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Piled in a Heap

I just saw a commercial for a Denny's breakfast item in which several components of the breakfast meal are piled up in a heap in the same bowl. I'm not sure what all is included, but I know that it begins with hash browns and eggs. A co-worker of mine...
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Not Your Daddy’s McDonald’s

The home of the Golden Arches and Mansard roof is getting a major makeover for the 21st century. Imagine your "average" McDonald's restaurant, with bright florescent lighting, plastic seats and tabletops and colorful tiles. Now add wi-fi, mood lighting, sofas and armchairs, and plasma TVs for customers who are eating...
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My Beer Personality

Here's another of those interesting little quizzes that seem too resistable: You Are Bud Light You're not fussy when it comes to beer. If someone hands it to you, you'll drink it. In fact, you don't understand beer snobbery at all. It all tastes the same once you're drunk! You're...
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The Thanksgiving Tiff

Kelly, of the former In My Opinion, and Yes I have an opinion on EVERYTHING" on AOL’s now-defunct Journals blogging platform, emailed me to let me know that a major debate had begun at her journal after last week's Sunday Seven question about Thanksgiving Dinner. The discussion focuses on one...
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‘Monster’ Food

This morning on the Today show, I saw a segment about fast food getting "big" again. It's not surprising to me, really...I knew that the elimination of "Supersize" couldn't last for long. Burger King has just introduced a new breakfast item, the "Enormous Omelet Sandwich." Enormous is right: this sandwich...
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McDonald’s Deserves a Break Today!

I'm really beginning to feel sorry for McDonald's. No matter what they do, they just can't win. Before announcing a series of steps to make their menu healthier, everybody accused them of trying to make America fat with their cheeseburgers and salty french fries. After announcing a series of steps,...
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