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Weekend Roundup

19-Year-Old McNugget Sauce Sells for $14K and the World Is Doomed
How did a bunch of L.A. comedy writers, a brilliant subversive cartoon, and a grassroots social media campaign get McDonald’s to consider re-releasing a 19-year-old McNugget sauce? Because the world is made of magic. [Vice Munchies]

Everyone Should Spend at Least One Night Sleeping in a Pile of Pancakes
Let us all take a moment of silence, to give praise to the beauty of this handmade breakfast quilt. [Extra Crispy]

REVIEW: Hostess Bakeshop CupCake Cookies
Fact: Black and white cookies are one of the world’s most perfect foods. Alternative fact: These look a lot like black and white cookies. Science: They are nowhere to be found in stores nearby. Guess we’ll have to live vicariously through the other guys’ reviews. [The Impulsive Buy]

Where Have All the Fast-Food Playgrounds Gone?
Indoor playgrounds are one of the ways fast food companies hook kids and give them nostalgic positive brand associations later in life. So where are they all going? [Eater]

Written by Malcolm Bedell

Malcolm is the author of "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as a frequent contributor to Serious Eats, Down East Magazine, The L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and more. When not poisoning his body with garbage and then posting sardonic commentary about it on the Internet, he also owns and operates the 'Wich, Please food truck, named Eater.com's "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015.

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