The Thing That Should Not Be: KPC’s Italian Cheeseburger

Photo: Daniel Maurer

We’ve just added these photos to Grub Street’s new Flickr pool (join the Grub Street NY group and add your own!), but maybe we should’ve sent ’em to This Is Why You’re Fat. Seen here is a flattering portrayal of the Italian cheeseburger at Kennedy Pizza Chicken (that’s right, Kennedy Pizza Chicken) in Jackson Heights. The blue streaks are reflections from KPC’s awesome signage — as you can see, it borrows its name from KFC, its tagline “Chicken & Biscuits” from Popeyes, and its logo design from Church’s Chicken. Our love of Dickie Dee’s–style Italian hot dogs is no secret, but…