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Best of Thrillist’s 2nd-Annual Fast Food Awards

Will Kreznick

The best bacon cheeseburger has been crowned. The most outstanding onion rings have been chosen. The longtime debate over which fast casual chain serves the best burger is finally over. 

Thrillist’s second-annual fast food awards, The Fasties, are here to honor the best foods from your favorite chains. Hosts David So and Tim Changstarantsu of Send Foodz are back to take us on a wild, cross country road trip to find the winner of the night’s top prize, Chain of the Year—with fast food tastings, tequila-fueled trivia, and even pit stops with celebrity guests like Big Freedia along the

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Best Fast Food Onion Rings, Ranked: Culvers, Whataburger, Sonic & More

Will Kreznick

1. Sonic Drive-In: Hand Made Onion Rings

Picture this: You pull up to a Sonic speaker, ready to order the usual cheeseburger with a side of Chili Cheese Tots and a Blue Raspberry Slush, when something comes over you. What if I don’t actually want Chili Cheese Tots today, you think. What if I only order them out of habit because they’re what I know best? In a moment of bravery, you slam the “Press to Order” button with no firm plan in place other than to order something different from what you’re accustomed to. “I’ll get a cheeseburger,”

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CVS extends frozen food options | 2021-04-20

Will Kreznick

WOONSOCKET, RI. — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health operating nearly 10,000 locations, is ramping up its food and beverage offerings in an effort to become more of a meal solutions provider post-pandemic.

CVS said select stores now have a refreshed assortment of more than 100 frozen foods from brands such as Beyond Meat, Birds Eye, Ore-Ida and Amy’s Kitchen. In addition, a variety of fresh prepared foods and other refrigerated options are available in select stores.

New products being offered include Beyond Meat Beyond Burger, Beyond Meat Beyond Meatballs, Bird’s Eye Sweet Cut Corn, Bird’s Eye Steamfresh

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Can personality affect heart disease risk?

Will Kreznick

Negative traits such as anger and insecurity have been linked to heart-related problems. Taking steps to temper these tendencies may help.

Remember the Type A personality? First coined back in the 1950s, the term refers to people who are aggressive, ambitious, competitive, and time-conscious. But the notion that Type As were more likely to have heart attacks than their more laid-back counterparts turned out to be untrue, as numerous studies in the 1980s and 1990s revealed.

But in the early 2000s, another personality type — Type D for distressed — began getting more attention. Type D people are anxious, irritable,

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Best Fast Food Soft-Serve Ice Cream, Ranked: Wendy’s, DQ, Sonic & More

Will Kreznick

Soft serve is the meat and potatoes of fast food dessert. It can tell you a lot about how good the rest of the dessert menu is going to be. It’s a bit like a basic burger in that way. If the meat on a stripped-down burger is trash, there’s not much point trying the rest of the ways they dress up that garbage meat.

That’s why we’re digging into the best soft serve at major fast food restaurants. Unsurprisingly, we found the spots with the best soft serve to be the ones that took a lot of pride in

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