The world of Fast Food is filled with both successes and failures. We are all familiar with the successes that have become a part of our regular vocabulary. Big Mac, Whopper, Burrito Supreme… the list really could go on and on. But, we tend to forget how many failures pave the way for those successes and how difficult it is for large scale restaurant chains to alter or add to their menus at all.
Here at Foodio54 – we wanted to remind you of just a few of those failed attempts that never made the cut at some of the most popular fast food restaurants in America.
1 – McLobster – McDonald’s
Time Period: 1993
McDonald’s has never had much luck trying to add anything to their seafood options. The McLobster was an attempt to add a menu item for people with dietary restrictions that … Read More »
Foodio54 Co-Founder Andrew Glass is in Los Angeles this week on business so I thought we would go ahead and feature a LA- based Michelin award winning restaurant in honor of that. Plus, I figured we could give him something to drool over
In last week’s article, Deleyla Dreams of Jiro’s Sushi, I broke down the various Michelin star ratings and what they mean. This week’s restaurant pick, Hatfield’s, is a one-star Michelin award recipient. This means it’s a great restaurant, the food is consistent and has high standards, and is definitely worth a visit. So if you live in LA or the surrounding areas then this restaurant needs to be on your list of go-to places to eat.
Hatfield’s. Photo Courtesy of TripAdvisor.
Hatfield’s is the creation of culinary couple Karen and Quinn Hatfield. With their … Read More »
The Hamburger - There is something unmistakably American about it. Even Julia Child commented that,”It is the Americans who have managed to crown minced beef as hamburger, and to send it round the world so that even the fussy French have taken to le boeuf hache, le hambourgaire.” A dish created right here in the United States all the way back in 1895 at Louis’ Lunch in New Haven, Ct. and has been the sweetheart of restaurant goers since then. There are a seemingly endless number of variations in which it can be enjoyed. There are also a seemingly endless list of restaurants that offer it – from as low as 99 cents at McDonald’s – to as expensive as $295 at New York’s Landmark restaurant Serendipity 3!
Because there are so many different ways to make and eat a hamburger it opens up the … Read More »