As our gluten-impaired readers know, prepared foods can be pricey for people with food restrictions. Reader Gary tried some frozen lasagna from the brand Udi’s, and found that what was in the box didn’t resemble what was shown on the box. [More]
advertising vs. reality
I spent the Thanksgiving holiday visiting family and watching network television in real time like it was 1983 or something, and that’s when it hit me. The barrage of holiday-themed car commercials where people give each other sedans, SUVs, and the occasional truck with a giant (inevitably red) bow on top. Does this ever happen in real life? It does. [More]
No one expects a gourmet experience from a frozen lasagna, but reader Rodney did expect his Michelina Lean Gourmet five-cheese lasagna entree to at least sort of resemble lasagna. It did not.
Okay, the concept of a “low-carb pasta bake” doesn’t sound very promising to begin with, but it doesn’t look so bad on the box. Reader Jeff bought it and microwaved it and ended up with a meal that….well, that kind of looks like chili. [More]
Burger King recently released a $1 bacon burger. Only a dollar and it comes with bacon? Excellent. In a typical case of fast food advertising vs. reality, though. the bacon isn’t quite as advertised. Matt tried the burger and found that the reality is quite pitiful when compared to the luscious bacon-stuffed bun shown in photos. [More]