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    Posted April 29, 2010 by
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    KFC Double Down Looks Better than it tastes


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     deannereport says she hasn't been to a KFC since she was a kid and didn't even know what was on the menu. She decided to try a Double Down, which has bacon and cheese and sauce in the center and two fried-chicken buns. She says she couldn't even finish it and spread the eating over two days. Meanwhile, the price caused her to ixnay her original plans to do a taste-test with the grilled version of the sandwich. She said it wasn't very good and tasted greasy and had too much sodium and so gave it two thumbs down.
    - nsaidi, CNN iReport producer

    Was really excited to try the new KFC Double Down, but give it two thumbs down. Looked way better in pictures than it tastes. I normally do not like doing negative reviews, but this sandwich was hyped up to be great but I find the 540 calories not worth the $5.40 it costs (maybe it was $5.60?) not to mention it would take running a 5k just to burn that all off.

    This is just a review by a person who hasn't had KFC since her childhood. I definitely have a sweet tooth and not a fan of salty foods, so maybe I'm a bit biased, but I love bacon, chicken and cheese so can't say I didn't give the Double Down a good chance to impress.

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