Aaron Poole vs. America(n Food) Part Seven: The Pup Deception

Aaron Poole: American Taste Tests

The adventure perpetuates and dwarfs comprehension. When we last left our hero, Aaron Poole of Cabin Fever, he had somehow found himself in Atlanta to take part in Red Nose Net 2010. Not enough to try and make him stay up on camera for twenty-four hours, Ken Plume and myself decided to throw food at him.

Having survived a trip to Bojangles and The Great Scone Debate, he continues down his trek of Krystal fast food sampling, where now in Part 4 of this dumbfounding saga, he finds himself with yet another new and seemingly baffling taste experience: the place where chili, hot dogs and cheese combine. Is that place a warm and gentle locale for our hero? Or yet another withering clash with American cuisine? Tune in, gentle viewers, and let’s find out…

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Chick-Fil-A Spicy Chicken Sandwich – Review

Chick-Fil-A Spicy Chicken Sandwich

It’s apparently been twenty-one years since Chick-Fil-A last introduced a new sandwich. It makes sense: whatever crack cocaine they put into their chicken to make it so ridiculously addictive must take a long time to perfect in a newly formulated delivery mechanism. But now they’re venturing even further into my jurisdiction by offering up a spicy variation of their signature sandwich.

The two questions for such a sandwich must be, first: can it possibly be as tasty as the original? And also, how spicy is “spicy,” anyway? As fans of spicy foods know, spicy is in the tongue of the be…um…the be-eater. There’s something depressing about being promised a firestorm of mouth-destroying flavor and instead feeling the need to reach for the Tabasco because you realize the food has been dialed down for the masses.

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Aaron Poole vs. America(n Food) Part Six: The Chik Supremacy

Aaron Poole: American Taste Tests

The adventure transmogrifies. When we last left our hero, Aaron Poole of Cabin Fever, he had somehow found himself in Atlanta to take part in Red Nose Net 2010. Not enough to try and make him stay up on camera for twenty-four hours, Ken Plume and myself decided to throw food at him.

Having survived a trip to Bojangles and The Great Scone Debate, he continues down his trek of Krystal fast food sampling, where now in Part 3 of this illustrious saga, he finds himself with a familiar bun–but this time he’s not dealing with the thin burger of his previous conflict, but instead…chicken!

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Aaron Poole vs. America(n Food) Part Five: The Krystal Illusion

Aaron Poole: American Taste Tests

The adventure transmogrifies. When we last left our hero, Aaron Poole of Cabin Fever, he had somehow found himself in Atlanta to take part in Red Nose Net 2010. Not enough to try and make him stay up on camera for twenty-four hours, Ken Plume and myself decided to throw food at him.

Having survived a trip to Bojangles and The Great Scone Debate, he continues down his trek of Krystal fast food sampling, where now in Part 2, he finds himself staring down the somewhat steamed bun of the restaurant’s namesake.

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Aaron Poole vs. America(n Food) Part Four: The Corn Dog Covenant

Aaron Poole: American Taste Tests

The adventure perpetuates. When we last left our hero, Aaron Poole of Cabin Fever, he had somehow found himself in Atlanta to take part in Red Nose Net 2010. Not enough to try and make him stay up on camera for twenty-four hours, Ken Plume and myself decided to throw food at him.

Having survived a trip to Bojangles and The Great Scone Debate, now he comes face to face with the Southern American equivalent of White Castle: the Krystal. Having ordered a reasonable sampling of Krystal cuisine, he begins to run the culinary obstacle course…
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Aaron Poole vs. America(n Food) Part Three: The Scone Ultimatum

Aaron Poole: American Taste Tests

The adventure continues. When we last left our hero, Aaron Poole of Cabin Fever, he had somehow found himself in Atlanta to take part in Red Nose Net 2010. Not enough to try and make him stay up on camera for twenty-four hours, Ken Plume and myself decided to throw food at him.

Having survived The Bojangles Agenda, his latest mission springs forth from his previous contention that a biscuit is just a scone. Will he survive the taste test? Only time and some noshing on bread products will tell.
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