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Tasteless Americans Choose Lay's Cheesy Garlic Bread Chips

The votes have been tallied, and the results are in — U.S. potato chip consumers are boring and disappointing. The Lay's "Do Us a Flavor" promotional contest saw folks voting for one of three user-generated flavors — Chicken and Waffles, Sriracha or cheesy garlic bread. I tasted them all, and the winner was as clear… »5/07/13 2:15am5/07/13 2:15am

Lay's Chicken and Waffles, Sriracha and Cheesy Garlic Bread Potato Chips: The Snacktaku Review

Last summer Frito-Lay tapped into the power of social media to give fans of the company's signature potato chip brand a chance to choose the next exciting flavor to grace store shelves. Millions of flavor combinations were submitted. Some, like Spinach and Sour Cream, were relatively uninteresting. Others, like my own… »2/18/13 4:00pm2/18/13 4:00pm

Pepsi Marinated Chicken Wings? We've got Cheesy Lobster in China too.

Sitting in what's often called a trashy cafe in Beijing's Wudaokou district, a friend of mine asked me a question, "你知道为什么中国网游那么简单吗?" (Do you know why Chinese online games are so simple?) Confused and halfway through a soggy "homemade" microwave potato chip I asked, "Why?"


My buddy smiled at me and said, "Because… »1/14/13 6:00am1/14/13 6:00am