise. Louisville …
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  8. Bits and pieces: KFC expands, nutritious school lunches and other food news from the web, 12.13.10

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    December 13, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    KFC officials have their eyes on Africa, according to the Wall Street Journal. Yum! Brands, the Louisville-based parent company of …
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  9. Can government take away my Happy Meal?

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    November 11, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

      I spent years collecting the toys from McDonald’s Happy Meals in a cardboard box. It was no coincidence that …
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  10. Bits and pieces: Chocolate shortage, Betty Crocker’s PMS solution and other food news from the web, 11.10.10

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    November 10, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Starting next week, Bits and Pieces will return to Mondays. Now, on to the news. This first news item brought …
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