Arby’s/Buffalo Wild Wings merger fuels fever dreams of menu crossover

Arby’s recent acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings that created BDarb’s—sort of the liger of the food world, except with dipping sauce—is prompting eager speculation about menu crossovers. Consumers are especially jonesing for Arby’s curly fries at Buffalo Wild Wings. Despite demand, though, CEO Paul Brown says it’s not…

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What fast food item was unfairly excluded from our top 10 list?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

The A.V. Club climbed Arby’s Meat Mountain and gazed upon its wonder

In the world of fast food, the secret menu is a holy grail of sorts. There’s an allure to walking into a chain that has served millions—if not billions—and forking over cash for something that only a select few are, in theory, aware enough to order. The practice was first brought to prominence by the proliferation of…