Allison Robicelli
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Allison Robicelli is The Takeout staff writer, a former professional chef, host of The Robicelli Argument Clinic Podcast, the author of three books, and a swan meat influencer.
1/18/20
10:35 PM
1

I had no intention of reading 14 separate Hot Pocket reviews when I clicked on this article but I got sucked into finishing the whole piece because like a good spy novel I couldn’t put it down. Very funny. You might be wasting your talents writing about the cuisine of Chez 7-Eleven. Read more

1/18/20
4:28 PM
1

For awhile they had a special chilli cheese dog flavor that I unashamedly loved. Dunno if I ever had cheeseburger hot pockets BUT I enjoy the lol ketchup flavor in the cheeseburger pizza rolls 😋

1/18/20
4:14 PM
1

You deserve the equivalent of a purple heart for your work eating that many Hot Pockets . . . perhaps we can call it the Cast Iron Stomach. Slightly related, wife and I are trying to make the Taiwanese Hot Pocket (aka Hu Jiao Bing) at home and are getting hung up on wrapping the damn things . . . We’ve tried three Read more

1/18/20
3:42 AM
1

Over the span of four days, I ate 35 Hot Pockets. No one should ever do this. Read more

1/17/20
2:08 PM
2

Allison, you have contributed some very fine writing to this site but this might truly be your finest hour.  I have no idea how you are going to top this one but I can’t wait to see it.

1/17/20
1:27 PM
4

Came here to extol the virtues of the Jalapeno pretzel one, and I was not disappointed to find my work had been done.  One of the interesting things about the Hot Pocket, which is not that surprising for food but very surprising for food that’s this processed, is that the quality of said Jalapeno pretzel hot pocket Read more

1/17/20
1:18 PM
1

I know the year’s only just started but this is genuinely the best piece of writing I’ve read so far this year.

1/17/20
12:57 PM
1

Obligatory (because I only see a screen cap, not the video)

1/17/20
12:39 PM
1

This is excellent food journalism.  That is all. 

1/17/20
12:21 PM
1

As a single, middle-aged, disabled gent.....I am far more familiar with HP’s than most people and I’ve eaten probably all of them at one point or another (and no, in no way, shape or form is that something I’m particularly proud of ....). Ironically, the only one that you Didn’t Review is the only one, imho, that’s Read more

1/17/20
12:15 PM
1

35 Hot Pockets in 4 days HOW were you still alive long enough to write this?!