Chipotle climbs aboard the keto bandwagon
Just in time for all those pesky New Year’s resolutions, Chipotle has launched keto, paleo, and Whole30 bowls. The “Lifestyle Bowls” are being promoted as only available via Chipotle’s website and mobile app, but they don’t actually contain any new ingredients (the keto bowl contains romaine lettuce, carnitas, salsa, cheese, and guacamole, for example) meaning anyone who has even a surface-level understanding of their trendy diet can order them the old-fashioned way — and could have been doing so for years now. Ah, marketing!
And in other news...
• The government shutdown means that food pantries serving Native American communities are also shut down; said pantries fed about 90,000 people last year. [NY Times]
• The Lexington, Kentucky police department took to Twitter to mourn the loss of a Krispy Kreme truck that caught fire (obvious joke is obvious):
No words. pic.twitter.com/eRzvxztVlG— Lexington Police (@lexkypolice) December 31, 2018
• Purple Carrot is now hawking breakfast meal kits, for those poor souls who cannot handle making avocado toast without mail-order assistance. [FastCo]
• Prince Harry reportedly gave up tea (and coffee) in solidarity with his caffeine-avoidant pregnant wife, the Duchess of Sussex née Meghan Markle, causing some to wonder if he’s even still British. [Jezebel]
• Sometimes-vegans Beyoncé and Jay-Z wrote the foreword to the new cookbook from Queen Bey’s personal trainer, Marco Borges. [People]
• Gordon Ramsay and wife Tana are expecting their fifth child. [Page Six]