Posts Tagged ‘ fast food ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: Why I Don’t Eat McDonald’s

Today we have a question about eating habits. Dear Betty, Do you eat fast food? – Burger Girl in Brooklyn Hey, Burger Girl! Yes, I do eat fast food, which I admitted in this discussion of the price fallacy of home cooked vs. fast food. I’m a big fan of In-N-Out burger here in California, […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: Fast Food Isn’t About Price

Sometimes I get questions that are just so logical. Hi Betty, I read the article in the NY Times about how fast food isn’t really cheaper. So… if it’s not cheaper, and we know it’s no good for us, why does anyone eat it? – Hungry in Houston Hi Hungry, I don’t think that the […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: The $5 Challenge

A few weeks ago, Jim of Muddy Dog Coffee posted a link on my Facebook page: the $5 Challenge from Slow Food USA. The idea was to create a home cooked meal for less than $5 per person, the average price of a fast food value meal, to dispel the myth that ordinary people can’t […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Five Guys

Ok, this is absolutely not a new vegetable or even something healthy. But with Five Guys burgers finally making it to the Bay Area, we had to give it a try. What? I can’t eat a burger? Come on…. The first thing you need to know is that the standard burger is actually a double, […] Read More