And so I did. My expedition to 2nd and Charles to pick up some incredibly expensive retro video games was curtailed by an entire 15 minutes thanks to my dedication to snackology. Thankfully the copy of Shaq-Fu for the Super Nintendo was still there when I arrived, but had it not the sacrifice would have been warranted. … [Read more...] about Snacktaku Nibbles On Taco Bell’s Fried Cap’n Crunch Balls
I’m sure Cadbury would cite cost-cutting or perhaps even health concerns as reasons for the reduced size. I say that’s bullshit. The real reason? Suddenly one Creme Egg isn’t quite enough. Two is far too many, of course, but don’t tell your stomach that. And hey, since it’s cheaper to buy a four-pack you might-as-well do that. Next thing you know you’re dead at the bottom of chocolate and fondant pit, and Hershey/Cadbury is pulling out your gold fillings with pliers. Devious. Borderline evil. … [Read more...] about Cadbury Creme Eggs: The Snacktaku Review
The irony is that these Candy Corn Oreos, which have received more than their fair share of press attention, are slightly more than slightly less. They are, essentially a Golden Oreo double-stuffed with two-toned creme with just a hint of butterscotch flavor added to give it that candy corn taste. … [Read more...] about Candy Corn Oreos and Pumpkin Spice Kisses: It’s the Snacktaku Halloween Variety Spooktacular!
Some have criticized the invention as one that would make a lazy world even lazier. I say it's not about saving steps. How many times have you picked up a big, sloppy cheeseburger, taken a bite and had its innards explosively transform into outtards (still not a word)? A good burger could really use a skin to hold things in, and until they approve human stem cells for burger wrappers, this is as close as we'll get. … [Read more...] about Snacktaku Special Report: Five Snacks I Must Eat in 2013
The Oreo is many things, but there is one thing it is not: cream-filled vanilla cookies. The cream-filled vanilla cookie is a fine creation, but its realm is the bottom shelf at your local convenience store; its neighborhood the dust-covered aisle section between the good cookies and the crackers at the grocery store. It doesn't belong behind plastic emblazoned with the Oreo logo. … [Read more...] about Golden Oreos: The Snacktaku Review