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The Good, the Bad and the Krunchy

As he nears the end of his degree, Jay Meros looks back on three years of fast food (through haiku)

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STORY THE FIRST – KRUNCHY FRIED CHICKEN – FALLOWFIELD – MEAL OF CHOICE – NUMBER 4 (with a drink)

Fillet burger meal,

Or possibly a snack box,

I would die for you.

 

STORY THE SECOND – SPICE KITCHEN – CURRY MILE – PREFERRED MEAL – £2 DONNER

Whenever I’m drunk,

Two pounds for meat, salad, bread,

Value tastes so good.

 

STORY THE THIRD – DIXY CHICKEN – FALLOWFIELD – PREFERRED MEAL – JUST CHIPS

Chicken can’t compete,

Not awful, but not unique,

Get me to Krunchy.

 

STORY THE FOURTH – TJ’S FAST FOOD – PICCADILLY – PREFERRED MEAL – ANYTHING FROM A BIN

I came to you once,

Watery fish and raw chips,

I’ll never again.

 

STORY THE FINAL – SANGAM’S – CURRY MILE – PREFERRED MEAL – CHEESY CHIPS WITH MANGO SAUCE

The staple of youth,

Better kebabs than Abdul’s,

Cheesy chips, divine.

  • Oli Vercart-Wright

    Brilliant review. I would love to see Jay Meros pick apart the student curry houses through a series of acrostic poems. As a visiting Frenchman I find the selection bewildering