Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by KickingWithRedLabel » Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:22 pm

SinnSisamouth wrote:give me a wimpy burger any day
I grow up on Wimpy burgers in Chicago back in the early 70's. I guess they are long gone since I don't remember the last time I saw one.
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by TheGrinchSR » Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:26 pm

John Bingham wrote:JimI
Sidewalker wrote:I'm living now for 14 years in se Asia and never bin in a fast-food restaurant, I eat always in local restaurants. Taste much better. :mrgreen:
That's down to personal tastes. If I had to eat local food all the time I'd move country or end up starving to death because I lose my appetite for that stuff quickly.
Amen to that.
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by frank lee bent » Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:41 pm

my gf put on 30 kg within 4 months of moving in with me.
proof.
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by SinnSisamouth » Wed Mar 23, 2016 11:18 pm

KickingWithRedLabel wrote:
SinnSisamouth wrote:give me a wimpy burger any day
I grow up on Wimpy burgers in Chicago back in the early 70's. I guess they are long gone since I don't remember the last time I saw one.
shut up!

wimpy in that place! Noooooooo!
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by Anchor Moy » Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:21 am

Fourkinnel wrote:The post should have been titled '' More heart attacks, obesity, fat asses and high blood pressure and related diseases going to happen in Cambodia"

It's called "progress" :? Bringing the great western culture of junkfood to the poor deprived Cambodians so they can get fat and unhealthy like the rest of the world. Eating shit is a basic human right.
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by phuketrichard » Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:12 am

not sure ( yet) about Cambodia, but here Obesity amongst primary school age kids is epidemic. ( is that the right word to use?)
never seen kids so overweight in primary school.
Blame it all on poor eating habits ( 7/11 ) little, if any exercise and the fucking smart phone
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by sigmoid » Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:09 am

Well, firstly, fast food is KRAP, with a capital K. It should really be called "fake food" as it contains virtually zero nutrients but loads of preservatives. It's made in factories by transnational corporations that don't give a rat's arse about anything other than profits.

Secondly, does taste good? As they say, there's no accounting for taste. What people like to eat seems especially subjective. The appeal of "fast food" though is primarily in the setting and packaging. It's convenient and served all wrapped up in nice little sanitary tissues and boxes in a clean, colourful and air-conditioned place. Eating there is a fun, social event. You might meet some hot birds whilst standing in the queue, for instance or you can take your kids there for a birthday party.Also, it's affordable but still allows locals to demonstrate their middle-class status via conspicuous consumption. Meanwhile, you're still eating KRAP.

As many have mentioned, it's better to eat local food (even though some of that is KRAP, too, especially in Cambodia). When you eat some western food, go to a locally-owned place rather than give money to some corporate behemoth.
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by TheGrinchSR » Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:36 am

sigmoid wrote:Well, firstly, fast food is KRAP, with a capital K. It should really be called "fake food" as it contains virtually zero nutrients but loads of preservatives. It's made in factories by transnational corporations that don't give a rat's arse about anything other than profits.

Secondly, does taste good? As they say, there's no accounting for taste. What people like to eat seems especially subjective. The appeal of "fast food" though is primarily in the setting and packaging. It's convenient and served all wrapped up in nice little sanitary tissues and boxes in a clean, colourful and air-conditioned place. Eating there is a fun, social event. You might meet some hot birds whilst standing in the queue, for instance or you can take your kids there for a birthday party.Also, it's affordable but still allows locals to demonstrate their middle-class status via conspicuous consumption. Meanwhile, you're still eating KRAP.

As many have mentioned, it's better to eat local food (even though some of that is KRAP, too, especially in Cambodia). When you eat some western food, go to a locally-owned place rather than give money to some corporate behemoth.
Utter garbage. You can eat fast food as part of a balanced diet (it's challenging but not impossible). Anything which is dripping with fats, sugars and proteins is hardly nutritionally inadequate. It also tastes good because it's dripping with fats, proteins and sugars which our bodies are programmed to seek out and love (thanks to a million odd year history when these things were hard to come by on a daily basis).

As for social event? I think I'd rather amputate my nuts than have party in McD's but each to their own...
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by phuketrichard » Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:43 am

:plus1:
NOOOO
KFC, pizza hut are krap :o
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Re: Hooray! More American fast food coming to Cambodia!

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:13 pm

Drive through is smart, I've always wondered why no one else was doing it.
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