To most people Chicago is about great architecture, the Lakes, the Mag Mile, and deep-dish pizza—but to a Cookie Athlete, Chicago means one thing—Garrett Popcorn.
If Garrett Popcorn is your first stop when you’re in the Windy City, you’re a Cookie Athlete. If you eat Garrett Popcorn while on the treadmill you know you’re a gold-level Cookie Athlete, and you deserve every delicious kernel.
If you’re still reading this and wondering what kind of treat can elicited such love? Read on you little sweet tooth. Imagine delicate, buttery caramel coated popcorn and the heartiest cheddar ch
round. Combine the two (Yes combine them, salty & sweet. Trust us, it’s the best.) and you have the world-famous Garrett Popcorn. Sure they have the plain ol’ flavors too, but here at Cookie Athlete we only recognize the Chicago Mix, as they call it.
Of course, the line outside of the place is crazy, but don’t bail. Wait your turn and enjoy your corn. Otherwise you may end up with a little angry Cookie Athlete on your hands.
Here are a couple stats to help you consume your Garrett Popcorn responsibly.
- Running a seven-minute mile down the Magnificent Mile will burn 174 calories
- Eating one serving of The Chicago Mix will cost you 170 calories.
Conclusion: You have a few options for enjoying Garrett Popcorn guilt free. Choose your favorite and enjoy yourself.
- Run, eat, run, eat. Repeat.
- Run, run, eat, eat. Repeat.
- Eat, eat, run, run. Repeat
This review was not solicited by Garrett Popcorn or anyone else, for that matter. We're just honest to goodness Cookie Athletes with a highly trained sweet tooth.