Carls Jr. And Others Flaunt Fat

from USA TODAY: Carl’s Jr., the fast-food chain that loves to thumb its nose at political correctness, this week will unveil a breakfast burger with egg. The new burger has 830 calories, 275 milligrams of cholesterol and 46 grams of fat.
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The national trend toward lunch at breakfast is clear. About 12.5% of fast-food diners ordered burgers for breakfast in 2004, compared with 7.5% in 2003, reports Sandelman & Associates, a restaurant consulting firm.
It’s not just burgers. Chick-fil-A soon will roll out tiny chicken breakfast sandwich packs. Sonic Drive-In serves its full menu all day

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.