When it comes to entertainment in 2021, we've all had to get a little creative. But there are only so many TV shows you can binge-watch and hobbies you can take up and, let's be honest, Zoom parties have definitely lost their lustre.

That said, there is one thing that seems to have endured — the joy of ordering in. Getting hot, cheesy pizza delivered straight to your doorstep, for example, is a simple pleasure that will never lose its charm.

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On this episode of Good Bites Takeout, host Alex Melki is in the Montreal borough of Verdun - which, coincidentally, has recently been ranked as one of the coolest neighborhoods in the world - to try out the city’s latest fried chicken spot: Jack Le Coq.  

Owners Sam Salah and Jaques Gaspo are serving up their own secret recipe (seriously they wouldn't even give us a hint) using chicken locally sourced from Quebec.

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Getting the pre-packaged combo usually seems like the better deal, right? Surprisingly, ordering the items individually is actually cheaper in the long-run. Even if we often end up ordering the same thing in the end, people like to have the choice and the ability to customize. That's probably why, according to market research firm NPD Group, many 18-to-34 year-olds are abandoning combo meals and why the dollar menu is so hot right now. 

Another reason many of us are opting out of the traditional combo, is that it has become somewhat restrictive to the customer. Fairness, transparency and choice should be the status quo when it comes to our purchasing habits, right? We think so!

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