Food

Is the McDonald’s Rumor True? – Is a McLobster Sandwich Coming Soon to a Restaurant Near You?

March 3, 2011

The McLobster. I had never heard about this sandwich until today–and maybe I didn’t want to. Lobster is a delicacy that’s healthy, delicious–and frankly, too expensive to be a part of my family’s regular menu.  With an average price of 12.99 per pound, this is twice the price of the Laura’s Lean Beef organic hamburger […]

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All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Buffet Says Clean Your Plate – or Else!

February 26, 2011

I was shocked when I heard about this news story on my local radio station this morning. Apparently, a guy named David Martin went to a Los Angelas restaurant and ordered the all-your-can-eat sushi buffet for $28. The problem occurred when Martin decided he only wanted to eat the fish out of the sushi and […]

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Beware! What You Don’t Know About Target Food Could Hurt You – and Your Kids

February 19, 2011
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Most, if not all, Target stores now have a cafe or other similar area–usually right next to an in-store Starbucks coffee shop–just as you enter their stores. These cafes offer customers items such as hot dogs, popcorn, nachos, cookies, brownies, soft pretzels, sodas, Icee frozen beverages, chicken strips, and maybe even Pizza Hut brand personal […]

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Reduce the Salt In Your Diet — Painlessly

February 1, 2011

According to the CNN report Federal Dietary Guidelines Target Salt, Saturated Fats, the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that: “. . . people over age 51, African-Americans and people with a history of hypertension, diabetes or kidney problems limit their daily salt intake to a little over a half a teaspoon. For everyone else, […]

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Taco Bell Controversy Update – Taco Bell President Makes Possibly Deceptive Statement

January 30, 2011

This post is a follow-up to my previous post on the Taco Bell controversy. If you take a look at the photo of a Taco Bell Taco Meat Filling packaging posted on Gizmodo.com, you’ll notice that the product in question is called Taco Meat Filling. And the ingredients listed right there on the bag clearly […]

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Taco Bell Controvercy Update – Taco Bell President Makes Possibly Deceptive Statement

January 30, 2011

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Lawsuit Against Taco Bell – Taco Bell Beef is Mostly Filler, and Some Customers May Be Allergic

January 25, 2011
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In a post by JoBeth Davis at WSFA 12 News and posted at Gizmodo.com had this to say about Taco Bell’s “beef” uses in their tacos: “It looks gruesome but passable… until you learn that, according to the Alabama law firm suing the company—only 36% of that is beef.” The problem, according to the law […]

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Unusual Asian Snack – IMEI Blueberry Cakes – a Mini-Review

December 28, 2010
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For Christmas this year, one of my friends gave me several of these tiny little blueberry cakes. They’re called IMEI cakes, and can be found (according to my friend) at Asian foods shops. I tried looking these cakes up online and didn’t have much luck in finding them. They’re very similar to a blueberry fig […]

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