Did you hear that? It was the sound of me bashing my own skull against my coffee table. There I was, sipping Bengal Spice tea,...Read More
Taking Gluttony To A New Level
I’m all for the occasional indulgence. Food is not only necessary, it’s DELICIOUS, and sometimes a girl’s just got to have a few bites of an apple strudel. I am not the holier-than-thou food police. Sweet things, cheesy things, fried things… I love them. Or, more accurately, I enjoy good versions of them sometimes, when the planets are aligned just right, and I feel like I’ve been eating enough leafy green things to counteract potential sugar-grain damage.
But this list of the scariest restaurant foods (thanks, Mom!) makes me queasy. And angry. The worst offender? Denny’s and their Fried Cheese Melt. It’s a grilled cheese sandwich with FRIED CHEESE STICKS INSIDE.
Who in the world needs this? What human was crying out for this particular arrangement of ingredients?
I’ve spent the last 15 minutes wondering if pre-CrossFit, pre-dino-chow I would have thought this sounded like a good idea. I honestly don’t know what the ‘old me’ would have thought of this, but the now-me is super grossed out.
THAT IS NOT FOOD! That is product.
Here’s an NPR piece on this abomination. They’ve taken a light-hearted approach. I’m frowning.
How about y’all?