Dear restaurants, I promise to order ahead if you promise to make it less anxiety-inducing

Sometimes you read something about the behavior of others and think, thank god, I thought that was just me. The latest iteration: a piece in the Wall Street Journal that asks why people who can use a smartphone app to order ahead would opt to wait in line instead. It’s all anecdotal stuff—the individuals the WSJ spoke…

Dunkin’ Donuts’ Girl Scout-cookie coffees are an unholy alliance of two great things

Unlike your Starbucks specialty drinks with froths of whipped cream and differently themed sprinkles, Dunkin’ Donuts’ new lineup of Girl Scout-cookie flavored coffee drinks is pretty straightforward. No candy bits or adds of any kind, just flavored coffee that taste like three popular Girl Scout cookies: Thin Mint,…

Dunkin’ Donuts’ new year’s resolution: Get rid of artificial coloring

Let’s face it: When most of us stop for a doughnut on our way in to work in the morning, we’re not really thinking about our health. In fact, sometimes the clearly not-from-nature insanely colored sprinkles or brightly hued frostings are exactly what draw us in. Good news for fans of morning sugar: Dunkin’ Donuts…

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…