The New KFC Queuing System

For dinner today, I went to the nearest branch of KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) to indulge myself in my favorite large Hotshots plus rice. As it always happened in any KFC I was expecting a long queue at the order counter, but to my surprise this time there was none.

It appears they employed a new queuing system so that 3 or 4 counters are only taking orders while another dedicated counter for serving them. And I believe they got it right. Read more to know why »

Food Photography: Sans the Dirty Tricks

I once wrote about the dirty tricks used by food photographers to enhance the photo of their subject product.

What really happens without those dirty tricks? See how reality differs from the ads. (The photo in the left represents what is in the ads, and in the right – the reality.)

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Each item was purchased, taken home, and photographed immediately. Nothing was tampered with, run over by a car, or anything of the sort. It is an accurate representation in every case. Shiny, neon-orange, liquefied pump-cheese, and all.

mcdo-sausage-breakfast-burrito

See more examples in the original article at “Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality“.