Friday, 11 June 2010 19:31

Today I constructed a thing of beauty.  The K2D2 is not the distant cousin of a famous Astromech droid... no, the K2D2 is an amalgam of two fine consumer products that were simply destined to meet.

Kentucky Fried Chicken's Double Down sandwich is a delightful thing.  Two boneless fried chicken breasts surround bacon, pepperjack cheese, and a savory sauce.  One of KFC's advertising claims regarding this masterpeice is that it is so meaty that there was simply no room for a bun.

I thought otherwise.

Taking inspiration from the fabled "Luther" burger and armed with an instrument of plastic cutlery, I obtained one Krispy Kreme glazed donut on my way to lunch with the Colonel.


Friday, 14 August 2009 18:42

Atkins is so 10 years ago, and as such, not every restaurant has a low-carb menu these days... in fact, I can't count them on more than one hand.  However, a low-carbohydrate diet is still effective and maintainable, and a great way to stay fit or lose weight.  Even though it's mostly off the menus, it's still convenient and available if you're slightly creative.

Today I had Wendy's for lunch.  My meal amounted to 10 net grams of carbohydrate and it cost under $5.  It was satisfying for an adult male with an above-average appetite.  Here's what I ordered: