This week McDonald's launched the Mac Snack Wrap in all of the chain's 1,400 outlets in Canada. It's just like the standard Big Mac, but instead all of the ingredients are stuffed inside a warm flour tortilla. It's a test run, and will be available through May 18th. Lucky Canadians! (No, this isn't a user-created [...]
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This is by far the most realistic cheeseburger tattoo we've come across thus far — just take a look at those sesame seeds! We love that it lacks all condiments and stays true to the whole "meat, cheese, more meat, bacon thing." Kind of reminds us of Wendy's Baconator.
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The thing that I found most intriguing about Stacy Perman's intensively researched and heavily footnoted book In-N-Out Burger: A Behind-the-Counter Look at the Fast-Food Chain That Breaks All the Rules (out in April, preorder on Amazon), is buried in the acknowledgments at the back of the book. Somewhere between expressions of gratitude to [...]
CT scan of a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich.
The website Radiology Art uses a GE CT scanner to take three-dimensional scans of everyday objects, going so far as offering Quicktime movies of the object rotating 360 degrees. They describe it as "a project dedicated to the deeper visualization of various objects that hold unique cultural importance [...]
Last night, Saturday Night Live aired the latest digital short by the Lonely Island, "I'm on a Boat," where Andy Samberg finds a prize in a cereal box for a free boat ride for three. Logically, he takes Akiva Schaffer and T-Pain. And they cook hamburgers: "I got my swim trunks / and my flippy-floppies [...]
The Grand Rapids Press writes about the The Fifth Third Burger: five-thirds of a pound of beef, dressed with sliced Spam, sausage gravy, fried eggs, and a gigantic pickle. Introduced at a private food fair as a possible dish to be served at the concession stands at Fifth Third Ballpark, in Comstock Park, MI, home [...]
Last night's Saturday Night Live, with Neil Patrick Harris, featured a parody of the Burger King Whopper Virgins, where everything just went wrong. Just like in the commercial, they ask: "What happens when you take Eastern European farmers, who have never eaten a burger, and ask them to compare a Whopper vs a Big Mac, [...]
Oh, these troubled economic times. Jack in the Box is rolling out a $2.99 Jumbo Deal featuring a Jumbo Jack hamburger, two tacos, and a small order of fries. The deal eschews the commonly-added soft drink and clocks in at an impressive 1260 calories (we checked).
Funny that the company in their press release said: "Between [...]