For reasons that are unclear to the rest of the staff Because they are giving them away in honor of their third anniversary today from 4:30-6 pm today, The Original dropped off two boxes of donut-burger sliders at the Merc office this afternoon, which were no doubt intended for the non-existent office of freelance food critic Chris Onstad. What his refined palate would have made of them I fear we may never know, because instead they have spent most of the day being gawked at and dared upon.
The only other person I could find who admitted to eating one was art director Justin Morrison, who also got mayonnaise squirted into his face, which he said was somewhat hard to wash out of his beard. And while he said it "wasn't his thing," he also promised to eat at least one more before leaving the office today. Why? "Because I like free donuts and I like free burgers." So, not a very good reason. And yet? There were at least a dozen of these things delivered to the office, and now a scant two remain. Do with this information what you will.
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