Buffalo Wild Wings Sued Over Wingless Wings
Plus, Pedro Pascal on Hot Wings and Carnival serves zero-proof beverages
No Bones About It
A disgruntled Chicago wing fan is suing Buffalo Wild Wings because its "boneless” wings are, in fact, made from chicken breast and aren’t wings at all. Aimen Halim of Chicago filed the lawsuit against Buffalo Wild Wings on Friday. Buffalo Wild Wings posted a sort-of response to the lawsuit (the responses to Buffalo Wild Wings are hilarious).
Pedro Pascal Takes on Hot Wings
Pedro Pascal is a seasoned actor who currently stars in two off-the-charts hits: the Mandalorian and the Last of Us. He has also become an internet heartthrob. He recently joined Sean Evans for an episode of Hot Wings, where he talks about why Cap’n Crunch is his favorite cereal, Grogu’s secrets, and which song he wants to be played at his (hopefully never) funeral — all while turning the color of his scarlet-hued leisure suit. It gets really good at the 16-minute mark.
Carnival Cruise Lines is Offering a Lineup of Non-Alcoholic Cocktails
Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines has just announced that it will offer a full lineup of non-alcoholic cocktails made with Lyre’s zero-proof spirits. Seven cocktails will be served up at the Alchemy Bar on nearly every ship in Carnival’s fleet (some Australian sailings are not currently offering these drinks yet). In addition, Lyre’s non-alcoholic prosecco will be offered in all Carnival dining rooms. The cocktails include a Martini Seduction, the Remedy, Hearts of Fire, Restorative Basil Drop, the Perfect Storm, and the Cucumber Sunrise.
Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s and Dairy Queen
There’s only one thing better than ice cream…free ice cream. Ben & Jerry’s has announced the return of Free Cone Day (something the Vermont-based ice cream company halted during the pandemic). On April 3, drop by any Ben & Jerry’s shop between noon and 8 p.m. for a free one-scoop cone in any flavor of your liking. Visit Ben & Jerry’s for details and participating locations.
Dairy Queen is also offering a free small vanilla soft-serve cone to anyone who walks into a shop on March 20. Visit Dairy Queen for details and participating locations.
Food and Wine Defends Chain Restaurants — and Gets Pushback
Food and Wine writer, Darron Cardosa wrote an essay on why chain restaurants are so popular with many of us. Over 6,000 people commented on Instagram, many of whom mentioned that independent restaurants took a financial beating during the pandemic, while giant chains fared better.