Fast food reality

Fast food reality

If you’ve been to a fast food restaurant, you already know this, but here’s the side-by-side evidence: Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality

On one side is the food-stylist-designed picture-perfect advertisement version that exists only through the magic of superglue and fake ingredients that only look like the actual ingredients. On the other is a representative example purchased at random from a local fast food chain.

It ain’t pretty, yet Americans spend billions on the bait-and-switch meals every year. I guess looks aren’t everything. Or taste, I suppose. So why do we buy them?

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