40 Days Sans Meat: The Power of Advertising

40 Days Sans Meat: The Power of Advertising

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40 Days Sans Meat: The Power of Advertising


What are you giving up for Lent? Christen Nehmer, videographer for The Food Channel, is giving us her experience in going meatless. Follow along throughout the 40 days of Lent.

Day 37:

10 days left. AGH.

Today, I witnessed first hand just how convincing advertising can be. I was watching TV as I normally do on Thursdays (NBC has a great line up), and an ad for Wendy’s fish sandwich came on. It was like clockwork. I watched the ad and was practically drooling over this panko-crusted fish sandwich. I’ve never had/nor craved a fish sandwich.

Tonight, I broke that pattern, and tried one from Wendy’s. Wow.

Everything about that sandwich was impressive, minus the huge bun. I removed the top bun and enjoyed it. The fish was tender and hot, the crust was crunchy and not soggy and the sauce was even tasty. If you haven’t tried one, do it. And thank you Wendy’s ad agency for making that fish look amazing.

Breakfast: Oatmeal
Lunch: Veggie Quesadilla from Qdoba
Dinner: Fish Sandwich from Wendy’s

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