Tag: food

  • What are the things that are ONLY in Canada, but not in US?

    Lived most of my life in Canada and a good 5 years in the US to answer this question. Unlike some of the other answers on here I’m not going to take shots at the US. I’ll be answering from a food perspective: Poutine is the obvious choice – it’s the national food of Canada and…

  • Why do people dislike foods with MSG?

    I think its a natural reaction to an ingredient that most of us cannot pronounce. There’s a general saying that if there’s an ingredient that you cannot pronounce then it’s probably not that healthy for you. In today’s age with words like ‘non GMO’, ‘all natural’, ‘no hormones’, ‘no artificial preservatives’, ‘certified organic’ all being…

  • What seasonings or items can I add to my ramen to make it more delicous?

    So there’s a variety of seasonings that you can add to either flavor your ingredients or the ramen broth itself. Most of these seasoning involve the sensory taste of ‘umami’ which is usually isolated in the form of MSG – which is basically the umami additive – so you will see MSG (which adds umami)…

  • Are Michelin restaurants highly overrated/hyped?

    overrated? No. Overhyped? Perhaps. I think in general fine dining is overhyped or at the very least not a very good value – you are paying more and generally getting less food, its just packaged and served very nicely – is that worth the extra 4x-5x premium over a regular restaurant? not sure. Not for…

  • Why did Kentucky Fried Chicken get so bad?

    Because their recipe and ingredients have changed substantially since Sanders sold the company, a fact often remarked upon by Colonel Sanders, himself. Instead ,there are a variety of ways you can get the “original” KFC taste: Go to Claudia Sanders restaurant. American Restaurant Shelbyville, KY this restaurant is the successor of Colonel Sanders original restaurant…

  • What makes hamburgers more franchisable than hot dogs?

    Hot dogs are generally not as filling as hamburgers. This makes them ideal as street foods but not for a full meal like for restaurants Americans love their beef. Hot dog weiners or sausages are usually a mix of different meats stuffed into a casing. This mystery blend of meats is somewhat less appetizing than…