Fast Foodie

Fast Foodie: Taco Bell's fried chicken taco shell is a winner

Confession: I never had KFC's Double Down. Before eating fast food became a journalistic concern, the Colonel's double-stacked chicken fillets with cheese, bacon, and secret sauce sandwiched in the middle seemed like a bridge too far, even for me. KFC's chicken is good, bacon is good, cheese is...

  • Fast Foodie: An existential rumination on what qualifies as fast food

    Fast Foodie: An existential rumination on what qualifies as fast food

    Hello, fellow fast-food enthusiasts. I must take this time to address issues with the previous column on my excitement about a new Popeye's opening down the street from my house. Several readers took exception with my characterization of the city's fast-food scene. In the column, I lamented the...

  • Fast Foodie: A new Popeyes on Howard Street

    Fast Foodie: A new Popeyes on Howard Street

    Incredibly, being a Fast Foodie here in Baltimore can be difficult, especially because we don’t have a car. There’s a McDonald’s on North Avenue, one on Falls Road in Hampden, and a few downtown. A couple of joints, including another McDonald’s and a KFC, are clustered on Greenmount Avenue around...

  • Fast Foodie: Taco Bell's Bacon and Ranch Crunchwrap Supreme combo

    Fast Foodie: Taco Bell's Bacon and Ranch Crunchwrap Supreme combo

    A lot of people wear the word “foodie” like a badge of honor when, really, it’s a sign you’re a pretentious asshole. Liking kale and truffles doesn’t make you some kind of savant, OK? And while plenty of big-deal restaurants and celebrity chefs cater their menus to these trends, most regular-ass...

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