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Is this just me, or can you taste or smell the grease?

When you buy a soda from a restaurant or the gas station (if they fry food there), can you taste or smell the grease on your cup and straw, or am I just weird?


Asked by m-avi at 4:40 PM on Dec. 15, 2012 in Food & Drink

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  • Sometimes and it gags me!

    My oldest sons first job was a fry cook for DQ, and OMG he reaked after work of grease. I remember making him strip down in the garage before he could come into the house, lol

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 4:45 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • I notice it in McDonald's coffee (which is why I avoid McDonald's coffee at all costs)

    Answer by NotPanicking at 4:41 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • Sometimes I can.

    Answer by 3libras at 4:41 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • Grease in general makes me nauseous. After I cook pancakes or sausage links or anything on the stove that requires frying, I have to clean the stove off right away after it cools or the smell will drive me insane.

    Answer by tnm786 at 4:47 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • Me too tnm!

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 4:49 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • I've never noticed it on my cup or straw, but I do smell it when I go into places like that. I worked at KFC when I was in high school, and the smell of grease made me gag back when I worked there. I hated it, and I didn't eat fast food for ages after I worked there (although I do again now, sometimes). I'm still not a real fan of the smell, even when we use our deep fryer here at home (which is also rare).

    Answer by wendythewriter at 5:07 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • On certain things I can and it grosses me out.

    Answer by liss05 at 6:04 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • I can't say I ever have.

    Answer by idareyou at 7:04 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • Um no. But most of the restaurants here have their fountain drink areas in front of the counter where customers can fill them themselves.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:21 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • even when I go into a gas station that fries food... I can't stand the smell and I feel like it's on my clothing.

    Comment by m-avi (original poster) at 4:45 PM on Dec. 15, 2012

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