• The Glittery and Gold Food Trend Is a Plague That Must Be Stopped

    10 days ago - By Eater

    Sparkly lattes and gilded chicken wings are the very worst of so-called “Instagram food” Last month, perennial fast-food favorite Popeyes rolled out boneless wings battered in champagne and coated in 24-karat gold. Available at just a handful of locations, the price of the one-day-only offering was surprisingly egalitarian, at just $5 for six wings and a biscuit. Nonetheless, the ostentatious menu item was an eyebrow-raising outlier for the fried chicken chain, which is more known for its buttery biscuits and red beans and rice - but Popeyes is merely the latest restaurant to climb aboard...
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