Riverdale Book Review

Of the 23 stories collected in the culinary-themed Archie Comics Spectacular edition Food Fight!, only five feature Riverdale High School cafeteria chef Miss Beazly. That’s a very low percentage. Just as remarkably, none of those five stories paints Miss Beazly as a hopeless bad cook. In fact, in “Dishing It Out,” she wins a Food Preparation contest at a Cafeteria Managers Workshop, and in another her lack of popularity among the student body is blamed not on any lack of skill but on “bad menu choices” such as Catfish Pizza, Mystery Loaf and Liver Burger.
The most common foods in Food Fight! are cookies and cakes—baked to perfection by Betty and Ethel, ruined by Veronica.