Let’s face it, chain restaurants are ubiquitous. And people that don’t eat at chains are the exception rather than the rule. Chains get a bad rap. They’re associated with poor quality, highly processed foods, with little nutritional value. I’ve even chronicled some of them in my Bad Chains series. But good things are happening. Consumers … Continue reading Some Chains I’d Like to See Come to Albany
Cognitive dissonance as it’s described on the Simply Physcology website: “Cognitive dissonance refers to a situation involving conflicting attitudes, beliefs or behaviors. This produces a feeling of discomfort leading to an alteration in one of the attitudes, beliefs or behaviors to reduce the discomfort and restore balance etc.” Am I feeling discomfort due to cognitive dissonance? … Continue reading Bad Chain Restaurants VI – Cognitive Dissonance
Bad line dancing by the servers. The din of too loud pop-country music ringing in your ears. Peanut shells all over the floor. A plethora of neon signs, searing your retinas at every turn. Welcome to Texas Roadhouse.
I started doing a series of burger posts back in late August titled Death by Cheeseburger. I needed to take a break, because, as much as I love burgers, they are incredibly unhealthy and I don’t want to die just yet. I also have been doing a series of posts titled Bad Chains, where I eat at … Continue reading Death by Bad Chain Cheeseburger – Crapplebee’s