fast food

August 29, 2012

Skankynavia: California: Fast Food Frenzy!

by Anders Arhoj

I spent my summer of 2012 in California, my favourite place in the world — after my couch (ok, maybe Japan comes in as a close second).

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September 5, 2011

Postcard from LA: Yoshinoya Takeover

by Kayoko Akabori


I’m in LA for my best friend’s wedding. I love LA, you know that? There’s an energy here that doesn’t quite exist in sleepy SF.

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November 24, 2010

Skankynavia: Hot Dog-Off! (CPH)

by Anders Arhoj


Being a single gay nerd means the only sausage you’re gonna get is down at the hot dog stand.

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August 10, 2010

Meat Watch: Wurstküche (LA)

by Yoko Kumano


“Yoko, they have rattlesnake and alligator sausages,” my friend told me of this place called Wurstküche in Downtown LA.

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July 2, 2010

Sir Grubs A Lot: The Oinkster (LA)

by Chiara

Oinkster Pastrami

I know a lot of folks who love to hate on Guy Fieri for reasons that include his overt enthusiasm and hair do, but I’ll be the first to admit, I think the dude is completely lovable and has the best damn job in the world.

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May 19, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Wow Bao (#9)

by Kayoko Akabori

Wow Bao (CHI)

We stumbled across this place, Wow Bao, on the ground floor of a huge, blingy, 80’s-style mall on Michigan Avenue.

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October 13, 2009

The Bad: Domino’s Lava Crunch Crap, Pt. II

by Veronica Brooks

Domino's Chocolate Lava Crunch Cakes

The Good: Ode to JG’s Molten Chocolate Cake, Pt. I

I should’ve known that the whole thing was a bad idea, but curiosity got the better of me yet again.

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September 4, 2009

Hokkaido JUNKtion: Lucky Pierrot WHALE Burger

by Yoko Kumano

Lucky Pierrot Whale Miso Burger

One of the best things about Hakodate, Hokkaido was that there were no McDonalds. This seems very odd, considering Hakodate isn’t such a tiny city.

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June 24, 2007

“Expect the Best”: My New Mantra

by UM Guest

By Jane Stillwater

I was raised in the most Republican town in Northern California. Very early on in life I learned to always expect the worst.

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March 16, 2007

The Bánh Mì Taste Test: Boerum Hill

by Kayoko Akabori

as Matt and I walked down Atlantic Avenue last weekend to browse their row of mid-century modern furniture shops, a Vietnamese sandwich, or bánh mì, at Nicky’s was definitely on his agenda.

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