Timing is important when you're making fluffy biscuits -- or references to Paula Deen. When Gretchen Kurtz wrote her review of The Universal, comparing the sky-high biscuits to those of Paula Deen was a compliment. But by the time the paper with that review was off the press, Deen's career had been laid low. Says Denver Dave:
I take it Gretchen didn't get the memo on Paula Deen - might want to forego all the references to her for a bit. Probably not the model to which the Universal wishes to aspire. Although considering the way they treated their opening chef, I could be wrong about that.
But other writers -- and commenters -- continue to make references to Paula Deen.
See also: - The Universal: Biscuits rise to the occasion -- but the grits fall flat - Five reasons Paula Deen deserved to get fired - Videos: Why Paula Deen was (accidentally) good for America -- if not its waistlines
Yesterday Jenn Wohletz offered the "Five reasons Paula Deen deserved to be fired," which brought this comment from Dave Barnes (as well as more than a hundred more):
Well written. Thanks. 5 good reasons. You might have added reason 6: shilling for a diabetes drug company while telling you how great donuts are.
On our Show and Tell blog, Josiah Hesse offered "Why Paula Deen was (accidentally) good for America -- if not its waistlines" (complete with videos), giving her credit for at least making people pay attention to obesity. Which inspired this from Michael Barnes:
Westword. You have lost your fucking mind. How can you in all seriousness post a story that argues being fat is more of a threat than racism? That is absolutely absurd. Have you guys been bought out by the Koch Brothers? Because you been posting alot of really stupid stories as of late.
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Read Gretchen Kurtz's review of The Universal here. Read more about Paula Deen...well, just about everywhere. Is there anything left to see about her? If so, post it below.