What Is It? The Burger Cleanse, a totally made-up, but totally delicious detox inspired by The Taco Cleanse.
Who’s Trying It Out? Grace Gavilanes, features writer-reporter
What’s the Point? Why even question it? Where there are burgers, there is life. Also, I refused to leave my house during the blizzard and wanted to make my time indoors as fulfilling as possible. Enter: burger-inspired meals.
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Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also the author of ten books, six of which debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Read her blog every Monday for slimmed-down celebrity recipes and more.
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Anthony Bourdain Throws Shade at McDonald’s New Artisan Burger: ‘Maybe It’s Made Up of Ground Up Artisans’
Anthony Bourdain has a point: The adjective “artisan” — which connotes an item produced in limited quantities, using traditional methods — is grossly overused.