My late night winter fast food craving

Everybody has their guilty pleasures. I just happen to have hundreds of them. During the winter, one of my stops is Wendy’s. My combination for the cold weather consists of chili, a baked potato, nuggets and fries.

There aren’t many fast food drive-thru’s to get chili and Wendy’s isn’t that bad. It’s not great or horrible, just average; the hot chili seasoning packets certainly help. I sometimes wish, though, they would give less runny pours. My most recent visit was pretty runny. Perhaps Wendy’s is making it runnier to save money, I don’t know. For a few bucks, I’ll still get it every now and then.

My favorite of the meal is the baked potato. It’s probably the saddest looking one ever, but for some reason it does the trick, especially when it’s loaded with sour cream. The secret trick to fast food? Load lots of condiments. I don’t know what it is about Wendy’s baked potato; it just makes me happy. I’ve been eating it for decades and probably won’t stop.

Then, I always have to get some nuggets with a couple of sauce packets.

And to round out the whole meal, the new fries are an improvement. They aren’t as bland, better seasoned and don’t feel like Lincoln logs anymore.

What’s your fast food guilty pleasure in the winter?

Happy Dining,

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