George Washington Chicken Nugget Sells for $8,000 and More News
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George Washington-Shaped Nugget Sold: That crazy chicken nugget that resembles our first president's profile was sold on eBay for $8,100. The seller bought the nuggets three years ago, stored this one in particular in the freezer, and then decided to auction it off to raise money for a church camp. [NY Post]
Three Frisks and You Get a Free Happy Meal: In a spoof on the NYPD's controversial "stop and frisk" policy, a web site claiming to be affiliated with McDonald's and the police offered a free Happy Meal to anyone who was stopped and frisked three times without charges. Our question: Are they referring to the new or old Happy Meal? [Gothamist]
Food Trucks May Hit National Mall: The revitalization of D.C.'s National Mall could open up the area to food trucks, meaning no more overpriced pretzels while trekking from one monument to another. [Washington Examiner]
New York Wants to Ban Food Carts: The business association 34th Street Partnership wants to ban "ugly" food carts from the Midtown area, saying, "They are unsightly, and not particularly good citizens... They litter. They violate the rules frequently." But where will people get their quick, cheap lunches? [AM New York]
British Starbucks Giving Customers More Caffeine: The coffee corporation announced that their UK locations will begin putting a double shot of espresso in cappuccinos and lattes as a regular order, without increasing prices. Why are Americans always getting jipped? [Telegraph]
Diddy and Robyn Ate Crepes Together: And Diddy Instagrammed it. We would've, too.