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Combo Plate: Good-bye Kitty? Free chicken, getting freaky and more

September 8, 2010 | 11:43 am

funny food photos - Stabby Kitty

--See more @ My Food Looks Funny

--Takosher -- "the chosen taco" -- is ready to roll and bills itself as the nation's first certified glatt kosher taco truck. Follow its crew on Twitter @takosher to catch up with them and nab yourself a brisket taco, latke taco and more.

--El Pollo Loco is celebrating its 30th anniversary with coupons for all: Through the month of September, you can go to www.elpolloloco.com and download daily coupons. National Chicken Day falls on Sept. 15, and on that day only you can use a coupon for a free mini-meal: A leg or thigh, warm tortillas and fresh salsa.

--Do we really need a poll for this? Over at YumSugar, they're gauging interest in whether you like your chocolate salty or just plain sweet. Of course the answer is salty! But I won't tell you how to vote.

--When we got wind of a new show on TLC called "Freaky Eaters," we couldn't resist. Based on the British show of the same name, the premise is fairly simple: Take people who have bizarre eating habits and rehab them. In 22 minutes. Read more in Health.

--Over at Salon, guest chef Cathy Elton writes about being heartbroken after learning that heart problems meant she could no longer eat saturated and trans fats. "I thought I would never make or eat pie again (and believe me, I cried myself to sleep over that one)." But you can't keep a good baker down. She offers up a recipe for "heart healthy apple raspberry pie," which has zero saturated fat.  

--Do you like beer? Want to get away? How about the Denver Beer Fest, Sept. 10-19.

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-- Rene Lynch
Twitter.com / renelynch

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