Randoms-Best Burger Toppings, Afraid of what's in a Hot Dog?, & More!


We’re not ready to hit the road quite yet …Memorial Day Weekend is typically a huge time for travel, but it seems we’re not comfortable venturing out too far just yet. A Harris poll revealed that 95% of respondents feel it’s too soon to travel. And for the first time in 20 years, AAA isn’t issuing its forecast of Memorial Day Weekend travel numbers. “Last year, 43 million Americans traveled for Memorial Day Weekend -- the second-highest travel volume on record since AAA began tracking holiday travel volumes in 2000,” said Paula Twidale, senior vice president, of AAA Travel. “With social distancing guidelines still in practice, this holiday weekend’s travel volume is likely to set a record low.” (Fast Company)

Will movie theaters be a thing of the past? Movie studios have been offering some of their new releases through streaming services during the coronavirus pandemic – and it seems most people really like being able to watch new movies at home. In fact, a new survey found that 70% of respondents said they would rather watch new movies at home. (NY Daily News)

Best burger toppings …Tired of the usual ketchup and mayonnaise? Delish.com offers a list of the 100 best burger toppings. There’s everything from a spicy corn burger to a hummus burger to a pizza burger. There’s even a mac 'n' cheese burger, an avocado mango burger and a peanut butter and jelly burger.

  • OK, how adventurous are you with your burger toppings? Are you a purist who only wants cheese and maybe a little mayo, ketchup or mustard on there? Or, are you always trying new crazy toppings to put on your burger?

Are you afraid of what’s in your hot dog? Even though Americans eat 20 billion hot dogs a year, a survey found that 43% of us are too scared to find out what's in them. The survey, by Hormel’s Applegate division, found that women are more afraid of hot dog ingredients than men -- 50% vs 37%. Millennials are least likely to eat hot dogs, with 24% saying they never buy them. The survey also found that 33% of Americans avoid hot dogs because they think they’re made with low-quality meat, chemicals and artificial ingredients. 70% say the fewer ingredients the better when it comes to hot dogs. But when it comes to toppings, mustard rules, with 61% of Americans saying mustard was their fav way to top a dog. (PRNewsw