Food Archive

The Big Mac

By Jack Keillor I’ve never been a religious man. I’ve tried on countless occasions, I’ve prayed, I’ve sinned, I’ve hurt others with my carelessness but no matter what I do to get His attention, nothing ever happened. Even He must know I’ve tried. …

A Beginner’s Guide to Eating Soup

Most people love soup, it’s just human nature. The human body needs three things to survive: food, oxygen and broth. Soup is one of the top five sources of broth and considered the best option by the nation’s leading Brothologists, followed by injecting …

Chipotle Burrito Review

By Jack Keillor As I’m sure any follower of my blog already knows, I’ve had a lot of fast food in my day, but truth be told before this past weekend I had never tried a Chipotle burrito. Lord knows I love a good …

Sonic’s Chili Dog Review

By the year 1970, America was wrist deep in the Vietnam War and ol’ Dick Nixon liked it that way. The anti-war movement had become extremely popular among college-aged youths and the students at Kent State were about to have their third-worst day …

Wendy’s Baconator Review

On a November night just like this eight years ago, I was tasked with solving a series of murders that seemed to be centralized entirely at the Wendy’s location on Lake and Grand. By then I’d already gotten kicked off the force, but …

Popeyes’ Fried Chicken Review

Originally established in 1907, Popeyes is currently the longest running fast food franchise of all-time. While many believe the company to be named after notorious cartoon-pirate-but-all-around-good-guy Popeye from the popular children’s cartoon of the same name, it’s not even close to the whole …

Arby’s Curly Fries Review

My first case after I’d been promoted to homicide was a real how-do-you-do. It was June of ‘92, the air was humid, the Nirvanas and the Pearl Jammies (a popular all-child, all pajama-clad Pearl Jam cover band that would later reform as the …

Burger King’s The Whopper Review

By Jack Keillor The Whopper is one of the longest-running hamburgers of all time and for a reason; it’s fantastic. Created in 1957, Burger King was the first to succeed in making a “bigger hamburger” and other fast food chains would take years …