It was good! Actually, it tasted like a regular Whopper. But the novelty was irresistible.
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The red buns are colored with tomato powder. The cheese is also made with tomato powder to turn it red. The sauce is also red. It’s based on miso paste mixed with Chinese chili bean sauce and red pepper
Kazuaki Nagata reports: Burger King Japan surprised the public when it released its black burger series in 2012. Now the fast-food chain has announced a similarly colorful promotion involving red sandwiches.
Just as the black burger series had dark black buns and cheese, the new red burgers come with red buns and cheese.
Tokyo-based Burger King Japan said it will sell two types of seasonal red burger starting July 3. One is called “Aka Samurai Chicken” that sandwiches fried chicken, lettuce, tomato and cheese between red buns colored with tomato powder. Read the rest of this entry »
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This is the classic Wendy’s commercial that started their Where’s The Beef advertising campaign that began in 1984. It features Clara Peller reciting her classic line.
Bob Beckel was the campaign manager for Walter Mondale’s 1984 presidential campaign. During that campaign he became known as the man who effectively wrapped the Wendy’s slogan “Where’s the beef?” around Gary Hart, Mondale’s opponent for the Democratic nomination.
From Fox News:
It’s hard to believe that 30 years ago this month, Wendy’s first aired its iconic “Where’s the beef?” ad.
The commercial, which first debuted on the small screen on Jan. 10, 1984, featured three white-haired women examining a hamburger. As they rave about the large and fluffy hamburger bun, one woman, Clara Peller, addresses the obviously small hamburger patty paired with the bun.
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