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McDONALD’s – SWEET BBQ CHICKEN

14 Aug

UntitledThe full name of this sammich is the “Sweet BBQ Bacon Buttermilk Crispy Chicken” sammich.   That is one hell of a name.  I shortened it to …..

“Uh…can I get that BBQ chicken-wing-ding sammich?”

“Sorry…what you say?”

“Uh… can I get the crispy bacon with chicken BBQ sammich?”

“uhhhhh yeah…….sure.”

SHADDUP already and tell me how it tastes funny-jerk!

Okay, I can’t believe I am going to say this, but this is the BEST thing I have ever eaten at a Mickey D’s.    Yeah.  I said it.

You know I am not that big of fan of their food anymore – but this sammich has all the flavor and textures and just all-around-indulgence that you want from a fast food place.

I loved this damn sammich and I am not afraid to admit it!

 

 

 

 

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BURGER KING – CHICKEN PARM SAMMICH

8 Aug

Untitled“We have sorta been here before…..”

That’s my thoughts as I am sitting here in the drive-thru at the BK.

A few years ago, they slapped some cheese and sauce on their oblong chicken sammich and called it done.

It was barely okay.  Just barely.  This looks like a revamp and serious attempt at a proper chicken parm sammich.

UntitledDid I mention I love chicken parm sammiches???  Cause I totally do.

I have been a big fan of BK for so long…I want them to have a win….and I say that because I have been less than impressed with them for the last several years.

That being said, this is probably the best item I have had at a BK in years.    The bun is soft, the sauce is tangy, the two cheeses bring texture and flavor, and the chicken is crispy and crunchy.   It’s a great little sammich.

And that is what bothers me.   It feels like it doesn’t live up to the $5 dollar price tag.  At $4 I would love it.   But it’s smaller than a whopper and feels like I am spending alot on a little.    Still good tho.   Check it out and report back below!

LITTLE CAESARS EXTRA MOST BESTEST

3 Aug

UntitledOkay first of all I love the name.   Caesar talks like me.  We could be mates.   Pizza. Pizza.

The concept is simple.  It’s….wait…

…it tells you on the box…duh.

So yeah – the most cheese and the most pepperoni for six bucks.   I have always been a fan of LC….their square pizzas mainly…but I like round too…

UntitledThe first thing I noticed was the crust is thicker than normal.  I am sure this is to handle the weight of all that extra cheese and meat.

I really liked the thicker crust.  This pizza has some serious HEFT to it.   It’s solid and filling.   It’s also twice as greasy as their regular pie…..as you can see …there was so much grease that it soaked through the box and was actually seeping into my car seat…..

…..but DAMN this pie was AWESOME!!!!!  The extra REALLY sets it off.   Get a side of CRAZY SAUCE to go with and you got one hell of a pizza night.

They TOTALLY need to keep this on the menu.   Or at least in the rotation of specials.   DEFINITELY worth it.

HIDEOUT BURGERS -MANSFIELD

10 Mar

UntitledNow this is what I am talkin’ about, kids.

Hideout Burgers in Mansfield is the real deal.  It’s a no-frills burger joint and that is all I want it to be. Hideout makes a homestyle burger that is probably the best burger I have had in Mansfield.  Period.   Without exception.

The staff is friendly and the cafe has some speedy services.  Those burgers we ordered slid onto our table by a friendly face in a matter of minutes.   The place was kind of busy that night too.   Families and kid sport teams all chowin’ down.    Family friendly type place.  Just a great all-around experience.  Lookin’ forward to going back for another burger and trying the rest of the menu.

PANDA EXPRESS – FIRECRACKER CHICKEN BREAST

23 Feb

UntitledI loves the Panda.  Well..almost everything Panda.  Their fortune cookies are always lame fortunes.  I never get a good one.  I get lotto numbers.  What am I gonna do with that?  Play the lotto?  PFFT…

So I am at the Panda and they have Firecracker Chicken breast back on the menu.   Chicken, peppers, onions, with some black bean sauce?   Serve it up, homie!

Okay, the photo might not look crazy-appealing…but trust and believe…it’s good stuff.

 

 

PASTA BOW TIES – MEATBALL PARM

2 Feb

UntitledOkay, these IS sneaky already…..

When I saw these at my local Albertsons (and so far only at Albertsons) and my first thought was that these “bowtie” are a new offering from the same company that gave me those Marinara Chips that I loved SO MUCH.  You can see that review here :PASTA CHIPS – MARINARA

Well, from what I can tell (google) these are NOT made by Pasta Chips…the company…but are rather pasta chips…in the shape of bowties…..my head is starting to hurt.

Anyways…..these are AWESOME all on their own!   I love meatball parm…as a sammich..so as a chip?  These things were salty, tomato-y,cheesy, and every other-y that I need-y it to be-y…….instant classic and instant addiction!!!!! YUM YUM YUM.

EL POLLO LOCO -CHICKEN TACO AL CARBON

1 Feb

UntitledTwo corn tortillas, fire-grilled chicken, onion and cilantro.

Now I look at that and think “Street Taco”.   But I guess Street Taco doesn’t sound as cool as “Chicken Taco Al Carbon” (said in my Antonio Banderas voice..seriously…I sound just like him).

Anyway El Pollo Loco is new at this location of 360 in Arlington.  They offer “fire-citrus-chicken” and it’s quite tasty.   These tacos were very light and fresh tasting.

The only drawback is I asked for salsa and I got pico.  I bet with salsa, these  could easily be a favorite thing of mine.   Guess I have an excuse to go back.

Very very reasonable prices and fresh taste???  Win. Win.   Go Try’em.