Ahhh, the 1990s. Back when margarine was good for you, and butter was bad. When carbs were necessary and kale simply wasn’t a word. When Dougie The Pizza Boy reigned supreme, and KFC didn’t feel the need to hide the word “fried” from their customers.
When “all you can eat” was a challenge not an epidemic. When the “salad bar” seemed like some kinda trick, and Sizzler was… sizzling.
When ‘Hot ‘n’ Spicy’ was a seasonal seasoning more exciting than Easter. When meals were chosen solely for the toys they came with.
We’ve dug up a selection of our favourite ’90s ads from KFC, Maccas, Pizza Hut, Red Rooster and more.
And for Novocastrians, there is a special Henny Penny-sized treat at the end for you, soaked in gravy.
And one final one for the Novocastrians – all of whom just assumed Henny Penny was a multinational fast food chain, not a handful of local resturants.Write a Letter to the Editor