Fast Food

Anyone who has been to a supermarket should easily decipher that one of the most profitable foods (based on variety alone) is the bagged chips category.  And it also doesn’t take a genius to figure out that 99% of them are not good for you.  From their high-calorie to their high-salt to their obscene fat content, these bagged chips are mostly garbage turned into food.

Having said that, the times they are a-changing and many chip purveyors have started offering some better options.  Here at Menos Malo, we are particularly fond of the new Tostitos Artisan Recipe chips, but you can’t really go wrong with Terra Original Exotic Vegetable Chips or Beanitos Black Bean Chipotle BBQ Chips or Food Should Taste Good Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips.


We at Menos Malo are huge fans of the Wendy’s double hamburger.  We have been eating it since they first opened in Puerto Rico way back in the 80’s.

Having said that, it has come recently – not really, we have known for a while now – come to our attention that the double hamburger is just not a very healthy option.  Particularly if you add cheese.

Luckily, Wendy’s does offer some of the best Menos Malo options of any fast food restaurant.

Let the following table show you one of our favorites:

Wendy's Small Chili

Chill, Dude! I Took Care of It!


Drink and be merry during one of the few days a year that (some) men can do no wrong.

Indi and His Dad

Look up In the sky! Is that a bird? Is it a plane? No! It's...

We at Menos Malo spend a great deal of time in airports and airplanes. Enough that we have learned some tricks towards a less bad approach regarding the food options at airports.

Patience is a virtue

The ostrich wants out.

Let’s first agree on one thing, airports are chock full of really, really, really bad for you eating options.  Unfortunately, there is a reason for that: (more…)

I don’t know about you, but no matter how healthy I want to be, there are still some cravings that I just can’t ignore. One of them is the taste for Kentucky Fried Chicken.

As we all know a few years back Kentucky Fried Chicken started asking the world to call them KFC instead. This was done in order to eliminate the negative connotation that the word “Fried” carried with it. Fast forward another few years and KFC introduced their grilled chicken alternative as another way to further blunt their perception of unhealthy.

And guess what? Their grilled chicken is certainly “Menos Malo” than their Original Recipe counterpart. Take a look at the following table:

KFC: Grilled or Original Recipe?

How do you like your chicken, green, yellow or red?