I’m sick of the word “Asiago”. I’m sick of seeing it. I’m sick of hearing it. It’s a total and complete “show-off” word. It just screams of “I’m too good to sit next to you and breathe your air. And I’m certainly too good to eat Velveeta cheese.” Asiago this. Asiago that. Asiago chicken sandwiches. Asiago penne pasta. Asiago deodorant. Come on! Enough is enough!
Where the hell did this cheese come from, anyway?!?? I’m not talking it’s origin. I can look that answer up on Wikipedia. I’m talking when did this cheese become so in vogue? When did it become the cheese du jour?
Here’s the thing. Your friendly neighborhood jman’s willing to wager dollars to donuts that 87% of the population doesn’t have a discriminative enough palate (lmao! i initially had that spelled “pallet”) to discern Asiago cheese from, say, Cheez Whiz. And I’m not speaking from up high, either. You put American cheese and Asiago in front of me? I’d probably say they both taste like Cheddar.
So…Wendy’s…stop pretending your anything but a fast food joint, ok? Just because you fancify your chicken sandwich with Asiago cheese, still doesn’t make you anything other than a fast food joint.
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