Well, as we battle our way through our post-holiday depressions (“the long, dark tea-time of the soul” to quote Douglas Adams), it’s nice to know there are people out there hell-bent on giving us heart attacks.
I offer the (food) court the following exhibit from today’s New York Daily News. (Hint, just click on each picture to bring up the next artery-clogging sensation.)
There is, of course, the infamous KFC Double Down sandwich, which could qualify as “a heart attack on a bun” except it doesn’t even HAVE a bun. Instead it consists of cheese, bacon and a special sauce sandwiched between two deep-fried breaded chicken patties. Yum.
I honestly thought this was a joke when I first heard about it, but it’s true, which just goes to show how far ’round the bend this world has gotten. The folks at The Onion were probably kicking themselves and saying, “Why didn’t WE think of that first?”
And speaking of The Onion, once you have finished glazing your eyes on the stomach-popping delights pictured in today’s edition, then go here for the faux follow-on comments from the FDA….