Category Archives: The Fast Food Critic

The Fast Food Critic’s Love/Hate Relationship with Chick-Fil-A

Chick-Fil-A: come for the chicken, don’t come back for the politics. In these surreally-partisan political times, even food has taken on an unfortunately polarizing nature. Your red states have a litany of fried chicken places and (inexplicably) conservative pizza chains like Papa John’s. Your blue states have Whole Foods and pretending Shake Shack is healthy. No other… Read More »

Fast Food Critic: White Chocolate Oreos Vs. Candy Cane Ones

[Note: Some call them Peppermint Oreos and that may be technically correct, but Candy Cane Oreos are just regular Oreos with the cream as half red/half white.] So many specialty Holiday Oreos, but only one can rain supreme… Candy Cane Oreos…Definitely a less bold experience than the limited-edition watermelon Oreos released in the summer (green… Read More »

Fast Food Critic: Arby’s Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich

Another example in meaningless adjectives appealing to our subconscious nature Arby’s new “Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich” is neither from a smokehouse nor true brisket, although it is technically a sandwich. More and more fast food chains are throwing in mouthwatering adjectives like “Asiago,” “garden,” or “fresh,” to sell the same damn chicken sandwich they’ve always been… Read More »

Fast Food Critic: Watermelon Oreos

For a limited time only, Oreo is releasing these beauties, which use a golden (vanilla wafer) oreo cookie instead of a chocolate one and a pink and green filling twisted into the shape of the inside of a watermelon. While You’re Eating Them: They’re basically a Starburst sandwiched in-between two Teddy Grahams. After You’re Done:… Read More »

Fast Food Critic: Sodas are Linked to Depression

Welp, for those that didn’t believe me before, we now have proof that sodas (and even diet sodas) are linked to depression. Now I know, I know, the study “isn’t conclusive,” but when are they ever? Right now, if you were to go on Yahoo’s front page or just do a little searching, you’d find… Read More »