Tag Archives: fast food

How to Order Off-the-Menu

7 Oct

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.


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