Tag Archives: fast food

How to Order Off-the-Menu

7 Oct
Burritodilla

Image Courtesy of #HacktheMenu

While it’s not officially on the menu, everybody knows about In-N-Out Burger’s Animal-Style burger. The secret’s out on that, to the point that the California burger chain is using the menu as a marketing tool to responsive service. But what about Liquid Cocaine at Starbucks? Or the Burritodilla at Chipotle, the turducken of the taco world? The amazing people at #HacktheMenu have created a resource for every major fast food chain’s closely guarded menu secrets, with recipes included for decoding the nicknames. Here’s their comprehensive guide to fast food secret menus.

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Fast food isn’t fast enough?

25 May

This is brilliant. My friend Maddie and I were talking about how fun ads can be when they’re not too vomitific (local commercials, you know who you are)

I also have a list of ads that I really liked-especially Levi’s jeans and Haggen Daas. I could eat advertisement in a bowl for breakfast.

It is the fuel of my work on the school newspaper-The New York Times has all of the news that fits, but that’s after the ads are placed. It’s not being a cynical student or a label snob that has produced my obsession with advertising. It’s more like being a scientist, curious to pick apart the good ones and skeptical of how advanced evolution really makes us with a few of the others. Continue reading